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Ezra Pound : A Literary Life - Ira B. Nadel

Ezra Pound

A Literary Life

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Drawing on a series of new sources, this biography of Ezra Pound - the first to appear in more than a decade - outlines his contribution to modernism through a detailed account of his development, influence and continued significance. It pays special attention to his role in creating Imagism, Vorticism and the modern long poem, as well as his importance for Yeats, Joyce and Eliot. His roles as editor, translator and critic, plus his attempt to complete "The Cantos," are also studied.

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'Time and time again we are presented with biography which is closely linked to the poetry and which brings the poetry alive again for the reader'. - The Use of English Journal

Acknowledgementsp. viii
List of Abbreviationsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
'Mastership at One Leap': 1885-1908p. 7
'My Music is Your Disharmony': 1908-14p. 33
'The Noble Crested Screamer': 1914-20p. 67
'Bring Order to Your Surroundings': 1920-29p. 89
'The Indifferent Never Make History': 1930-40p. 117
'Nothin' Undecided': Rome, Pisa, Washington, 1940-58p. 144
'The European Mind Stops': Drafts, Fragments and Silences, 1958-72p. 173
Notesp. 195
Works Citedp. 203
Indexp. 207
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ISBN: 9780333582565
ISBN-10: 033358256X
Series: Literary Lives
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 9+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 218
Published: 9th July 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1