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Ezra Pound and his influence on Literature of the Twentieth Century
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...Ezra Pound and his influence on Literature of the Twentieth Century Number Number Teacher’s Due Ezra Pound and his influence on Literature of the Twentieth Century Ezra Pound was one of the founders of the Imagist movement in poetry, one of the greatest influences on succeeding generations in English poetry and literature. His influence on the works of other writers of the twentieth century is undeniable and immense. His writing has influenced writers of almost every genre and nation. One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, Pound remains one of the greatest...
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American literature - Emily Dickinson and Ezra Pound poem comparison
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...Ezra Pound’s The River Merchant’s Wife, I feel that Dickinson’s She rose to his Requirement is similar in memories of the time before marriage to Pound’s The River-Merchant’s Wife. Both women speak very fondly of their childhood memories. The missing element in She rose to his Requirement is the painful experience... ?Discuss how three Dickinson poems (If you were coming in the Fall; She rose to His Requirement; and Tell all the Truth) relate to Pound’s “River Merchant’s Wife.” Which of the three informs the Pound poem to the greatest extent, i.e., comes closest to those emotions that prompted the poem in the first place? Two of the three poems of Dickinson, “If you were coming in the Fall,” and “She...
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Modernist Literary Movement
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...Pound at Joyce’s grave in Zurich (1967). 6. Virginia Woolf (1882-1941), a lyric narrator focused on time, portrayed by Wyndam Lewis. Timeline: Modernism during 1910-1925 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 Ezra Pound, Provença. Ezra Pound, Canzoni. James Joyce meets Ezra Pound. W.B. Yeats meets Ezra Pound. James Joyce, Dubliners. Ezra Pound, Catay. Dadaism in Zurich T.S. Eliot, Prufock and Other Observations. W.B. Yeats, The Green Helmet and Other Poems. Ford Madox Ford, The Critical Attitude, The Simple Life Limited and Ladies Whose Bright Eyes. Ezra Pound, Ripostes of Ezra Pound. W.B. Yeats, Poems Written... Modernist Literary Movement Invitation It is with great pleasure...
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The Canadian Dimension within Autobiographical Texts
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...Ezra Pound says it is the best prose he has read in forty years... Canada As Seen In Autobiographies There are precious insights, valuable secrets and cloak-and-dagger truths a reader gets from reading the passionate texts written by Canadian writers about their homeland, while they are on trips abroad. Writers such as Morley Callaghan and John Glascow give the reader a rare personal account of their most intimate thoughts and feelings about Canada. In their writing, they keep bringing up issues that relate to Canada, and their experiences abroad engender new reflections on their motherland. In That Summer in Paris, Callaghan writes a memoir of his tour to Paris in the Summer of 1929. He employs a voice ...
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Canada as Seen in Autobiographies
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...Ezra Pound says it is the best prose he has read in forty... Canada As Seen In Autobiographies There are precious insights, valuable secrets and cloak-and-dagger truths a reader gets fromreading the passionate texts written by Canadian writers about their homeland, while they are on trips abroad. Writers such as Morley Callaghan and John Glascow give the reader a rare personal account of their most intimate thoughts and feelings about Canada. In their writing, they keep bringing up issues that relate to Canada, and their experiences abroad engender new reflections on their motherland. In That Summer in Paris, Callaghan writes a memoir of his tour to Paris in the Summer of 1929. He employs a voice with...
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Modernism Impact on Philosophies and Critical Theories
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...Ezra Pound, consisted of both American and English poets. It was considered an extremely... ? Contents Introduction 2 Influence on modernism of philosophies 2 Virginia Woolf: To the Lighthouse (1927) 3 Imagist poetry 4 Conclusion 5 References 6 Introduction If one attempts to define modernism in its broadest sense, one would come to the conclusion that it is essentially modern thought, practice or character. However, a specific consideration of the term signifies modernism as a movement in the fields of arts, its array of cultural propensities as well as related cultural movements that initially sprang from large scale, far-reaching transformations that occurred to the Western society during the waning...
