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    Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot on Modernism On Ezra Pound’s quote on modernism, he claims that "the modern age wants a literature that reflects an image of itself: "accelerated" and mass produced ("a mould in plaster/Made with no loss of time) as well as superficial." This means that today’s society wants a literature that resembles itself, fast paced and shallow. Society want literature that is direct and straightforward simply because people find it too "time consuming"

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    Ezra Pound, the founder of imagism, was born in Hailey, Idaho, on October 30th, 1885 (Flory 308). Growing up in Philadelphia, Ezra Pound knew at fifteen what he wanted to do; he wanted to become a poet ("How"). In additon to his writings, he defriended and assisited many of the greatest writers of his time with their careers: T. S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams, James Joyce, Robert Frost, and Ernest Hemingway (Flory 308). In 1913, he published Contemprania, a group of imagistic poems that included

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    Ezra Pound’s upbringing is certainly the simplest thing about him. Born in Hailey, Idaho to Isabel and Homer Pound in 1885. He was educated in the rural area of Philadelphia beginning in 1889. Pound was raised in a relatively normal middle-class home and as an only child had extremely high expectations for himself. One of his unrealistic goals at the age of fifteen was “that by thirty he would know more about poetry than any man living”. He kept himself busy, taking on multiple challenges throughout

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    Propagandist Ezra Pound actively supported the ideologies of Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler during World War II. How was the case of this influential scholar different from other traitors who collaborated with the Nazi Regime? This is the central question for my research paper based on the research I have collected thus far. By studying how the life of Ezra Pound fits into the historiographical sequence of research I have gathered, it has become clearer that he was controversial later on because

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    Ezra Pound's Developing Ideas Often called "the poet's poet," because of his profound influence on 20th century writing in English, American poet and critic, Pound, believed that poetry was the highest of the arts. You never would have believed that a writer and optimist such as Ezra Pound would have been born in Hailey, Idaho in 1885. From the sound of his work you'd thing he was definitely one of those European Imagist. In 1908, after teaching college for two years, Pound traveled abroad to Spain

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    Although Ezra Pound may not be one of the most prominent authors of history, he is still remarked as being one of the finest to write. Pound moved from place to place constantly collecting new ideas to write about. Even though Pound is best known as a poet, he was also a critic and a broadcaster. He decided to become more involved in society after doing most of his popular works. His most popular endeavor many believe is to be The Cantos. In order for one to gain a full understanding of who

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    Poets, Carl Sandburg and Ezra Pound were master wordsmiths. Pound tries to mesh the magnificence of nature with the metronomic rhythm of an underground rail-system in his poem “In a Station of the Metro”. Sandburg also attempts to unite nature and the cityscape. The pulse of Sandburg’s “Fog” plays out similar to Planet Earth. Unlike Planet Earth, which has hours of narrative explaining the grandeur of earth; “Fog” is able to mesh the city and nature in just six lines. Pound interlaces the urban landscape

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    A poet Ezra Pound, by translating 15 Chinese poems written by Li Po into English, made a great contribution to the Chinese literature becoming famous in the Occident. The name of the collection was Cathay (1915), and The River Merchant’s Wife was one of those. The original version of it, 《长干行》 by Li Po will be followed first before the English translation of Ezra Pound. Literature is always interactive. Thus, not only can the thoughts of people who write/translate it, but also those of people who

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    desires, it is Mr. James Joyce. His works have not only seen the ugly side of criticism but have even been placed under trial. His novella “Dubliners” was banned due to accusations of obscenities and blasphemy. Yet, many critics and writers, including Ezra Pound, saw Joyce’s work as avant-garde and evolutionary. Despite the many obstacles Joyce endured, his works were published and proposed a different design to literary art. “Dubliners” in particular, introduced a style of writing that broke off from the

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    Era Of The Imagist Era

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    that led this movement included H.D., Ezra Pound, and Carl Sandburg. Each leaving a mark on what we call the Imagist Period. The American Dream during the Imagist period was comprised of people wanting to achieve a simpler life; this dream being represented through more transparent style of writing, and purer poetry. Written by Ezra Pound, A Few Don’ts by an Imagiste represents a whole new era evolving into a more simplistic style of literature. In this piece, Pound talks about what is necessary in your

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