Reading Pound Reading: Modernism After Nietzsche

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This book examines Ezra Pound's own critical writing in an effort to establish its links both to 19th-century thought and to modern critical movements ranging from New Criticism to post-structuralism. In Reading Pound Reading, Kathryne Lindberg argues that traditional Modernist views of Pound held by the literary academy fail to describe the work of a writer who defied all literary boundaries--including the literary practices and tenets of "modernism." Because Pound had no coherent aesthetics--he read against ideas and ...

Reading Pound Reading: Modernism After Nietzsche 1987, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195041651

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