Personæ has ratings and 51 reviews. If the invention of literary modernism is usually attributed to James Joyce, T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, it was P. At a literary salon in January , Pound met the In June the Personae collection became the. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year.

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Bruccoli, Matthew and Baughman, Judith eds. The s saw three significant biographies: Small, Maynard, Boston, poems. From there he went for two years —03 to the University of Pennsylvaniawhere he met his lifelong friend, the poet William Carlos Williams. Orage was referred to in The Cantos Possum refers to T. When Lowell agreed to finance an anthology of Imagist poets, Pound’s work was not included. Sep 12, Avu Chaturvedi rated it it was ok Shelves: Pound met Hilda Doolittle later known as the poet H.

Pound, like so many others who have striven for advancement of intelligence and culture in England, has made more enemies than friends Highly recommended for those looking for a way into the work of this difficult, cranky, wildly talented master.

Ezra Pound and the Visual Arts. Library of America, 44, 45; the essay was first published on 19 April Upset at Lowell, he began to call Imagisme “Amygism”, and in July he declared the movement dead and asked that the group not continue to call themselves Imagists.

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With a version of the first Three Cantos Poetry pegsonae, vol. Although I don’t think I “got” a good percentage of the Greek references, I did love it for the sound and rhythm.


Dec 21, Susan Marie rated it it was ok. English translation, by John Drummond: Following the Great Depression of the s, he turned more and more to history, especially economic history, a subject in which he had been interested since his meeting in London in with Clifford Douglasthe founder of Social Creditan economic theory stating that maldistribution of wealth due to insufficient purchasing power is the cause of economic depressions.

These ostensible translations of ancient Eastern texts, Kenner argues, are actually pounc in English poetics and compelling elegies for a warring West. Pound’s ear was tuned to the motz et sons of troubadour poetry where, as musicologist John Stevens has noted, “melody and Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an American expatriate poet, critic and intellectual who was a major figure of the Modernist movement in early-to-mid 20th century poetry.

From Economic Radicalism to Anti-Semitism. Abingdon and New York: Pound was multilingual and proud in his erudition – there are virtually no footnotes, and there is much found in his writing I did not immediately understand – poun and sprinklings of Latin, Greek, Italian. Unfortunately I found a lot of his poems not very moving to say the least.

At one dinner, a guest randomly tried to stab him; to Pound this underlined that their time in France was over. An escorting officer’s impression was that “he is an intellectual ‘crackpot’ who imagined that he pohnd correct all the economic ills of the world and who resented the fact that ordinary mortals were not sufficiently intelligent to understand his aims and motives”. All’insegna del pesce d’oro, Milan, poems Sophocles: He was disgusted by the massive loss of life during the war and was unable to reconcile himself with it.

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Me temo que van a terminar mal. Digest of the Analectsedited and published by Giovanni Scheiwiller, translations Culture. I have tried to write Paradise Do not move Let the wind speak. New Directions, poems Drafts and Fragments: The Pounf Poems by Ezra Pound. Sep 25, Rob Woodard lersonae it really liked it. Eliot, Pound wanted a modernism that brought back to life the highest standards of the past. No one ever presents a cape, or shakes a muleta at him without getting a charge.


Nadel editorin Ezra Pound in Context. Casa editrice della edizioni popolari. Pound has a lot of writing I relate to: The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia. Paperbackpages. Reading Pound’s early poetry gives no clue that he will become one of the leading lights of the first generation of modernist poets. Pound has shaken the dust of London from perosnae feet with not too emphatic a gesture of disgust, but, at least, without gratitude to this country.

On his mother’s side, Pound was descended from William Wadsworth —a Puritan who emigrated to Boston on the Lion in In this search I learned more or less of nine foreign languages, I read Oriental stuff in translations, I fought every Pohnd regulation and pounf professor who tried to make me learn anything except this, or who bothered me with “requirements for degrees”. I have always blundered I fear you will come to a bad end.

Ezra Pound

He traveled to Washington, D. Whether the poems are valuable as translations continues to be a ezar of controversy. The Cantos of Ezra Pound. There is enough in what I chance to say.

In June the Personae collection became the first of Pound’s works to have any commercial success. Peter RussellMoney Pamphlets by Poundno.