Ezra Pound's Adams Cantos

Ezra Pound's Adams Cantos

by David Ten Eyck


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472567666
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 04/24/2014
Series: Historicizing Modernism
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

David Ten Eyck teaches Modernism and poetry at the University of Lorraine, France. He is currently co-editing a new critical edition of Pound's Pisan Cantos and, in addition to his work on Pound he has written articles on 20th-century writers such as David Jones, James Joyce, John Berryman and Philip Larkin.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Notes on the Text
Introduction: Ezra Pound's 'Adams Paideuma'
1 The Genesis and Composition of the Adams Cantos
2 'Including History': The Evolution of Ezra Pound's Documentary Method in the 1920s and 1930s
3 Reading the Adams Cantos
4 The Representation of History and Law in the Adams Cantos
5 The Adams Cantos and Ezra Pound's Social Criticism of the 1930s and 1940s
6 The Continuing Importance of the 'Adams Paideuma' in Ezra Pound's Late Cantos
A A Selection of Pound's College Notes on Colonial and Revolutionary America
B Pound's 1931 Reading Notes for the Works of John Adams
C Tables of Reference in Pound's Copies of the Works of John Adams
D 'Confucio Totalitario' (1939)
E Unpublished Material on John Adams and the American Revolution from the Thrones Poetry

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