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Pound"s Cantos declassified

by Philip Furia

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Furia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3531.O82 C2853 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 153 p. ;
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3185883M
    ISBN 100271003731
    LC Control Number83043227

    Pound's The Cantos contains music and bears a title that could be translated as The Songsalthough it never is. Pound's ear was tuned to the motz et sons of troubadour poetry where, as musicologist John Stevens has noted, "melody and Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an American expatriate poet, critic and intellectual who was a major figure of the /5(4). The Cantos Quotes Showing of 22 “The temple is holy because it is not for sale” ― Ezra Pound, The Cantos. 69 likes. Like “M'amour, m'amour what do I love and “I would like to accept C. H.'s book But it would make my own seem so out of date. Heaven will protect The lay reader.” ― Ezra Pound, The Cantos. tags: reading. 0 likes.

    The Cantos Homework Help Questions. What is the main trope for Ezra Pound's canto in The Cantos? One could argue that the main trope in Pound's canto is that of homecoming. Buy The Cantos by Ezra Pound online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

    Ezra in Venice: A Discussion of "Canto III" of The Cantos by Ezra Pound. From Poem Talk March Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Kaplan Harris, and Richard Sieburth. Read More. More Poems by Ezra Pound. To Whistler, American. By Ezra Pound. Middle-Aged: A Study in an Emotion. By Ezra Pound. Contemporania. /uj. It's a mixed bag so says my plebeian mind, for every beautifully written one like Canto XVI I posted above, there are many droning on about usury and finances for dozens of lines, and that's before you get into the ones written largely in Chinese lettering. Start with the Pisan Cantos as they're the easiest. Or rather, start with a completely different poem - Hugh Selwyn Mauberley, part 1.


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By using his Cantos for storing, "making new," and transmitting historical documents, Pound was returning the epic to its ancient function as a tribal archive for the "luminous details" of history that define a culture's past and shape its future.

So argues this book, which does not overlook the poem's brilliant lyrical passages but for the first time focuses on those vast stretches of Pound's Author: Philip Furia. Pound's Cantos Declassified traces the poet's struggle to shape the content of the epic poem that absorbed most of his creative life.

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Author: Philip Furia. Pound's Cantos declassified. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Ezra Pound; Ezra Pound; Ezra Pound; Ezra Pound; Pound, Ezra / Cantos.

Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Philip Furia. Pound's Cantos declassified. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Ezra Pound; Ezra Pound: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File:.

So argues this book, which does not overlook the poem's brilliant lyrical passages but for the first time focuses on those vast stretches of Pound's epic composed not of literary touchstones but of that most unpoetic of literary forms, historical documents.

Pound's Cantos Declassified traces the poet's struggle to shape the content of the. The Cantos by Ezra Pound is a long, incomplete poem in sections, each of which is a canto. Most of it was written between andalthough much of the early work was abandoned and the early cantos, as finally published, date from onwards.

It is a book-length work, widely considered to be an intense and challenging read. The Cantos, collection of poems by Ezra Pound, who began writing these more or less philosophical reveries in The first were published in Poetry magazine in ; through the decades, the writing of cantos gradually became Pound’s major poetic occupation, and the last were published in And he in heavy speech: “Ill fate and abundant wine.

I slept in Circe’s ingle. “Going down the long ladder unguarded, “I fell against the buttress, “Shattered the nape-nerve, the soul sought Avernus.

“But thou, O King, I bid remember me, unwept, unburied. Summary: Pound begins The Cantos with a passage describing Odysseus and his companions sailing to Hades to find out what their futures hold.

Canto II opens with an exploration of identity through an examination of four different versions of the poet Sordello: the actual poet, the titular character in a Browning poem, Pound's version of him, and his brief life that he wrote about in his.

Buy a cheap copy of The Cantos book by Ezra Pound. The Cantos of Ezra Pound is the most important epic poem of the twentieth century.

Delmore Schwartz said about The Cantos: They are one of the touchstones of Free shipping over $   EP's Cantos were not written to be read.

The Cantos were written for Pound's sake only and forever. Save for an academic few the Cantos as a whole are impenetrable. Even for these wordplorers it is an an antarctic expedition. For todays common. The spine is likely creased and the cover scuffed or slightly torn. Textbooks will typically have an amount of underlining and/or highlighting, as well as notes.

If this book is over 5 years old, then please expect the pages to be yellowing or to have age spots. Aged book. Tanned pages and age spots, however, this will not interfere with reading.

Indeed, The Cantos is polyphonic in theme and structured on recurrence rather than any idea of linearity, with syntax (normal sentence construction) yielding to parataxis (such as an absence of conjunctions). A gloss of the book is impossible. No one can hold the whole of The Cantos in his or her head.

Pound himself said: "I cannot make it cohere.". Detailed sources for all annotated cantos - Saturday, 09 April Calendars of composition Ur-I to canto 47 - Saturday, 09 May Summary: An alternate name for Cantos XXXI-XLI is "Eleven New Cantos." In the the first four of these Cantos, Pound uses many quotes from the writings of American politicians such as Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, and Martin Van Buren in order to illustrate the history of the United States and the American banking system.

Ezra Pound was a genius for Alan (below) his pronunciation was influenced by the years he spent with Yeats as a young man, and the time he spent with the younger Basil Bunting (later designated as his “reader” for the Cantos) in Rapallo in the thirties it’s the music that he wanted to for his being deranged, well, Bunting once said that when he went to visit Pound when.

Reviews “This illuminating study of Ezra Pound's Adams Cantos (62 to 71 of Pound's Cantos)offers a tour de force of careful literary-historical scholarship, adroit reading, and lucid Eyck gives one of the Cantos' least critically addressed and least favoured sections astute and sympathetic treatment, dispelling many misguided assumptions about The Adams Cantos and opening up.

Delmore Schwartz said about The Cantos: “They are one of the touchstones of modern poetry.” William Carlos Williams said: “Pound discloses history by its odor, by the feel of it––in the words; fuses it with the words, present and past, to MAKE his Cantos.

About The Late Cantos of Ezra Pound. Drawing extensively on archival research, The Late Cantos of Ezra Pound critically explores the textual history of Pound's late verse, namely Section: Rock-Drill () and Thrones ().Examining unpublished letters, draft manuscripts and other prepublication material, this book addresses the composition, revision and dissemination of these.

The Cantos of Ezra Pound provide some of the most important and influential poetry of the twentieth century, arguably changing the course of English poetry forever.

Synopsis. For this edition of one of the great landmarks in 20th-century poetry two previously uncollected cantos have been added, and some passages from other cantos, omitted from Reviews: 1. Ezra Pound's Cantos A Casebook Edited by Peter Makin Casebooks in Criticism.

Ezra Pound set out to invent and apply a sheath of new techniques and concerns for poetry, a number of which strike the beginning reader of his works as alien. The essays in this casebook introduce a number of essential Poundian concepts, from explaining in some detail.

Blogging Pound’s The Cantos: Canto IV This entry is part 7 of 56 in the series Blogging Pound's The Cantos This post is one in a series of readings I’m posting of each poem in Ezra Pound’s The Cantos, one by one (so far — I may deal with a few at a time on occasion).

Blogging Pound’s The Cantos: Canto LIII. We could, of course, argue [note: as Leon Surette did in A Light From Eleusis, as I recall — I haven’t got the book here in Saigon, so I can’t check] that Pound is just hedging his bets, wanting to hold off on declaring the fascists historical heirs to the classical world.