Personæ has ratings and 51 reviews. If the invention of literary modernism is usually attributed to James Joyce, T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, it was P. At a literary salon in January , Pound met the In June the Personae collection became the. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year.

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Personæ: The Shorter Poems

The meeting was recorded in Canto XLI: Probably Poems from Cathay peesonae some of the greatest things I’ve ever read. What obfuscated me was not the Italian but the crust of dead English, the sediment present in my own available vocabulary They agreed on three principles:.

He moved to Italy ezrs and throughout the s and s embraced Benito Mussolini ‘s fascismexpressed support for Adolf Hitlerand wrote for publications owned by the British fascist Sir Oswald Mosley. It is true that he was driven to Europe by a thirst for romance and color that he could scarcely have satisfied in America, but he took to Europe the simple faith peronae pure ezrs of his native Idaho.

Dec 27, Khashayar Mohammadi rated it it was ok Shelves: His contribution to poetry began with his development of Imagisma movement derived from classical Chinese and Japanese poetry, stressing clarity, precision and economy of language. Pound wrote for Wyndham Lewis’ literary magazine Blastalthough only two issues were published. Sep 25, Rob Woodard rated it really liked it. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles.

Tytell writes that, by the s, no American or English poet had been so active politically since William Blake. For early publications, see Eliot, T. The broken sunlight for a healm she beareth Who has my heart in jurisdiction.

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an American expatriate poet, critic and intellectual who was a major figure of the Modernist movement in early-to-mid 20th century persinae. I peesonae a lot of people will disagree for a lot of different reasons, but this is one of my favorite volumes of poetry it’s also hard to imagine greater diversity in a collection of one poet’s work.


The Translation Studies ReaderLondon: Like his friend T. No exagero si digo que estos poemas me ponen mal de lo buenos que son.

If the invention of literary modernism is usually attributed to James Joyce, T. Move we and take the tide, with its next favour, Abide Under some neutral force Until this corse turneth aside. He writes articles about them. Mauretaniaarriving in Southampton six days later.

The obsession affected his Cantoswhich even earlier had shown evidence of becoming an uncontrolled series of personal and historical episodes.

Poetry’s Catbird SeatLibrary of Congress, A stodgy old brilliant kook. Ezra’s grandfather, Thaddeus Coleman Pound —was a Perwonae Congressman from northwest Wisconsin who had made and lost a fortune in the lumber business.

The following year he was deemed unfit to stand trial, and incarcerated in St. Learn More in these related Britannica articles: I don’t get Pound. His requests were denied and the script was forwarded to Hoover. Adams writes that, just as Eliot denied he was Prufrock, so Pound denied he was Mauberley, but the work can eza be read as autobiographical. The American heiress Margaret Lanier Cravens — became a patron; after knowing him a short time she offered a large annual sum to allow him to focus ezrx his work.

It did well in the first year, with contributions from Hemingway, E.

Jul 29, Rachel Smalter Hall rated it it was amazing Shelves: When he szra this in his next poetry collection inhe had renamed it Homage to Sextus Propertius in response to criticism of his translation skills. Between and Pound attended Cheltenham Military Academy, sometimes as a boarder, where he ppound in Latin. I have a much older copy. Pound had sent Yeats a copy of A Lume Spento the pedsonae year, before he left for Venice, and Yeats had apparently found it charming.


He went back to Italy a disappointed man, and between andafter Italy and the United States were at war, he made several hundred broadcasts over Rome Radio on subjects ranging from James Joyce to the control of money and the U.

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Ezar ear was pesonae to the motz et sons of troubadour poetry where, as musicologist John Stevens has noted, “melody and Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an American expatriate poet, critic poujd intellectual who was a major figure of the Modernist movement in early-to-mid 20th century poetry. Ezra Pound, His Metric and Poetry. Kasper had come to admire Pound during literature classes at university, and after he wrote to Pound in the two had become friends.

A euphoric chill in my bones. A Memoir the following year, in reaction to what he saw as an unnecessary loss. Superfluous words, particularly adjectives, should be avoided, as well as expressions like “dim lands of peace”, which Pound thought dulled the image by mixing the abstract with the concrete. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I could read it over and over again.

Personae by Ezra Pound

Controversy surrounding him burst out anew when, inhe was awarded the important Bollingen Prize for his Pisan Cantos. Often, though, he erudition gets the best of him and he seems to confuse personal obsession pond cultural worth, which creates a lot of needless obscurity and blunts his impact severely.

Ezra Pound to His Parents: