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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pound, Ezra, -- 1885-1972.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHugh Kenner.
The Physical Object
Pagination342p. ;
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21143519M

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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 and 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: Ezra Pound has books on Goodreads with ratings. Ezra Pound’s most popular book is Selected Poems of Ezra Pound. 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. This pioneering study did much to rehabilitate Ezra Pound's reputation after a long period of critical hostility and neglect. Published in , it was the first comprehensive examination of the Cantos and other major works that would strongly influence the course of contemporary poetry/5.

This pioneering study did much to rehabilitate Ezra Pound's reputation after a long period of critical hostility and neglect. Published in , it was the first comprehensive examination of the Cantos and other major works that would strongly influence the course of contemporary poetry. ‘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. Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October – 1 November ) was an expatriate American poet and critic, a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement, and a fascist sympathizer. His contribution to poetry began with his development of Imagism, a movement derived from classical Chinese and Japanese poetry, stressing clarity, precision, concision, and economy of language. 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.

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. At the beginning of the poem “they” are coming back to earth tentatively, as if they are unsure how to proceed. 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. 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: Poet. Vol 1: The Young Genius by A David Moody pp, Oxford, £ There's a blur near the centre of 20th-century literary .