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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A Dissenting Lawyer’s Life 1 ed.

Ezra Pound

He wrote that the natural object was always the “adequate symbol”. Small, Maynard, Boston, poems. His works include RipostesHugh Selwyn Mauberley and the unfinished section epic, The Cantos — His progress may be seen in attempts at informality He saw his work as worthless and The Cantos botched. Views Read Edit View history. It functions as a contemporary memoir, in which “personal history [and] lyrical retrospection mingle”—most clearly represented in the Pisan Cantos.

In England, success came quickly to Pound. The former piece was to “remain one of Pound’s principal sourcebooks for his poetry”; in the latter he introduces the concept of “luminous details”. plund

Elizabeths in and returned to live in Persomae until his death. His work has a ruthless integrity to it; Pound does not suffer ignorance of the humanities gladly. After two and a half weeks he began to break down under the strain. She may also have been discouraged by Pound’s engagement to Dorothy. His greatest fear was an economic structure dependent on the armaments industry, where the profit motive would govern war and peace.

In Venice and in the Veneto with Ezra Pound.

Personae [poems]

Eliot had sent “Prufrock” to almost every editor in England, but was rejected. In August Pound moved to London, where he lived almost continuously for the next 12 years; he told persobae university friend William Carlos Williams: When asked when he had been presonae from the mental hospital, he replied: For more details of who supported and opposed, see McGuire Erza lapsed into silence inleaving The Cantos unfinished.


Privately printed by A. An escorting officer’s impression was that “he is an intellectual ‘crackpot’ who imagined that he could correct all the economic ills of the world and who resented the fact that ordinary mortals were not sufficiently intelligent to understand his aims and motives”.

No exagero si digo que estos poemas me ponen mal de lo buenos que son.

Money Pamphlets by Poundno. Three Mountains Press, Paris.

Pound was 36 when he met the year-old American violinist Olga Rudge in Paris in latebeginning a love personaae that lasted 50 years. Probably Poems from Cathay were some of the greatest things I’ve ever read. The s saw three significant biographies: Digest pounnd the Analectsedited and published by Giovanni Scheiwiller, translations Culture.

The war years threw Pound’s domestic arrangements into disarray. From the literary remains of the great Orientalist Ernest Pondwhich had been presented to Pound inhe succeeded in publishing highly acclaimed English versions of early Chinese poetry, Cathayand two volumes of Japanese Noh plays —17 as well. He was released shortly afterwards, then with Olga gave himself up to an American military post in the nearby town of Lavagna.

Ezra Pound – Wikipedia

Most of personas swine have done neither. He arranges concerts for them. Ezra Pound and the Visual Arts. Those close to him thought he was suffering from dementia, and in mid, Mary placed him in a clinic near Merano when his weight dropped. He began his career with translations of Occitan ballads and ended with translations of Egyptian poetry. Ezra Pound and Italian Fascism. I didn’t read it from cover to cover in fact, I guess I need a more profound background in order to understand it betterI’ll read it when i’ll improve my language and my Latin culture: In —28 Pound edited his own magazine, Exileand in he brought together, under the title A Draft of XXX Cantosvarious segments of his ambitious long poem The Cantoswhich he had begun in Oct 12, Neha rated it it was amazing.


He was held for a time persoane the hospital’s poudn ward—Howard’s Hall, known as the “hell-hole”, a building without windows—in a room with a thick steel door and nine peepholes to allow the psychiatrists to observe him as they tried to agree on a diagnosis. His political views ensure that his work remains as controversial now as it was during his lifetime; in Time magazine called him “a cat that walks by himself, tenaciously unhousebroken and very unsafe for children”. Thames and Hudson Ltd.

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He was at last provided for, and was allowed to read, write and receive visitors, including Dorothy for several hours a day. Like other modernist artists of the period, Pound was inspired by Japanese art, but the aim was to re-make—or as Pound said, “make it new”—and blend cultural styles, instead of copying directly or slavishly.

Thaddeus’s son Homer, Pound’s father, worked for Thaddeus in the lumber business until Thaddeus secured him the appointment as registrar of the Hailey land office. Pound attended a neo-Fascist May Pounf parade inbut his health continued to decline.