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The Pound era

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University of California Press , Berkeley, Los Angeles
Pound, Ezra, -- 1885-
Statementby Hugh Kenner.
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Paginationxiv,606p. :
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Open LibraryOL18774767M
ISBN 100520024273

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Ezra Pound’s most popular book is Selected Poems of Ezra Pound. ISBN: OCLC The Pound era book Notes: Originally published: Berkeley: University of California Press, ; London: Faber,   "Hugh Kenner's The Pound Era could as well be known as the Kenner era, for there is no critic who has more firmly established his claim to valuable literary property than has Kenner to the first three decades of the 20th century in of pervious studies of Joyce, T.S.

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By Hugh kenner. pages. Illustrated Univereity of California. $ To arbiters of literary status, the Claim of Hugh Kenner's audacious new title, “The Pound Era,” will. A Loathsome Ezra Pound and His Devoted Lovers in 'Treason' The Pound Era.

William Pratt letter on David Gates February 1 review of Ezra Pound: Poems and Translations (S) Show More. 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.

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).

Pound is not the only major 20th-century literary figure who supported fascism or held racist views; but he is the only one who engaged with the extreme right. As much a work of art as criticism, Kenner’s book brings the era alive with surging yet layered vividness. Like his subjects (Pound, Eliot, Joyce, HD) Kenner has mastered the "luminous detail" -the one vivid image that achieves a "raid on the inarticulate" giving clarity and voice to the formerly murky and unsung/5(4).

Ezra Pound, in full Ezra Loomis Pound, (born OctoHailey, 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.

Let's face it, few of us are likely to hack our way through the thickets (some of them rendered in Chinese) of Ezra Pound's Cantos. Even in college, in a course onmodern literature, we didn't actually read the Cantos, instead we 4/5(1).

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Front endpaper neatly removed, else About Fine w/ curled top front corner; jacket lightly wrinkled at spine tips. The definitive collection of the shorter poems selected by Ezra Pound, himself. pp inc. Index of Titles and First Lines. Pound’s free translation of a Mei Sheng poem from BCE is given a detailed close reading in Hugh Kenner’s landmark book The Pound Era.

Pound refigures the heavy repetitions of the Chinese. Consensus so uniform inevitably invites dissent, and it was only six years later that the distinguished critic Hugh Kenner published a provocative and influential book, one still essential for anyone striving to assess Anglo- American modernism.

Its title, The Pound Era, implicitly repudiated the widespread belief that Eliot had dominated his.

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For the student of modern letters it is a treasure, for the general reader it is one of the most interesting books he will ever pick up in a lifetime of reading.”. Ezra Pound’s book on the French sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska was first published in An enlarged edition, including thirty pages of illustrations (sculpture and drawings) as well as Pound’s later pieces on Gaudier, was brought out inand is now re-issued as an ND Paperbook.

For those wishing to experience Pound for the first time I recommend “In a Train Station by the Metro”. This poem embodies the modernists’ direction to come. Sparse to any hint of superfluity this is Pound at his nascent best. As a precursor to th. teacher-scholar's book is Roscoe Pound's, even though the book be short, its suggestiveness is enormously increased by its reference to an exceptionally broad context that has become classic in the legal literature of this century -and a reviewer is hard put to provide an adequate synopsis.Michaels, secure those foundational values for the modern era Michaels’s book follows in the tradition of Landis — and in some ways, even Pound — to not only defend the idea of the administrative state and its importance to modern government, but also to help reimagine the ways in which our core commitment to constitutional separation of.The Pound Era (Book): Kenner, Hugh: Hugh Kenner's The Pound Era could as well be known as the Kenner era, for there is no critic who has more firmly established his claim to valuable literary property than has Kenner to the first three decades of the 20th century in England.

Author of pervious studies of Joyce, T.S. Eliot, Wyndham Lewis and Pound (to name a few), Kenner .