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Pound, Ezra 1885-1972

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Most widely held works by Ezra Pound
The cantos of Ezra Pound by Ezra Pound( Book )

332 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in 12 languages and held by 4,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the American poet's monumental, lifelong work which exhibits a variety of verse forms and languages
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
ABC of reading by Ezra Pound( Book )

166 editions published between 1934 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ezra Pound’s classic book about the meaning of literature, with a new introduction by Michael Dirda. This important work, first published in 1934, is a concise statement of Pound’s aesthetic theory. It is a primer for the reader who wants to maintain an active, critical mind and become increasingly sensitive to the beauty and inspiration of the world’s best literature. With characteristic vigor and iconoclasm, Pound illustrates his precepts with exhibits meticulously chosen from the classics, and the concluding “Treatise on Meter” provides an illuminating essay for anyone aspiring to read and write poetry. ABC of Reading displays Pound’s great ability to open new avenues in literature for our time."--Publisher description
Literary essays of Ezra Pound by Ezra Pound( Book )

98 editions published between 1918 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For this definitive collection of Pound's Literary Essays, his friend (and English editor) T. S. Eliot chose material from five earlier volumes: Pavannes and Divisions (1918), Instigations (1920), How to Read (1931), Make It New (1934), and Polite Essays (1937). 33 pieces are arranged in three groups: "The Art of Poetry," "The Tradition," and "Contemporaries." Eliot wrote in his introduction: "I hope that this volume will demonstrate that Pound's literary criticism is the most important contemporary criticism of its kind . . perhaps the kind we can least afford to do without . . . the refreshment, the revitalization and ‘making new' of literature in our time.""--Publisher's description
Pound/Joyce : the letters of Ezra Pound to James Joyce, with Pound's essays on Joyce by Ezra Pound( Book )

45 editions published between 1965 and 1985 in English and German and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated by Michael Dillon, June 2009
Selected poems by Ezra Pound( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selection of Ezra Pound's poems and translations, covering his entire writing career from his early lyrics and the translations of Provençal songs to his English version of Sophocles' Trachiniae
The spirit of romance by Ezra Pound( Book )

111 editions published between 1910 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Dating from 1910 and subtitled ""An attempt to Define Somewhat the Charm of the Pre-Renaissance Literature of Latin Europe"," The Spirit of Romance is one of the key books in Ezra Pound's revaluation of literary tradition
Guide to kulchur by Ezra Pound( Book )

71 editions published between 1900 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays covering 2500 years of history and a synthesis of Pound's political and economic thought
The Chinese written character as a medium for poetry by Ernest Fenollosa( Book )

