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 Tragic Friendship, — He took over a small alcove with wicker chairs just outside his room, and turned it into his private living room, where he entertained his friends and important literary figures.

In the literary magazine This Quarter dedicated its first issue to Pound, including tributes from Hemingway and Joyce. 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 poudn to Europe the simple faith and pure enthusiasm of his native Idaho. University of Texas Press.

I found myself readng it aloud. In the epic poem, Pound disregards literary genres, mixing satire, hymns, elegiesessays and memoirs.

Faber, London, essays Confucius: For more details of who supported and opposed, see McGuire Routledge first published as R. All that day I tried to find words for what this made me feel.


Both parents’ ancestors had emigrated from England in the 17th century. Pollock, London; and Elkin MathewsLondon, poems. He was disgusted by the massive loss of life during the war and was unable to reconcile himself with it. This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Explain: I could read it over and over again. I have always blundered By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Ezrq Policy.

He started writing for Actiona newspaper owned by the British pesronae Sir Oswald Mosleyarguing that the Third Reich was the “natural civilizer of Russia”. Venice prose Oro et lavoro: Ezra Pound at Wikipedia’s sister projects.

Personae by Ezra Pound

A book of poems, Personaewas published in April ; a second book, Exultationsfollowed in October; and a third book, The Spirit of Romancebased on lectures delivered in London eztawas published in You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind. From Economic Radicalism to Anti-Semitism.

He emphasized that Pound’s “economic and political opinions have not been properly dated, nor has the suddenness of his radicalization been appreciated”.

Following Mullins’ erza, described by Nadel as “partisan” and “melodramatic”, was Noel Stock’s factual Life of Ezra Poundalthough the material included was subject to Dorothy’s approval.

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 If you prefer to suggest your own revision of the article, you can go to edit mode requires login.


Personae [poems]

When Olivia Shakespear died in October in London, Dorothy asked Pound to organize the funeral, where he saw their year-old son Omar for the first time in eight years. Yet there are numerous passages such as only he could have written that are among the best of the century. He loans them money.

They were accompanied by a teacher Pound had met in hospital, Marcella Spann, 40 years his junior, ostensibly acting as his secretary and collecting poems for an anthology.

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All’insegna del pesce d’oro, Milan, poems Zera Although he was tone deaf and his speaking voice is described as “raucous, nasal, scratchy”, Michael Ingam writes that Pound is on a short list of poets possessed of a sense of sound, an “ear” for words, imbuing his poetry with melopoeia. He feared he was wasting his time writing outside poetry, [76] exclaiming that he ” must stop plund so much prose”.

But Pound seems to be the exact opposite.