Early Writings (Pound, Ezra): Poems and Prose [NOOK Book]

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Ezra Pound makes his Penguin Classics debut with this unique selection of his 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 ...
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Early Writings (Pound, Ezra): Poems and Prose

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Overview

Ezra Pound makes his Penguin Classics debut with this unique selection of his 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.” The prose includes a series of articles and critical pieces, with essays on Imagism, Vorticism, Joyce, and the well-known “Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry.”





First time in Penguin Classics




Includes generous selections of Pound's poetry, as well as an assortment of prose




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Library Journal
If you didn't pop for the Library of America's recent $40 hardcover of Pound's prose and poetry, this $15 paperback will give you a good selection. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101007341
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 6/28/2005
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 856,075
  • File size: 480 KB

Meet the Author

Ezra Pound (1885–1972) 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 author of Ezra Pound, A Literary Life and the general editor of The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound.


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Table of Contents

Early Writings Ezra Pound Introduction
Abbreviations
Suggestions for Further Reading
Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

Poems
To the Raphaelite Latinists
Cino
Na Audiart
Villonaud for This Yule
Histrion
In Durance
Revolt
Sestina: Altaforte
Piere Vidal Old
Ballad of the Goodly Fere
Blandula, Tenulla Vagula
Und Drang
Redondillas, or Something of That Sort
To Whistler, American
Portrait d'une Femme
N.Y.
The Seafarer
The Return
Fratres Minores
The Complete Political Works of T. E. Hulme
Salutation the Third
Song of the Bowmen of Shu
The River Song
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
Exile's Letter
Tenzone
The Garden
1915: February
Commission
A Pact
Further Instructions
A Song of the Degrees
ITÉ
Liu Ch'e
The Coming of War: Acæon
In a Station of the Metro
The Encounter
L'Art, 1910
Ancient Music
Provincia Deserta
Villanelle: The Psychological Hour
Near Perigord
L'Homme Moyen Sensuel
Homage to Sextus Propertius
Hugh Selwyn Mauberley
The Cantos, (1917)
Three Cantos of a Poem of Some Length
Canto I
Canto II
Canto III

The Fourth Canto
The Fifth Canto
The Sixth Canto
The Seventh Canto
Eighth Canto

Prose
What I Feel About Walt Whitman
The Wisdom of Poetry
Psychology and Troubadours
How I Began
Imagisme
Troubadours—Their Sorts and Conditions
The Serious Artist
A Retrospect
The Tradition
The Prose Tradition of Verse
Vorticism
Affirmations . . . IV . As for Imagisme
Chinese Poetry
Chinese Poetry—II
The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry
James Joyce, At Last the Novel Appears
Paris Letter, Ulysses

Index

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