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A Comparison between Pounds Merchants Wife Character and Polly in Neighbour Rosicky
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...Pound’s Merchant’s Wife Character and Polly in “Neighbour Rosicky” Willa Cather wrote the short story "Neighbour Rosicky" basedon her experiences she gained while living in Nebraska. The story is about Anton Rosicky a compassionate farmer who suffers from heart disease and dies helping his son. Polly is his city bred daughter in-law who develops a unique relationship with Anton before he dies. The poem "the River Merchant's Wife: A Letter" was published in Cathay: Translations written by Ezra Pound. Ezra Pound was referred as "the inventor of Chinese poetry" by T.S. Eliot. The collections mainly contain Chinese poems collected from the countryside. This poem talks about... the feeling of a...
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In James Joyce's Evelinethe titles character's mother on her deathbed mutters words that may be translated the end of pleasure is pain.Are these words prophetic for EvelineWrite an essay discussing Eveline's fate in
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...Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot among others faced. This anguish was one that also one that was shared by an entire generation of people who felt a paralysis in their lives owing to what was perceived as the loss of meaning in society. The last words that are uttered by Eveline’s mother in the story are evidence to this paralysis and inertia. This can then be considered to be important in understanding and decoding the meaning of language and its uses within the work of Joyce. The words “Derevaun Seraun! Derevaun Seraun!” (Joyce 25) has been translated in certain cases as "the end of pleasure... of Prophecy in Eveline In “Eveline”, James Joyce articulates the anguish that modernists like Virginia Woolf, Ezra ...
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What is the role of the British Museum in the history of modern sculpture in Britain
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...Ezra Pound to be his patron and propagandist (Brittanica Encyclopedia, 2013). Gaudier-Brzeska work’s looks to be emotional. The particular shape of an object or any part of the human body e.g. the arm or the eyebrows were meaningless to Gaudier-Brzeska. He felt that his work had to be the abstraction of intense feelings. It was a meeting with Jacob Epstein, when the tomb of Oscar Wilde was still at Epstien’s studio that reinforced Gaudier-Brzeska’s resolve to chase a experimental direction. Ezra Pound backed the financially poor Gaudier-Brzeska by purchasing him carvings along with a block of marble for a commissioned portrait of himself. Gaudier... ? What is the role of the British Museum in the history ...
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Autobiography Essay on Ernest Hemingway
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...Ezra Pound, James Joyce and Fitzgerald (Wikipedia, 2006). My first success as a novelist came in 1926 when... I am Hemingway Call me Papa. I was born as Ernest Miller Hemingway on 21st July 1899 and died at my own hands on 2nd July 1961 (Baker, 1999). In between I lived a life which was filled with glory, adventure, misery, love and great personal achievement. A great number of writers have written about the characters which I created in my various novels and short stories that have become very popular over the ages. At the same time, many others have also taken a deep look at my life to try and understand the life I lived and how it influenced my inner thoughts as well as my writings. Supporting Paragr...
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E.E Cummings and His Influences to Writing Poetry
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...Ezra Pound in part influenced Cummings poetry. Gertrude stein was politically conservative. This is evidenced by her public endorsement of General Francisco Franco during the Spanish civil war (Dendinger, 102). To many, this was not expected during those times, for people believed in what they thought it was acceptable by the society. It is no doubt that Cumming’s emulation of Gertrude’s free... E.E Cummings and His Influences to Writing Poetry Introduction Edward Estlin Cummings was born into an American family in Massachusetts in October 1894 and later died in 1962 (Dendinger, 89). Cummings is one of the recognised poets of his time for the resourcefulness he employed in poetry. However, his writings...
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Edward Estlin Cummings
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...Ezra Pound was so great. He graduated magna cum laude in the year 1916... Poet Research Paper Introduction Edward Estlin Cumming is one of the most popular and also widely anthologized poets of the twentieth century due to his controversial and innovative verses. His work celebrates the individual, erotic and familial love. Frequent targets of his scathing and humorous satires were mass psychology, conformity and snobbery. This paper covers his history of his entire life including early life, his education, late life and his literal career life. It also critically analyzes some of his poetic works. Early life (Biography) Born from a middle class family, Edward Estlin Cumming was born in the town of...
