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The Resource Ezra Pound and the symbolist inheritance, Scott Hamilton

Ezra Pound and the symbolist inheritance, Scott Hamilton

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Ezra Pound and the symbolist inheritance
Title
Ezra Pound and the symbolist inheritance
Statement of responsibility
Scott Hamilton
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Author
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
In this revisionary study of Ezra Pound's poetics, Scott Hamilton exposes the extent of the modernist poet's debt to the French romantic and symbolist traditions. Whereas previous critics have focused on a single influence, Hamilton explores a broad spectrum of French poets, including Thophile Gautier, Tristan Corbire, Jules Laforgue, Remy de Gourmont, Henri de Rgnier, Jules Romains, Laurent Tailhade, Paul Verlaine, and Stphane Mallarm. This exploration of Pound's canon demonstrates his logic in borrowing from the French tradition as well as a paradoxical circularity to his poetic development. Hamilton begins by explaining how Pound read Gautier's poetry as an example of Parnassianism and of the "satirical realism" of Flaubert and the modern novelistic tradition. He reveals, however, a crucial blind spot in Pound's poetic vision that facilitated his return to precisely those romantic and proto-symbolist elements in Gautier that were celebrated by Baudelaire and Mallarm, and that Pound, as a modern poet, felt obliged to repress. Arguing that Pound's response to symbolism was not specifically modernist, Hamilton shows how his dual attraction to the lyric and prose traditions, to symbolism and realism, and to the visionary and the historical helps us better to understand our own post-modern sensibility.Originally published in 1992.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954 December 31-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamilton, Scott
Dewey number
811/.52
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3531.O82
LC item number
Z6413 1992eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton legacy library
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  • Pound, Ezra
  • Symbolism (Literary movement)
  • French poetry
  • French poetry
  • Pound, Ezra
  • POETRY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Art
  • French poetry
  • Symbolism (Literary movement)
  • France
Label
Ezra Pound and the symbolist inheritance, Scott Hamilton
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-254) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter Four. The Wobbling Pivot: Surface and Depth in the Early Cantos
  • Chapter Five. L{u2019}Eternelle Ritournelle in the Late Cantos
  • Conclusion: Robert Duncan{u2019}s Revisionary Ratios: Rewriting The Spirit of Romance
  • Notes
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • CONTENTS
  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction: Ezra Pound and the Symbolist Inheritance
  • Chapter One. Pound{u2019}s Gradus ad Parnassum
  • Chapter Two. Pound{u2019}s Gradus a Parnasso: Misanthropy, Pound, and Some French Satire
  • Chapter Three. The Citadel of the Intelligent: Pound{u2019}s Laforgue
Control code
889252823
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (272 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400862696
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt736830
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889252823
Label
Ezra Pound and the symbolist inheritance, Scott Hamilton
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-254) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter Four. The Wobbling Pivot: Surface and Depth in the Early Cantos
  • Chapter Five. L{u2019}Eternelle Ritournelle in the Late Cantos
  • Conclusion: Robert Duncan{u2019}s Revisionary Ratios: Rewriting The Spirit of Romance
  • Notes
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • CONTENTS
  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction: Ezra Pound and the Symbolist Inheritance
  • Chapter One. Pound{u2019}s Gradus ad Parnassum
  • Chapter Two. Pound{u2019}s Gradus a Parnasso: Misanthropy, Pound, and Some French Satire
  • Chapter Three. The Citadel of the Intelligent: Pound{u2019}s Laforgue
Control code
889252823
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (272 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400862696
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt736830
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889252823

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