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The poetry of Ezra Pound

by Hugh Kenner

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHugh Kenner ; new preface by the author ; foreword by James Laughlin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3531.O82 Z7 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 342 p. :
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3028149M
    ISBN 100803277563
    LC Control Number85008622

      Ezra Pound arrived at St Elizabeths with the following possessions: twenty-one stamps, a broken watch, a fifty-dollar cheque from PM magazine, a bone-handled cane, seven books and a hairbrush. The hospital inventory is dated 26 December and also mentions a 'briefcase with papers of unknown value', which were his manuscripts of translations Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.   Ezra Pound: His Metric and Poetry. Thomas Stearns Eliot. , 3 Ratings; Publisher Description. There are twenty people who have their opinion of him for every one who has read his writings with any care. Of those twenty, there will be some who are shocked, some who are ruffled, some who are irritated, and one or two whose sense of dignity is /5(3).

    Citations to book chapters. Over records for default search: Pound, Ezra There are a number of subdivisions. For example, DE "Pound, Ezra About individual works--The cantos" brings up 18 entries (January ). Arts and Humanities Citation Index (via Web of Science). Over citations. New York Times Historical Author: Naomi Lederer. 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 expressed.

    Ezra Pound, in full Ezra Loomis Pound, (born Octo , Hailey, 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. Pound was also befriended there by Hugh Kenner, whose The Poetry of Ezra Pound () was highly influential in causing a reassessment of Pound's poetry. Other scholars began to edit the Pound Newsletter, which eventually led to the publication of the first guide to The Cantos, Annotated Index to the Cantos of Ezra Pound ().


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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.

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).

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 The poetry of Ezra Pound book 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: Pound's lyric genius, his superb technique, and his fresh insight into literary problems make him one of the small company of men who through the centuries have kept poetry alive―one of the great innovators.

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‘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. 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.

Pound's lyric genius, his superb technique, and his fresh insight into literary problems make him one of the small company of men who through the centuries have kept poetry alive—one of the great innovators.

This book offers a compact yet representative selection of Ezra Pound's poems and translations. 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. Exclusive Modern Poetry Specialists Buying, selling and building collections of modern poetry for institutional and private collectors and clients worldwide.

Our stock includes first edition books, broadsides, chapbooks, letters and manuscript material, with. 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 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.

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Ezra Pound (–) is generally considered the poet most responsible for defining and promoting a modernist aesthetic in poetry. Ira Nadel, professor of English at the University of British Columbia, is the author of Ezra Pound, A Literary Life and the general editor of The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound.

Ira Nadel, professor of English at the University of British Columbia, is the 4/4(2). 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.

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In The Bughouse. Essays for Ezra Pound: Poems. Ezra Pound: Poems essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of Ezra Pound's poetry. Ezra Pound's Material Girl; The Sargasso Sea Femme; Fading Margins: Adventure and Transience in “Ulysses” and “The Seafarer”.

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.

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.Ezra Pound's contribution to poetry is marked by his promotion of Imagism, a movement centered on clarity, economic language, and started this movement after studying Japanese forms of poetry like waka verse and haiku.

These forms have strict conventions and .