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Discuss your impressions of Winter Dreams. Fitzgerald speaks to the society that exists in the 1920s, but what is it that he is saying about society as a whole Discuss some of the historical aspects related to the story
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...Ezra Pound relocated to England as a result of the prevailing decadence. Even Scott Fitzgerald himself moved to Paris at the time – a move that could be described as seeking moral refuge from Jazz Age America. In this context, it could be asserted that the disillusionment felt by the character of Dexter in Winter Dreams is a reflection of the author’s own sense of despair and confusion. The title Winter Dreams could be interpreted... Discuss your impressions of "Winter Dreams". Fitzgerald speaks to the society that exists in the 1920s, but what is it that he is saying about society as a whole? Discuss some of the historical aspects related to the story. Scott Fitzgerald’s well-crafted short story ‘Wint...
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Eperimentaion in literary, artistic and musical form is one of the defining features of early twentieth-century culture
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...Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, Gertrude Stein, among others. Although there were some who mimicked the themes of the Romantic Era, their styles were inventive and free flowing. Among these poets was Williams Carlos Williams whose works reflected the everyday life of people. In his poem titled, “The Red Wheelbarrow,” Williams features a red wheelbarrow’s functionality despite its simplicity and appearance. This theme is reminiscent of Romanticism but written in free verse, the poem reflects the modernist transition in form and style. Functionality was a common theme and style in early 20th Century art. Deviating from the classical thought of form and beauty, modernists... Experimentation in Literature,...
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Poem To Elsie
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...Ezra Pound. Especially, this is true with the approach of T.S. Elliot, who in contrary to the poetic philosophy of Williams, was more active in finding the philosophy of his... To Elsie After reading his poem 'To Elise' I felt that the poet William Carlos Williams is by nature an imagist. This is logical because he is deeply influenced by the works of his friends like avant-garde modern artists Francis Picabia and Marcel Duchamp. William Carlos Williams is also inclined towards Dadaist and Surrealist principles. For this reason a definite and profound expression of energy is released in this poem 'To Elsie' with an impressionist recognition towards utopian socialism. (Perloff, ix) In this poem 'To Elsie'...
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Love's Evolution in Marriage
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...Ezra Pound, in River-Merchant’s Wife, stands for the growing love between strangers. It is a monologue of a sixteen-year old wife to her husband... the “…Fathoms they abide” (12). The speaker discovers that she develops love for her husband too in manners that go beyond her obligation. She finds the pearl in her union, where she also turns into a pearl herself. Love evolves in marriage. It starts from a marriage between strangers in a patriarchal society. Women drop their happiness and identities; they leave behind their childhood autonomy and freedom. Later on, Pound and Dickinson consider the possibility of a blooming love. If wives learn to love their husbands, then...
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Modernism
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...Ezra Pound, and Virginia Wolf. Since then, it has continuously expanded in scope” (p. xvii). The poems mentioned below by Marianne Moore belong to the category of modernism. To a Snail Poetry has been articulated as the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings. To be spontaneous, the poet has to be on the spot, physically or emotionally. The creation of a poem on any subject... Topic: Modernism of the Modernism Pericles Lewis (2007) writes “The term modernism, in its literary sense, became current in English shortly after First World War to describe new experimental literature, notably works by T. S. Eliot, James Joyce, Ezra Pou...
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Discuss the 19th and 20th centuries in terms of social and political changes in the West. What were the most important ideas an
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...Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, and Franz Kafka experimented with literary form to shape modernist literary content (Childs 20). Modernists supported the later waves of feminism and the civil rights movement too, which produced important civil rights legislation from the 1960s onwards. Apart from modernism, World War I erupted, the Greatest War in terms of casualties and expenditures during this time, as well as technological development. The Treaty of Versailles was a critical turning point because it resulted to perceptions of injustice among several nations, including Germany, Austria, and China (Duiker and Spielvogel 691). Germany felt humiliated... 3 May Social and Political Changes in the West during...
