Ezra Pound

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Drawing on a series of new sources, this biography of Ezra Pound - the first to appear in more than a decade - outlines his contribution to modernism through a detailed account of his development, influence and continued significance. It pays special attention to his role in creating Imagism, Vorticism and the modern long poem, as well as his importance for Yeats, Joyce and Eliot. His roles as editor, translator and critic, plus his attempt to ...

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Overview

Drawing on a series of new sources, this biography of Ezra Pound - the first to appear in more than a decade - outlines his contribution to modernism through a detailed account of his development, influence and continued significance. It pays special attention to his role in creating Imagism, Vorticism and the modern long poem, as well as his importance for Yeats, Joyce and Eliot. His roles as editor, translator and critic, plus his attempt to complete The Cantos, are also studied.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333582565
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 10/1/2004
  • Series: Literary Lives Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Meet the Author

Ira Nadel is a Professor of English at the University of British Columbia.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
• Mastership at One Leap: 1885-1908
• My Music is Your Disharmony: 1908-1914
• The Noble Crested Screamer: 1914-1920
• Bring Order to Your Surroundings: 1920-1929
• The Indifferent Never Made History: 1930-1945
• Nothin Undecided: 1940-1948
• The European Mind Stops: 1958-1972
• Index

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  • Posted December 22, 2010

    Obscure poet

    Recived it as a gift form a friend who thought i would appreciate his demensional look at life.

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