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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Their Ancient Glittering Eyes: Return to Book Page. Hall said it was clear that he “doubted the value of everything he had done in his life”. Even more damaging was his friendship with John Kaspera far-right activist and Ku Klux Klan member.

Harvard University Press translations Lavoro ed Usura. Stanley Nott, London They stayed there for 10 weeks, reading and writing, walking in the woods and fencing. He moved to Italy in and throughout the s and s embraced Benito Mussolini ‘s fascismexpressed support for Adolf Hitlerand wrote for publications owned by the British fascist Sir Oswald Mosley.

In Pound’s Fenollosa translations, unlike previous American translators of Chinese poetry, which tended to work with strict metrical and stanzaic patterns, Pound created free verse translations. Roosevelt and Jewsas a result of which he was arrested in by American forces in Italy on charges of treason.

Digest of the Analectsedited and published by Giovanni Scheiwiller, translations Culture. Pound, like so many others who have striven for advancement of intelligence and culture in England, has made more enemies than friends This book has one of my favorite lines of poetry ever. Cravens killed herself inafter the pianist Walter Rummellong the object of her affection, married someone else.


Personae [poems]

Pound broadcast over Rome Radio, although the Italian government was at first reluctant, concerned that he might be a double agent. There was a problem with your submission. Gold and WorkMoney Pamphlets by Poundno. Harriet Monroe, editor puond Poetrypublished a letter from a professor of Latin, W.

Personae by Ezra Pound

Mint in Philadelphiathey personas in nearby Wyncote, where Pound lived a typical middle-class childhood. When Dorothy went to England each summer to see Omar, Pound would spend the time with Olga, whose father had bought her a house in Venice. The strength of the writing is more suited in separate volumes, when compiled into one volume, each piece loses power. Pound persuaded his parents to finance his passage back to Europe. University of California Press. Retrieved from ” https: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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He paced up and down during the three days it took to complete the interview, never finishing personaee sentence, bursting with energy one minute, then suddenly sagging, and at one point seemed about to collapse. From the literary remains of the great Orientalist Ernest Fenollosawhich 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.

Kutler believes that Overholser protected Pound from the criminal justice system because he was fascinated by him.

Robert Hillyera Pulitzer Prize winner and president of the Poetry Society of America, attacked the committee in The Saturday Review of Literaturetelling journalists that he “never saw anything to admire in Pound, personaw one line”. He frequently alluded to history and literary characters that I had no clue about, Pound is too smart for me.


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She wrote to a friend: When she was discovered the next morning by the landladies, Ida and Belle Hall, his insistence that he had slept on the floor was met with disbelief. He told a friend: Pound was in Rome early in September when Italy surrendered. Books by Ezra Pound. University of South Carolina Press. Probably worth buying persnae Cathay alone.

Letters of Archibald MacLeish, to Easily one of the best collections of poetry ever written. What obfuscated me was not the Italian but the crust of dead English, the sediment present in my own available vocabulary Probably Poems from Cathay were some of the greatest things I’ve ever read. Between and Pound wrote a number of poems for her, 25 of which he hand-bound and called Hilda’s Book[13] and in he asked her father, the astronomy professor Charles Doolittle, for permission to marry her, but Doolittle dismissed Pound as a nomad.

Have me in the strong loneliness 5 of sunless cliffs And of gray waters.