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Robert Frost: A Unique American Poet
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...Ezra Pound noted that he knew more about farming after reading these works of Frost's (Pritchard and Burnshaw). Unfortunately, Frost's own personal tragedies were abundant. He was first of all diagnosed with tuberculosis which hindered his higher education prompted his move to the country. Later, both Oxford and Cambridge, schools he had attended briefly for lecturing purposes, gave him honorary degrees (Cuneo). Two of his children died in infancy, his youngest daughter died slowly while giving birth, and his son... Robert Frost - A Unique American Poet Robert Frost is acclaimed as one of the best American poets of all time. His poems inspire readers of all ages, and he has been celebrated for his ...
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...Ezra Pound, through a class fellow from Harvard on 22nd September 1914; Pound too soon became major influence on Eliot’s literary career and its development. Eliot wrote one of his most famous poems “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” while he was a student in London. Eliot married Vivien Haigh-Wood on 26th June 1915, after knowing her for mere two months, she was young, strong and opposite to all what was normal for Eliot thus he was intrigued by her. He reluctantly, just to satisfy his parents finished and turned... Number] T.S Eliot Over years, decades and centuries there have been a lot of astounding poets and authors seen but there are only a selected few that always stand out and are remembered...
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A Road Not Taken Poetry Explication
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...Ezra pound who contributed to the promotion and publication of Frost’s work. At the time, of his return to the United States in 1915 Frost had published two full collections, North of Boston and A Boy’s will which had established his reputation as a re-known... “A Road Not Taken” Poetry Explication Born Robert Frost, on March 26 1874, in San Francisco, United s of America went on to move to New England at the age of eleven following his father’s untimely demise. He developed an interest in poetry during his high school days in Lawrence, Massachusetts, took part in both reading and writing poetry. He enrolled at Dartmouth College in 1982 later on at Harvard, which he dropped out from subsequently never...
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...Ezra Pound were skeptical of Wordsworth’s theory; his theories were inspired from poets like John Milton. The preface has become a source of complications of Wordsworth’s poetic theories. According to Wordsworth, poetry is “the spontaneous overflow of feelings... The Role of the Memory is one of the Most Important Elements to Wordsworth’s Theories about the Relationship between Nature and the Human Mind. Describe that Role, Drawing on at least One of Wordsworth’s Poems and the Preface to the Lyrical Ballads. William Wordsworth’s second edition of Lyrical Ballads, of 1800, had an extended preface, found to be full of wisdom by Victorian readers like Mathew Arnold, but Modernists like T.S. Eliot and Ezra Po...
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The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost
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...Ezra Pound and Edward Thomas who befriended him. When he returned to America as the World War broke out, he had become a well known personality and found publishers eager to publish his works. He was honored by President Kennedy who asked him to write and recite a poem for his inauguration. His life at New Hampshire produced some of his best... The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost Abstract Robert Frost, one of America’s most well loved poets surprisingly was published in England before being recognized in his native land. The poem The Road Not Taken is one of his most famous poems, studied in schools and depicting the dilemma of people choosing between two avenues, never sure about whether their choice wa...
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American Character
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...Ezra pound. The first line of the short poem describes what he can see at the metro station as he watches... US Literature and American Identity The culturally rich literature produced in the US has greatly impacted the perception and comprehension of the American identity in the minds of people. Although American literature has evolved with the passage of time, nevertheless it provides readers with invaluable information to help them understand the context and circumstances of the era in which they were produced. American identity has long been a central subject under discussion among writers particularly due to America’s historical background and its culturally diverse inhabitants. A wide range of...
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Reasearch Paper on the Book A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
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...Ezra Pound whom he teaches boxing, and once friend Gertrude Stein. He considers in depth his views on Stein’s homosexuality, and later breaks off... in A Moveable Feast Focusing on the events of his own life in Paris in the 1920’s, A Moveable Feast is a biography of the early days of Hemingway’s career. Categorization of the work is sometimes difficult, as strictly speaking the work is an autobiography, as Hemingway is writing about his own life. Nevertheless, in her introduction to the first edition of the work, Mary Hemingway defines it as being a biography, in part because it is less about himself and more about other people . The emphasis of the novel is not so much on a direct narrative, but a...
