Download e-book for kindle: A Preface to Ezra Pound (Preface Books) by Peter Wilson

By Peter Wilson

ISBN-10: 0582258677

ISBN-13: 9780582258679

ISBN-10: 0582258685

ISBN-13: 9780582258686

offers an creation to the existence and works of Ezra Pound, an enormous modernist poet, theorist and literary critic. all through his lifestyles Pound was once looked by way of many to be a contentious and debatable determine, and because his loss of life in 1972, theoretical, literary, political and biographical comentators have performed a lot to perpetuate this view. Peter Wilson's survey, besides the fact that, provides a balanced view of his lifestyles and paintings permitting the reader to pass judgement on for themselves.

The significant sections of the publication provide introductions to the complicated existence and paintings of Pound, outlining many of the cultural, political and literary concerns that are vital to a whole figuring out of his position in 20th century English literature. serious commentaries are then given on all of Pound's significant poetry, adopting a few analytical concepts from stylistics. short biographies of significant figures in Pound's profession, and within the improvement of literary modernism are supplied. A gazeteer, word list, and proposals for extra studying entire the booklet.

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