Myth, Form and Intertextuality in Edwin Muir


  • Gabriel Insausti University of Navarra
Keywords: Edwin Muir, Form, Myth, Intertextuality, Modernism


Edwin Muir has often embarrassed critics as a rara avis. He was overlooked by anthologists before 1950 and, although subsequent anthologies never failed to include him, he was still hard to place for many readers. Labelled as a “traditionalist” or a “craftsman”, his later work proves however that Muir was much more. Understanding his use of myth, form and intertextuality enables us to rethink the significance of his work in the twentieth-century context.


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How to Cite
Insausti, G. (2021). Myth, Form and Intertextuality in Edwin Muir . International Journal of English Studies, 21(2), 83–100.