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Ernest Hemingway's Literary Works
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...Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein. It is through interacting with these two individuals and other people that Ernest learnt the discipline of his literary... Ernest Hemingway Literary Work(s) Ernest Hemingway was born in 1899 at Oak Paris in Illinois. He was the second born of six children coming from a higher middle class family. His father, Clarence Edmunds Hemingway was a physician while the mother, Grace Hemingway was a former opera singer and an authoritarian woman. His mother often bullied his father and this made Ernest have an unhappy childhood. He was fond of his dad who occasionally encouraged him to develop interest in outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting and swimming(Cleanth pp.6). He...
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William Butler Yeats
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...Ezra Pound, Elizabeth Bowen, Rabindranath Tagore and so on. Meanwhile his own writing career was flourishing, The Celtic Twilight and The Rose came out in 1893, The Land of Heart's Desire was published in 1894, and the collection The Wind Among the Reeds in 1899. Other remarkable works of this period include Michael Robartes... Some time back, I attended a wedding ceremony where the groom read W.B.Yeat's well-known poem "When You Are Old" to the bride, and these lines stayedwith me: How many loved your moments of glad grace, /And loved your beauty with love false or true;/ But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, /And loved the sorrows of your changing face. I have been reading more of Yeats since, ...
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The Roaring 20s
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...Ezra Pound all created new directions in American imagination. Eliot was sitting by the river of time when the 20s passed beside him and he wrote the 'Waste Land'. What an irony He was talking about the deserts that the American minds had become in the midst of all this prosperity! The common man scoffed. But despite this outward gaiety, modernity and never-before material prosperity, young Americans of the 20's were a lost generation. The security of family living, the bonding of love and caring, compassion for fellow beings, had all drifted away with the winds of change. They were not interested in farming, did not love nature, were devoid... Topic The Roaring 20's The 1920s represented America's...
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Gertrude Stein's Influence on the Lost Generation
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...Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Gertrude Stein. The book includes Hemingway’s personal accounts of his interaction with his peers from the Lost Generation expatriates circle of writers and artists. He provides an extensive account of his time in Paris and the people he was influenced by and the people who led him towards the path of literary creation. For some critics, Hemingway’s accounts of that era are self-centric and he has presented a deteriorated picture of his peers while for others, ‘A Moveable Feast...  Gertrude Stein’s Influence on the Lost Generation In the book ‘A Moveable Feast’, Earnest Hemingway has shed light upon numerous figures from the 1920s era including; Ford Maddox Ford, Ezr...
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Reading Responses to a Poem
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...Ezra Pound or T.S. Eliot (Stavros, 1970). Instead, it represented how Brooks actually felt about the subjects of her poem, young men or boys who did not believe in the importance of education in their lives and who would rather play pool or stay on the streets until death comes. The effect of the poem on the reader is more profound though primarily because of the simplicity in the language used. The reader would easily get a picture of the scene that the poet wishes to portray. The language is very direct, allowing the reader to immediately get the image that poet wants to impart on the reader. However... ?A Reading Response on The Pool Players The Pool Players is a poem written by Gwendolyn Brooks. It...
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Norton anthology of literature
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...Ezra Pound, and Mina Loy. Most of these writers responded to the challenges and stimulus of avant-garde of European with poems, plays, manifestos, as well as with other forms of literature writing. This topic discovers all links between modernist innovations and continental experiment of English –language writers and poets during a extraordinary ferment period in arts and the literature. The twentieth century marked a lot of improvement in both arts and literature and that is the writers of this book refer to it as “Georgetown afternoon”. QSN 2: there were a number of technological advances and innovations between the years... Norton anthology of literature QSN Norton Anthology of literature describes ...
