The Machine Will Never Triumph, part three
America: A Case Study
This, the final introductory chapter, uses the concrete example of America to showcase, in brief, some of the major themes of this study. Lawrence’s major poetic work on America is The Evening Land.
1.1. The Evening Land
The sun sets in you.
Are you the grave of our day?
Shall I come to you, the open tomb of my race?
I would come, if I felt my hour…