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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 -- Political and social views,
  • Eliot, T. S. 1888-1965 -- Political and social views,
  • Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Political poetry, American -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] William M. Chace.
LC ClassificationsPS3531.O82 Z553
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5433275M
ISBN 100804708436
LC Control Number73080620

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Ezra Pound, Ezra Weston Loomis Pound ("Ezra Pound"), along with T. S. Eliot, was one of the two main influences on British and U.S. poetry between the two world wars. Pound was born in a small, two-storey house in Hailey, Idaho Territory on Octo Reviews: 1.   Be that as it may, the importance of Pound’s contributions to the arts and the revitalisation of poetry have rightly been acclaimed, although by the s critics chorused there is no greater contemporary writer who was ‘less read than Ezra Pound’. To be fair, Pound never sought, or had, a wide readership. Eliot, Eliot Thomas Stearns, Eliot, Thomas Stearns, Lewis, Wyndham, Pound, Ezra, Pound, Ezra, Lewis, Wyndham, Eliot, Thomas Stearns, Surette, Leon While these authors' political inclinations are well known and much discussed, previous studies have failed to adequately analyse the surrounding political circumstances that informed the specific. De Man, Paul, Eliot, Thomas Stearns, Pound, Ezra, Morrison, Paul A., Eliot, Eliot Thomas Stearns, De Man, Paul Morrison examines the legacy of the modernist poetics of Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot, as it relates to current theoretical orthodoxies, and traces its influence on .

  Eliot took his so-called theory of “tradition” from both Babbitt and Pound, though it had political precedents in conservative theories of tradition such as that of Edmund Burke. Eliot’s theory claimed that the major works of art, both past and present, formed an “ideal order” which is continually modified by subsequent works of art. Ezra Pound's poetry, combined with the top notch quality of this book itself, will take you to the place you need to be. Read more. 5 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United States. Top international reviews Leslie s: Coming to Terms With Ezra Pound’s Politics like T.S. Eliot (with whom he played tennis), Marianne Moore, and William Carlos Williams. and a good portion of Swift’s book is given over.   Ezra Pound was a fascist and an unrepentant anti-Semite, but he is also a tragic figure, William Wall writes in The Dublin Review of Books—a great poet whose mind was poisoned by hatred. Ezra.

Ezra Pound, Identity in Crisis: A Fundamental Reassessment of the Poet and His Work. Brighton, The Harvester Press, Ezra Pound: The Last Rower. A Political Profile. New York, Viking, Hutchins, Patricia. The Lives and Works of Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot and William Carlos Williams. New York, William Morrow & Company, T. S. Eliot's work demands much from his readers. The more the reader knows about his allusions and range of cultural reference, the more rewarding are his poems, essays and plays. This book is carefully designed to provide an authoritative and coherent examination of those contexts essential to the fullest understanding of his challenging and. You may like these books. Common tags. pound Lois Gordon's absorbing biography tells the story of a writer, activist, and cultural icon who embodied the dazzling energy and tumultuous spirit of her age, and whom William Carlos Williams once called "one of the major phenomena of history."Nancy Cunard () led a life that surpasses Hollywood fantasy. The only child of an English baronet (and heir to the Cunard shipping fortune) and 3/5(2).