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Ernest Hemingway: Bibliography
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...Ezra Pound and James Joyce. Stein served... Ernest Hemingway: Biography. Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), is one of the greatest American of all time. It can be said that “He was perhaps the most influential writer of his generation” (Poetry Foundation web site), with a host of successive writers attempting to imitate his style. His influence on the literary world endures even today. In his own lifetime, he was a best-selling author and also a celebrity, whose real-life escapades seem to belong to the pages of fiction. One is equally attracted by his literary genius and the richness of his character. A study of his life is a fascinating exercise which reveals him to be a larger-than-life personality, both...
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Hemingway and McLain, A Critical Study
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...Ezra Pound and F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. Despite the love that he shared with his wife, Hemingway grows costly and this becomes more challenging to Hadley (Burke 26). The characters... Hemingway and McLain: A Critical Study Introduction Earnest Hemmingway’s ‘The Sun Also Rises’ was originally ‘published in 1926 after the World War 1. The novel present the disillusioned young generation of his time, whose life was profoundly affected by war. Hemmingway was not a soldier but drove an ambulance in Italy where he was wounded and awarded a medal for his courage. He bore both physical and mental scars that he lived with for the rest of his life. He takes his own experiences and dramatizes them through...
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Japanese Noh
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...Ezra Pound, and William Butler Yeats (Brockett & Hildy, 2007). References Brockett, Oscar G., Hildy, Franklin J (2007). History of the theatre. Allyn and Bacon Publishers. Sosnoski, Daniel. (1996). Introduction to Japanese culture. Tuttle Publishing.... Running Head: Japanese Noh Japanese Noh [Institute’s Japanese Noh The paper gives a detailed account of the tradition artform of drama in Japan known as Japanese Noh. The paper accentuates on various aspects of this form of theater as history of Noh, details about stage, costumes, stage properties, and the influences it has made on western cultures and theaters. Japanese Noh is a significant class of classical Japanese theatre, it is a drama combined ...
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A comparison and analysis of poems from William Carlos Williams
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...Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot, Williams worked ceaselessly to try to develop a singularly American voice. “His major difference with Pound (apart from Williamss... The Poetry of William Carlos Williams William Carlos Williams was a man ahead of his time. A poet of the early half of the 1900s, Williams is best known for his concentration on using ordinary words to portray ordinary events in extraordinary ways. His artistic use of language, that nevertheless left his subject available for any reader who cared to browse through his books, marked him as a principle player among the Imagists and gained him recognition by the Beat writers of the 1950s and ‘60s. Despite his heavy influence by such writers as...
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Robert Frost Contribution to American Literature
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...Ezra Pound, William Butler Yeats, Robert Bridges, Walter de la Mare, W. H. Davies, and Ralph Hodgson, and many others. When England entered into the First World Frost returned... Literature 27 March Robert Frost: Contribution to American Literature Robert Frost was born in San Francisco on March 26, 1874. When he was only eleven years old his father, a teacher and a journalist, died of tuberculosis. During his early years, Robert was very introverted and only occasionally attended kindergarten. Later, as the time has come for him to be schooled, he entered the first grade, and then dropped out. After his father’s death, Robert travels with his mother and sister to Massachusetts to live with his...
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Robert Frost Poetry
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...Ezra Pound and others in order for him to benefit from synergies that come with company and comradeship. However, I would contend that much of Frost’s success relate to his choice of themes and subjects. Unlike other poets of his time, Frost did not engage with abstract ideas and notions. Instead, he focused on the subjects that engaged with ordinary experiences which engaged the interests of common people. The ability to capture rhythms of life as lived and felt by common people was one of Frost’s unique abilities. Another critic Pack (16) examined the various influences that informed Frost’s creative potential. According to Park, Frost’s favorite...
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Compare Gustav Klimt's Judith to a modern day femme fatale
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...Ezra Pound. As a result of this, symbolism became sanctuary to free will and from there; characteristic themes of mysticism, mortality and sexuality came into play which Albert... Femme Fatale Symbolism was a late 19th Century movement that hailed from the French, Belgium and Russian poetry and arts. The word symbolism originates form two Latin words, symbolum meaning faith and symbolus meaning a sign of recognition. It was a remedy to the conservative society that limited the free expressions of one’s creativity and faith. It is therefore, indirect representations of absolute truths via images and objects, both suggestively and metaphorically. In literature, it started with publications of “Le fleurs ...
