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See Article History Alternative Title: Pound promoted, and also occasionally helped to shape, the work of such widely different poets and novelists as William Butler YeatsJames JoyceErnest HemingwayRobert FrostD.
Lawrenceand T. Mint in Philadelphiathey settled in nearby Wyncote, where Pound lived a typical middle-class childhood. After two years at Cheltenham Military Academy, which he left without graduating, he attended a local high school.
From there he went for two years —03 to the University of Pennsylvaniawhere he met his lifelong friend, the poet William Carlos Williams. He took a Ph. He received an M. Although his general behaviour fairly reflected his Presbyterian upbringing, he was already writing poetry and was affecting a bohemian manner.
His career came quickly to an end, and in Februarywith light luggage and the manuscript of a book of poems that had been rejected by at least one American publisher, he set sail for Europe.
He had been to Europe three times before, the third time alone in the summer ofwhen he had gathered the material for his first three published articles: Success abroad In England, success came quickly to Pound.
A book of poems, Personae, was published in April ; a second book, Exultations, followed in October; and a third book, The Spirit of Romance, based on lectures delivered in London —10was published in After a trip home—a last desperate and unsuccessful attempt to make a literary life for himself in Philadelphia or New York City—he returned to Europe in Februaryvisiting Italy, Germany, and France.
Toward the end of he met an English journalist, Alfred R. Orageeditor of the socialist weekly New Age, who opened its pages to him and provided him with a small but regular income during the next nine years. He was among the first to recognize and review the poetry of Robert Frost and D.
A shaper of modern literature Though his friend Yeats had already become famous, Pound succeeded in persuading him to adopt a new, leaner style of poetic composition.
In that same year he gave T. Eliot a similar start in his career as poet and critic. Pound continued to publish his own poetry Ripostes, ; Lustra, and prose criticism Pavannes and Divisions, 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.
During his 12 years in London, Pound had completely transformed himself as a poet. Like his friend T.
Eliot, Pound wanted a modernism that brought back to life the highest standards of the past. Modernism for its own sake, untested against the past, drew anathemas from him.
His progress may be seen in attempts at informality See, they return; ah, see the tentative Movements, and the slow feet… From this struggle there emerged the short, perfectly worded free-verse poems in Lustra.
In his poetry Pound was now able to deal efficiently with a whole range of human activities and emotions, without raising his voice. The movement of the words and the images they create are no longer the secondhand borrowings of youth or apprenticeship but seem to belong to the observing intelligence that conjures up the particular work in hand.
Many of the Lustra poems are remarkable for perfectly paced endings: Nor has life in it aught better Than this hour of clear coolness, the hour of waking together.
In Pound tired of Paris and moved to RapalloItaly, which was to be his home for the next 20 years. In he had a daughter, Maria, by the expatriate American violinist Olga Rudge, and in his wife, Dorothy, gave birth to a son, Omar. The daughter was brought up by a peasant woman in the Italian Tirolthe son by relatives in England.
In —28 Pound edited his own magazine, Exile, and in he brought together, under the title A Draft of XXX Cantos, various segments of his ambitious long poem The Cantoswhich he had begun in A growing interest in music caused him to arrange a long series of concerts in Rapallo during the s, and, with the assistance of Olga Rudge, he played a large part in the rediscovery of the 18th-century Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi.
The results of his continuing investigation in the areas of culture and history were published in his brilliant but fragmentary prose work Guide to Kulchur Utopia On Politics / Economics Founded on Truth and Reality by nature man is a political animal. (Aristotle, Politics, BC)There is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new system.
The inescapable conclusion is that subjectivity, relativity and irrationalism are advocated [by Richard Rorty] not in order to let in all opinions, but precisely so as to exclude the opinions of people who believe in old authorities and objective truths.
Utopia On Politics / Economics Founded on Truth and Reality by nature man is a political animal. (Aristotle, Politics, BC)There is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new system. Following Engelbert Dollfuss’ assassination by the Austrian Nazis on 25 July , the blame immediately fell onto Hitler.
Upon hearing of the Austrian Chancellor’s death, Mussolini is known for having angrily declared to Starhemberg, “Hitler is the murderer of Dollfuss” . Introduction. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, 1st Sovereign Prince of Beneventum February 2, – May 17, ) was a famous French diplomat.
Comparing Socialism and Communism - The life in the U.S compared to that of the Soviet Union during the 60’s is an amazing phenomenon of a declining life expectancy in a highly developed country just like in the case of the Soviet Union during the 60’s down to the 70’s.