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Ezra Pound and his world

Peter Ackroyd

Ezra Pound and his world

by Peter Ackroyd

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972,
    • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Critics -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Ackroyd.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3531.O82 Z5365 1980b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3851757M
      ISBN 100500130698
      LC Control Number81169946

        Ezra Pound, the father of modernism, the poet most responsible for defining and promoting a modernist aesthetic in poetry, lived in an attic of Palazzo Baratti in downtown Rapallo, at Via Marsala 12 directly on the promenade. The famous American expatriate was a . When he returned to the United States, he published his first essay, "Raphaelite Latin," in Book News Monthly. After that, Ezra Pound managed to irritate the head of the UPenn English Department, which resulted in him not getting his fellowship renewed. Pound therefore decided to leave UPenn without finishing his doctorate.

      Ezra Pound moved to Venice with only $80 in hopes of making a name for himself in the world of poetry. He published his first poetry book, "A Lume Spento," with his own money. Oct 1, Moved to London In late , Pound visited London, where he befriended many established writers such as William Butler Yeats and Ford Madox Ford. A new edition of Pound's groundbreaking shorter poems. If the invention of literary modernism is usually attributed to James Joyce, T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, it was Pound alone who provided (in.

      This book is a very good introduction to the work of Ezra Pound. There's a little bit of everything! You get some of his earlier, shorter poems, like "In a Station of the Metro," some translations, like "The Seafarer," or "Homage to Sextus Propertius," the famous Mauberley sequence (this book includes both the "original" poem "Hugh Selwyn Mauberley" and Pound's later poem "Mauberley" whereas. Ezra Pound () was a world-renown expatriate American poet who, when it came to writing, emphasized the importance of clarity, precision and, most of all, economy of language. Pound worked as a literary editor in London during the early 20th century, where he mentored and helped to promote now famous contemporaries of his, such as T. S.


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Ezra Pound and his world by Peter Ackroyd Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ezra Pound and His World book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Presents the life and discusses the works of the controver /5.

Ezra Pound and his world. [Peter Ackroyd] -- Examines the life of the American poet and evaluates his work and career.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ackroyd. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description. 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 United States and Europe; and contributed to important literary movements such as Imagism and Vorticism.

End to Torment: A Memoir of Ezra Pound is the deeply personal journal kept by the poet H. (Hilda Doolittle. ) inthe year Ezra Pound was released from St.

Elizabeth's in Washington, D.C., and returned to Italy.H. D., hospitalized in Switzerland from a fall, was urged to put down on paper, once and for all, her memories of Pound, which reached back towhen she was.

Synopsis. Poet Ezra Pound was born on Octoin Hailey, Idaho. He studied literature and languages in college and in left for Europe. Wyndham Lewis in Blast starts with the Red Indian, and then cites Poe, Whistler, Henry James, and Walt Whitman, ending with Ezra Pound as the high points of American art.

These are Lewis' notes on Pound: Demon pantechnicon driver, busy with removal of old world into new quarters. In his steel net of impeccable technique he has lately caught Li Po.

In his influential The Roots of Treason: Ezra Pound and the Secret of St. Elizabeths (), the psychiatrist E. Fuller Torrey claimed that Pound’s lawyer, Julien Cornell, in cahoots with Dr.

Ezra Pound () was a world-renown expatriate American poet who, when it came. to writing, emphasized the importance of clarity, precision and, most of all, economy of. language. Pound worked as a literary editor in London during the early 20th century. Pound, a bitter man in his sixties, living in Rapallo, Italy, spewing venom and hatred against his country in time of war, and not a video technology war, but truly a world war to determine the.

Ezra Pound was born in in Hailey, Idaho. He came to Europe in and settled in London, where he was to meet Yeats, Eliot, Ford, Hulme and Gaudier-Brzeska. In he moved to Paris, and later to Rapallo. His acquaintances by now included Joyce, Hemingway, Brancusi.

By Pound had moved on, in accordance with his own rallying cry to “make it new”, contributing to the avant garde movement known as Vorticism which incorporated new ideas from the world of art. The list of artists Pound collaborated with and championed during this period reads like a roll call of English language modernism: James Joyce.

OCLC Number: Notes: By T.S. Eliot. "Published in early January at 35 cents, in conjunction with the publication, also by Alfred A. Knopf, of Ezra Pound's Lustra (); copies printed.". Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (Hailey, Idaho Territory, United States, Octo – Venice, Italy, November 1, ) was an American expatriate poet, critic and intellectual who was a major figure of the Modernist movement in the first half of the 20th century.

Pound was the driving force behind several Modernist movements, notably Imagism and Vorticism. Introduction About the book: Ezra Pound: His Metric and Poetry (New York: Alfred Knopf, ) was T.S. Eliot's second book (following Prufrock and Other Observations, also published in ).However, the book was originally issued with anonymous authorship.

It was a small book of about 31 pages and the original printing was only 1, copies. Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October – 1 November ) was an American expatriate poet and critic of the early modernist movement.

His contribution to poetry began with his promotion of Imagism, a movement that called for a return to more Classical values, stressing clarity, precision and economy of language, and had an interest in verse forms such as the Japanese s: 1.

Ezra Pound’s classic book about the meaning of literature, with a new introduction by Michael Dirda. This important work, first published inis a concise statement of Pound’s aesthetic theory. It is a primer for the reader who wants to maintain an active, critical mind and become increasingly sensitive to the beauty and inspiration of the world’s best literature.

Pound’s arraignment for treason and spell in a psychiatric hospital is a great subject, so why write such an annoying book. Published: 9 Mar The Bughouse by Daniel Swift review – Ezra. 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.

Ezra Pound and his World (Thames and Hudson, ). ISBN ; Bacigalupo, Massimo. The Forméd Trace: The Later Poetry of Ezra Pound (Columbia University Press, ). ISBN ; Cookson, William. A Guide to the Cantos of Ezra Pound (Anvil, ). ISBN ; Edwards, John Hamilton and William W.

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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 expressed.Hugh Kenner, perhaps the preeminent authority on Pound, has written a retrospective preface for the reissue of his famous book, long out of print.

James Laughlin, in his foreword, writes that The Poetry of Ezra Pound "turned the tide" not only for its subject but also for his company, New Directions, which first published it in America.5/5(1).Ezra Pound and the Globalization of Literature Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania, USA) 6.

Ezra Pound and the Comparative Literature of the Present, or, Triptych Rome/London/Pisa Christine Froula (Northwestern University, USA) II. Pound's Value 7. Ezra Pound and the Critique of Value Paul Stasi (University at Albany, USA) 8.