The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia

The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia


Ezra Pound eternally replaced the process poetry. the writer of an enormous physique of literature, his huge, immense variety of references and use of a number of languages make him probably the most imprecise authors and―because of his Fascism, anti-Semitism, and questionable sanity―one of the main debatable. This encyclopedia is a concise but accomplished consultant to his lifestyles and writings. incorporated are greater than 250 alphabetically prepared entries on such issues as Arabic background, chinese language translation, dance, Hilda Doolittle, Egyptian literature, Robert Frost, and Pound's courses. The entries are written by way of approximately a hundred specialist participants and cite works for additional reading.

Ezra Pound endlessly replaced the process poetry. His monstrous physique of poetry and demanding works make him one of many twentieth century's such a lot prolific writers, and his effect has formed later poets, nice and small. His huge, immense variety of references, planned obscurity, and use of a number of languages make him essentially the most tricky authors and― as a result of his Fascism, anti-Semitism, and questionable sanity―one of the main debatable figures in American literary historical past. This encyclopedia is a concise but entire consultant to his lifestyles and writings.

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