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Fantastic Mr. Fox by Ronal Dahl
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...Ezra Pound, Payne considers how writers used words to communicate the knowledge of animal misery, created analogies between animal and human societies, and imagined the type of knowledge that would possible be if human beings would view themselves as animals view them. The Animal Part styles substantial contributions to the developing discourse of the post humanities. Payne offers detailed explanations of the fragility of the notion of human in philosophy and ancient literature, and then goes ahead to argue... ? “Fantastic Mr. Fox” by Roald Dahl animal literary criticism Roald Dahl is among the magnificent grand master on children's tales. First published in 1970s, “Fantastic Mr. Fox” may perhaps not...
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Todays Confucius: Impact to Knowledge and Education
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...Ezra Pound, among many others. His humanistic articulations on the inherent goodness and capabilities of man became the source of inspiration for the democratic ideals. Thomas Jefferson’s reading of The Analects was said... ? Today’s Confucius: Impact to Knowledge and Education First Last of Today’s Confucius: Impact to Knowledge and Education Introduction What is Socrates to the Western world, is Confucius to the Chinese and to several other Asian nations. Hailed as China’s premier sage and foremost teacher, Confucius shaped the beliefs and traditions of the Oriental civilization, while leaving an indelible mark in the history of humankind. Over two millenniums have passed but the teachings of this...
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Outline the position of knowledge in the philosophy of one of the theorists you have had presented to you in the Knowledge and Power module. Discuss how the theorists educational proposals were intended to empower sections of society.(Confucianism)
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...Ezra Pound, among many others. His humanistic articulations on the inherent goodness and capabilities of man became the source of inspiration for the democratic... Today’s Confucius: Impact to Knowledge and Education First Last of Today’s Confucius: Impact to Knowledge and EducationIntroduction What is Socrates to the Western world, is Confucius to the Chinese and to several other Asian nations. Hailed as China’s premier sage and foremost teacher, Confucius shaped the beliefs and traditions of the Oriental civilization, while leaving an indelible mark in the history of humankind. Over two millenniums have passed but the teachings of this ancient thinker and social commentator are still evident and applica...
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Femme Fatale
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...Ezra Pound. As a result of this, symbolism became sanctuary to free will and from there; characteristic themes of mysticism, mortality and sexuality came into play which Albert Samain... Femme Fatale Symbolism was a late 19th Century movement that hailed from the French, Belgium and Russian poetry and arts. The word symbolism originates form two Latin words, symbolum meaning faith and symbolus meaning a sign of recognition. It was a remedy to the conservative society that limited the free expressions of one’s creativity and faith. It is therefore, indirect representations of absolute truths via images and objects, both suggestively and metaphorically. In literature, it started with publications of “Le...
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Explain the influence of T. S. Eliot on 20th century Arabic poetry, giving examples
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...Ezra Pound who guided him in his writing in many ways. In his youth, Eliot was considered as a rebel because of his radical ideas. However he became a highly respectable literary figure with his conversion to Anglo Catholicism and his professorship of poetry at Harvard in 1932. He died in 1965 but his fame did not die with him... T.S Eliot’s Influence on Arabic Poetry T.S Eliot was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1888. After studying from Harvard he went to Europe for further studies. Because of the war he had to stay in England where he did some low paid job as a teacher and a clerk. During this period he continued with writing reviews that were of startling originality. He was deeply influenced by Ezra...
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...Ezra pound to philosophical and religious criticisms. In those writings he expressed his opinions, interpretations of certain works or invented terms with which he could better explain certain literary effects... 3 Although T.S. Eliot is widely know for his literary works as his famous poems Pufrock and Other Observations (1917), The Waste Land (1922) or Four Quartets (1935-1942) and his famous plays such as Murder in the Cathedral (1927) or The Rock (1927); he is also considered one of the finest literary critics of the twentieth century1. His prose writings range from literary criticism of classical authors such as Shakespeare or Milton and modern authors such as his friend Ezra pound to philosophical ...
