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poetry of Ezra Pound

Alice Steiner Amdur

poetry of Ezra Pound

by Alice Steiner Amdur

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pound, Ezra, -- 1885-1972

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published:Radcliffe College, 1936.

    Statementby Alice Steiner Amdur.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20917372M

    Ezra Pound () is now recognised as the central figure of Anglo/American modernism, the man who did most to shape the movement which in turn did most to shape the 20th Century cultural landscape in the west. Born in Idaho in the United States, Pound grew up and was educated in Pennsylvania. Poet Ezra Pound was born on Octo , in Hailey, Idaho. He studied literature and languages in college and in left for Europe, where he published several successful books of :

    The Cantos by Ezra Pound is an incomplete long poem of sections, each of which is a canto. Most of it was written between and , although much of the early work was abandoned and the early cantos, as finally published, date from onwards. It is a book-length work, widely considered to present formidable difficulties to the reader. The Cantos is generally considered one of the. Ezra Pound - Ezra Pound - Anti-American broadcasts: As war in Europe drew near, Pound returned home () in the hope that he could help keep the peace between Italy and the United States. He went back to Italy a disappointed man, and between and , after Italy and the United States were at war, he made several hundred broadcasts over Rome Radio on subjects ranging from James Joyce to.

    Buy Ezra Pound: Poems and Translations (Library of America) 1st Edition by Pound, Ezra (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(14).   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks 13 by Ezra Pound; Cathay by Bai Li and Ezra Pound. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Li, Bai, Author: Pound, Ezra, Title.


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Poetry of Ezra Pound by Alice Steiner Amdur Download PDF EPUB FB2

This pioneering study did much to rehabilitate Ezra Pound's reputation after a long period of critical hostility and neglect. Published init was the first comprehensive examination of the Cantos and other major works that would strongly influence the course of contemporary poetry.5/5(1).

Ezra Pound is widely considered one of the most influential poets of the 20th century; his contributions to modernist poetry were enormous. He was an early champion of a number of avant-garde and modernist poets; developed important channels of intellectual and aesthetic exchange between the United States and Europe; and contributed to important literary movements such as Imagism and Vorticism.

The author found so much that sheds light on Pound's poetry from reading Pound's prose, at the time lost pretty much in out of print books and gone periodicals. Now, however, Pound's prose is pretty readily available in book form from New Directions and this through Kenner's pioneer work does make Pound's poems and Cantos far more by: Ezra Pound has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Ezra Pound’s most popular book is Selected Poems of Ezra Pound. Ezra Pound is widely considered one of the most influential poets of the 20th century; his contributions to modernist poetry were enormous. He was an early champion of a number of avant-garde and modernist poets; developed important channels of intellectual and aesthetic exchange between the.

This pioneering study did much to rehabilitate Ezra Pound's reputation after a long period of critical hostility and neglect. Published init was the first comprehensive examination of the Cantos and other major works that would strongly influence the course of contemporary poetry/5.

This pioneering study did much to rehabilitate Ezra Pound's reputation after a poetry of Ezra Pound book period of critical hostility and neglect. Published init was the first comprehensive examination of the Cantos and other major works that would strongly influence the course of contemporary poetry.

‘The Seafarer’. As well as being a fine poet, Ezra Pound was also a gifted translator, and many of his own poems incorporate allusions to different literary traditions, from the Japanese haiku to ancient Greek lyric and epic poetry and the French troubadours.

This line Anglo-Saxon poem is often considered an elegy, since it appears to be spoken by an old sailor looking back on his life. Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October – 1 November ) was an expatriate American poet and critic, a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement, and a fascist sympathizer.

His contribution to poetry began with his development of Imagism, a movement derived from classical Chinese and Japanese poetry, stressing clarity, precision, concision, and economy of language. Ezra Pound, in full Ezra Loomis Pound, (born OctoHailey, Idaho, U.S.—died November 1,Venice, Italy), American poet and critic, a supremely discerning and energetic entrepreneur of the arts who did more than any other single figure to advance a “modern” movement in English and American promoted, and also occasionally helped to shape, the work of such.

The Return. One of Ezra Pound’s most famous poems, ‘The Return’ was written in and then published in The New Poetry: An Anthology in It describes the return of a group of gods. At the beginning of the poem “they” are coming back to earth tentatively, as if they are unsure how to proceed.

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an American expatriate poet and critic and a major figure in the early modernist movement in poetry. He became known for his role in developing Imagism, which, in reaction to the Victorian and Georgian poets, favored tight language, unadorned imagery, and a strong correspondence between the verbal and musical qualities of the verse and the mood it.

William Hugh Kenner (January 7, – Novem ) was a Canadian literary scholar, critic and professor. He published widely on Modernist literature with particular emphasis on James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and Samuel major study of the period, The Pound Era, argued for Pound as the central figure of Modernism, and is considered one of the most important works on the : January 7,Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

Ezra Pound: Poet. Vol 1: The Young Genius by A David Moody pp, Oxford, £ There's a blur near the centre of 20th-century literary. The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics and Madness of Ezra Pound – review Daniel Swift’s account of the disgraced poet’s years in a mental hospital is enthralling but leaves us little wiser as.

Early Writings is a unique selection of Ezra Pound's early poems and prose, edited with an introductory essay and notes by Pound expert Ira Nadel. The poetry includes such early masterpieces as "The Seafarer," "Homage to Sextus Propertius," "Hugh Selwyn Mauberley," and the first eight of Pound's incomparable "Cantos.".

Ezra Pound is generally considered the poet most responsible for defining and promoting a modernist aesthetic in poetry. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

Ezra Pound, ca. Since his return to Italy, Ezra Pound has spent most of his time in the Tirol, staying at Castle Brunnenburg with his wife, his daughter Mary, his son-in-law Prince Boris de Rachewiltz, and his grandchildren. However, the mountains in this resort country near Merano are cold in the winter, and Mr.

Pound likes the sun. Commission poem by Ezra my songs to the lonely and the unsatisfiedGo also to the nerveracked go to the enslavedbyconvention. Page this poem belongs in his book 'Lustra'. The poem deals with the relationship between the poet and his readers and describes poetry as a 'liberating force'.Ratings:   The latest contribution to the Pound conundrum is Daniel Swift’s “The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics and Madness of Ezra Pound.” Swift is not a literary scholar.

Instead, he is a kind of. Looking for books by Ezra Pound? See all books authored by Ezra Pound, including Selected Poems (New Directions Paperbook), and The Cantos, and more on Ezra Pound is generally considered the poet most responsible for defining and promoting a modernist aesthetic in poetry.

In the early teens of the twentieth century, he opened a seminal exchange of work and ideas between British and American writers, and was famous for the generosity with which he advanced the work of such major contemporaries as W.

B. Yeats, Robert Frost, William Carlos. This book is a very good introduction to the work of Ezra Pound. There's a little bit of everything! You get some of his earlier, shorter poems, like "In a Station of the Metro," some translations, like "The Seafarer," or "Homage to Sextus Propertius," the famous Mauberley sequence (this book includes both the "original" poem "Hugh Selwyn Mauberley" and Pound's later poem "Mauberley" /5(5).