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The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound By Edited by Ira B. Nadel

The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound
by Edited by Ira B. Nadel

This Companion contains fifteen chapters by leading international scholars. They consider Pound's entire corpus, and also situate his work in the context of modernism. Taken together, the chapters offer a sustained examination of one of the most versatile, influential and certainly controversial poets of the modern period.
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The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound by Edited by Ira B. Nadel

This Companion contains fifteen chapters by leading international scholars, who together reflect diverse but complementary approaches to the study of Ezra Pound's poetry and prose. They consider the poetics, foreign influences, economics, politics and publication history of Pound's entire corpus, and reveal his importance in developing some of the key movements in twentieth-century poetry. The book also situates Pound's work in the context of Modernism, illustrating his influence on contemporaries like T. S. Eliot and James Joyce. Taken together, the chapters offer a sustained examination of one of the most versatile, influential and certainly controversial poets of the modern period.

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The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound Reviews


'The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound should be in every library having literature collections. It is highly recommended.' William Baker
"A model of its kind, this companion will serve undergraduates and graduate students, general readers, lecturers in need of a quick brush up, and those who have read randomly about Pound and now need a clear path through the jungle....This reviewer gives it an unqualified recommendation." Choice

Table of Contents


Contributors; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chronology; 1. Introduction: understanding Pound Ira B. Nadel; 2. Pound and the making of modernism George Bornstein; 3. Early poetry 1908-1920 Hugh Witemeyer; 4. Early Cantos I-XLI Daniel Albright; 5. Middle Cantos XLII-LXXI Ian F. A. Bell; 6. Late Cantos LXXII-CXVII Ronald Bush; 7. Beyond The Cantos: Pound and American poetry Peter Nicholls; 8. The texts of The Cantos Richard Taylor; 9. Pound as critic Massimo Bacigalupo; 10. Pound as translator Ming Xie; 11. Pound and the visual arts Reed Way Dasenbrock; 12. Pound and music Michael Ingham; 13. Pound's politics and economics Tim Redman; 14. Pound, women and gender Helen M. Dennis; 15. Pound and antisemitism Wendy Flory; Further reading; Index.

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GOR003826911
The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound by Edited by Ira B. Nadel
Edited by Ira B. Nadel
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
1999-02-11
352
052164920X
9780521649209
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