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Modernism and Postmodernism - 20th & 21st Century Visual and Material Culture
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...Ezra Pound acted with a lot of freedom like artists in the new era. He was famous for his imagery writing and urged many to write and share their views in society (Yn, 25). Majority of artists are able to share a belief about the role and place of artist in society thinking that art had replaced religion in the contemporary world incoherence... Modernism and Post Modernism: Modernism The term modernism was first coined in the wake of the 20th century, and it had serious artistic and philosophical movements including symbolism, futurism, surrealism, expressionism, imagism, vorticism, dada and others. Whitworth (21) describes a series of movements that were radical in art, architecture, photography,...
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Composition with Twelve Tones
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...Ezra Pound and Europe, Rodopi, Amsterdam.... Composition with Twelve Tones Composition with Twelve Tones The composition with Twelve Tones,generally known as the ‘twelve tone technique’ is a composition of music which was formed by an Austrian musician / composer. The twelve tone / note composition is also known dodecaphony. The basic purpose of this technique was to ensure that the 12 tones of music or chromatic scale are being used simultaneously one after another, so that it will remove the doubt that only one or a few tone(s) is being used throughout. This paper will discuss that how the twelve note composition ended with the formation of emancipation of the dissonance. It was in the early 19th century (between 1911 and 1922) that Schoenberg was searching for...
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Research on Robert Frost and his works
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...Ezra Pound and others in order for him to benefit from synergies that come with company and comradeship. However, I would contend that much of Frost’s success relate to his choice of themes and subjects. Unlike other poets of his time, Frost did not engage with abstract ideas and notions. Instead, he focused on the subjects that engaged with ordinary experiences, which engaged the interests of common people. The ability to capture rhythms of life as lived and felt by common people was one of Frost’s unique abilities. Another critic Pack (16) examined the various influences that informed Frost’s creative potential. According to Park, Frost’s favorite subjects revolved around belief... Robert Frost Poetry ...
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Research paper on Robert Frost(Bio/Work)
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...Ezra Pound, who helped to promote and publish his work. By the time Frost returned to the United States in 1915, he had published two full-length collections, A Boy's Will and North of Boston, and his reputation was established. By the nineteen-twenties, he was the most celebrated poet in America, and with each new book-including New Hampshire (1923), A Further Range (1936), Steeple Bush (1947), and In the Clearing (1962)-his fame and honors (including... Robert Frost was born in San Francisco in 1874. He moved to New England at the age of eleven and became interested in reading and writing poetry during his high school years in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He was enrolled at Dartmouth College in 1892, and...
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Cinema & City
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...Ezra Pound has noted that 'in the city the visual impressions succeed each other, overlap, overcross, they are cinematographic', whereas 'the life of the village is narrative' (quoted in Donald 1999: 74) Wings of Desire and Run Lola Run provide new narratives in which the protagonists travel through the city as they try to fashion new stories for themselves. Though the two Berlins are different, Wenders' Berlin reveals an intimacy that Tykwer's obstacles disallow. Wings of Desire has... Berlin in Cinema Introduction Movies have always been connected to urban space. Films were born in the major cities of the world like Berlin, Paris, Hollywood and others. Cities continue to be the only spaces where all...
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Conrad's Literary Analysis
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...Ezra Pound who wrote The Waste Land and Hugh Selwyn Mauberley respectively. The First World War provided opportunities for literary responses. Additionally, the effects of the war can be well captured in literary materials such as To the Lighthouse and The Great Gatsby by Virginia Woolf... Article’s Argument The argues that the First World War had profound effects on many The literary materials that were based on the First World War expressed great disillusionment towards traditional Western ideologies and views. The tragedy of the war and its ideas of evolutionary progress provided materials for writers. In this case, the First World War influenced the ideas of writers such as T.S Elliott and Ezra...
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