41 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1919 by Ezra Pound, Ernest Fenollosa's essay on the Chinese written language has become one of the most often "ed statements in the history of American poetics. As edited by Pound, it presents a powerful conception of language that continues to shape our poetic and stylistic preferences: the idea that poems consist primarily of images; the idea that the sentence form with active verb mirrors relations of natural force. But previous editions of the essay represent Pound's understanding--it is fair to say, his appropriation--of the text. Fenollosa's manuscripts, in the Beinecke Library of Yale University, allow us to see this essay in a different light, as a document of early, sustained cultural interchange between North Americaand East Asia.Pound's editing of the essay obscured two important features, here restored to view: Fenollosa's encounter with Tendai Buddhism and Buddhist ontology, and his concern with the dimension of sound in Chinese poetry.This book is the definitive critical edition of Fenollosa's important work. After a substantial Introduction, the text as edited by Pound is presented, together with his notes and plates. At the heart of the edition is the first full publication of the essay as Fenollosa wrote it, accompanied by the many diagrams, characters, and notes Fenollosa (and Pound) scrawled on the verso pages. Pound's deletions, insertions, and alterations to Fenollosa's sometimes ornate prose are meticulously captured, enabling readers to follow the quasi-dialogue between Fenollosa and his posthumous editor. Earlier drafts and related talks reveal the developmentof Fenollosa's ideas about culture, poetry, and translation. Copious multilingual annotation is an important feature of the edition.This masterfully edited book will be an essential resource for scholars and poets and a starting point for a renewed discussion of the multiple sources of American modernist poetry
Elektra : a play by Sophocles( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This critical edition of Ezra Pound's Elektra marks the most significant appearance in twenty years of a "new" work by the controversial poet. Composed in the early months of 1949, while Pound was under indictment for treason and hospitalized by court order in Washington, D.C., this hitherto unpublished version of Sophocles' play documents a critical stage in the poet's writing career: with his subsequent rendition of Sophocles' Trachiniae and his ongoing translations from the Chinese classics, it signaled his return to sustained composition and his eventual decision to resume his life work, the Cantos. The success of Carey Perloff's Classic Stage Company debut of Pound's play in 1987 has already demonstrated the interest of the theatrical community in the work, and this presentation of the text, with critical apparatus, is a major event in Pound studies. The edition serves as a kind of practical workshop in translation, particularly in its exposition of Pound's discussions with his collaborator, Rudd Fleming. Richard Reid demonstrates in his introduction that Pound's choice of the Elektra was of crucial significance. In the play Sophocles confronts many of our most deeply held cultural assumptions: those concerning the family, the community, the claims of religion and justice, and language itself. As anyone familiar with the works of Pound will readily recognize, these issues are central in his own writings. The Elektra clarifies the formal, thematic, and psychological dilemmas seen in his work following the achievements recorded in the Pisan Cantos. This play and Pound's version of the Trachiniae can lead to a reassessment of his entire oeuvre in the context of this century's history. It will be essential reading for admirers of Pound's poetry, for students of the art of translation, and for directors and actors interested in performing the drama of ancient Athens on the modern stage
The Pisan cantos by Ezra Pound( Book )

85 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sixth book of The Cantos, written in 1945, while the poet was held in a military detention center near Pisa, Italy, now published for the first time as a separate paperbook
Selected prose, 1909-1965 by Ezra Pound( Book )

40 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by the distinguished poet illuminate his philosophical beliefs as well as the principal themes found in the Cantos
Collected early poems of Ezra Pound by Ezra Pound( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confucius to Cummings : an anthology of poetry by Ezra Pound( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly a hundred poets are represented, a number of them in Pound's translations, with emphasis on the Greek, Latin, Chinese, Troubadour, Renaissance, and Elizabethan poets
Pavannes and divagations by Ezra Pound( Book )

31 editions published between 1958 and 1975 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polite essays by Ezra Pound( Book )

27 editions published between 1937 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cantos, 1-95 by Ezra Pound( Book )

19 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together the first 95 cantos, which were originally published in six separate books
Impact : essays on ignorance and the decline of American civilization by Ezra Pound( Book )

17 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Some of the essays in Part One of this volume appeared originally, in part or in whole, in the following publications : 'Criterion', 'Exile', 'Delphian Quarterly', 'North American Review' and 'Aryan Path'."--Title page verso
Personæ : the collected poems of by Ezra Pound( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezra Pound perspectives; essays in honor of his eightieth birthday by Noel Stock( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American poetry : the twentieth centuryABC of readingLiterary essays of Ezra PoundPound/Joyce : the letters of Ezra Pound to James Joyce, with Pound's essays on JoyceSelected poemsThe spirit of romanceGuide to kulchurThe Chinese written character as a medium for poetry
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Atheling, William 1885-1972

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Πάουντ Έζρα 1885-1972

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עזרא פאונד

עזרא פאונד משורר אמריקאי

פאונד, עזרא 1885-1972

إزرا باوند، 1885-1972

ازرا پاوند

ازرا پاونڈ

عزرا باوند

عزرا باوند شاعر أمريكي

عزرا پاوند شاعر آمریکایی قرن بیستم میلادی

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에즈라 파운드

파운드, 에즈라 1885-1972

파운드, 에즈라 루미스 1885-1972

파운드, 에즈라 루미즈 1885-1972

파운드, 에즈러 1885-1972

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エズラ・パウンド

パウンド, エズラ

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