Ezra Pound
Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an expatriate American poet and critic who was a major figure of the early modernist movement. His contribution to poetry began wi...
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Des Imagistes
Des Imagistes, edited by Ezra Pound and published in 1914, was the first anthology of the Imagism movement. It was published in The Glebe in February 1914, and later that year as a book by Charles an...
Lost Generation
The "Lost Generation" was the generation that came of age during World War I. The term was popularized by Ernest Hemingway, who used it as one of two contrasting epigraphs for his novel, The Sun Also ...
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Le Testament de Villon
Le Testament de Villon is an opera written by American poet Ezra Pound.In 1919, when he was 34, Pound began charting his path as a novice composer, writing privately that he intended a revolt against ...
List of cultural references in The Cantos
This is a list of persons, places, events, etc. that feature in Ezra Pound's The Cantos, a long, incomplete poem in 120 sections, each of which is a canto. It is a book-length work, widely considered ...
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Allied invasion of Italy
The Allied Invasion of Italy was the Allied landing on mainland Italy on 3 September 1943, by General Harold Alexander's 15th Army Group (comprising Lieutenant General Mark Clark's U.S. Fifth Army and...
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Visits to St. Elizabeths
Visits to St Elizabeths is a poem by Elizabeth Bishop modelled on the English nursery rhyme This is the house that Jack built. The poem refers to the confinement between 1945 and 1958 of Ezra Pound in...
ABC of Reading
ABC of Reading is a book by Ezra Pound published in 1934. In it, Pound sets out an approach by which one may come to appreciate and understand literature (focusing primarily on poetry).Despite its tit...
The Mud Bath
The Mud Bath is a 1914 oil-on-canvas painting by David Bomberg. The work is considered a masterpiece of Bomberg's work in this period. Bomberg was a founder member of the London Group, and the paint...
Ripostes
Ripostes of Ezra Pound is a collection of 25 poems by the American poet Ezra Pound, submitted to Swift and Co. in London in February 1912, and published by them in October that year. It was published ...
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Olga Rudge
Olga Rudge (13 April 1895, Youngstown, Ohio – 15 March 1996) was an American-born concert violinist, now mainly remembered as the long-time mistress of the poet Ezra Pound, by whom she had a daug...
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Cuthbert Hamilton
Cuthbert Hamilton (1885–1959) was a British artist associated with the Vorticist movement and later with Group X. He was one of the pioneers of abstract art in Britain.Cuthbert Hamilton went to the Sl...
In a Station of the Metro
"In A Station of the Metro" is an Imagist poem by Ezra Pound published in 1913 in the literary magazine Poetry. In the poem, Pound describes a moment in the underground metro station in Paris in 1912;...
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Dorothy Shakespear
Dorothy Shakespear (14 September 1886 – 8 December 1973), daughter of novelist Olivia Shakespear, was an artist who married American poet Ezra Pound. One of small number of ...
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William Wadsworth (patriarch)
William Wadsworth (26 February 1594 [poss.] Long Buckby, England - 15 October 1675 Hartford, Connecticut) was an early pioneer of New England, a founder of Hartford, Connecticut and the patriarch of n...
The Cantos
The Cantos by Ezra Pound is a long, incomplete poem in 120 sections, each of which is a canto. Most of it was written between 1915 and 1962, although much of the early work was abandoned and the early...
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Jessica Dismorr
Jessica Dismorr (3 March 1885 – 29 August 1939) was an English painter and illustrator and one of only two women members of the Vorticist movement.
Jessica Stewart Dismorr was born at Gravesend in...
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Le Testament de Villon (opera)
Le Testament de Villon is an opera written by American poet Ezra Pound.In 1919, when he was 34, Pound began charting his path as a novice composer, writing privately that he intended a revolt against ...
Lawrence Atkinson
Lawrence Atkinson (1873–1931) was an English artist, musician and poet.
Atkinson was born at Chorlton upon Medlock, near Manchester, on 17 January 1873. He began by moving to Paris and studying mu...
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Brunnenburg
Brunnenburg is a 13th-century castle in the province of South Tyrol, in northern Italy.
Schloss Brunnenburg is situated above the city of Meran, on the outskirts of the municipality of Tirol. Orig...
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Julien Davies Cornell
Julien Davies Cornell (17 March 1910 – 2 December 1994) was an American lawyer. Cornell, a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Yale Law School and a descendent of Ezra Cornell, was a pacifist...
St. Elizabeths Hospital
St. Elizabeths Hospital is a facility in southeast Washington, D.C., originally built to be a psychiatric hospital. Since 2010, hospital functions have been limited to a portion of the east campus ope...
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David Bomberg
David Garshen Bomberg (5 December 1890 – 19 August 1957) was an English painter, and one of the Whitechapel Boys.Bomberg was one of the most audacious of the exceptional generation of artists who stud...
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Vorticism
Vorticism was a short-lived modernist movement in British art and poetry of the early 20th century. It was partly inspired by Cubism. The movement was announced in 1914 in the first issue of BLAST, w...
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Ezra Pound's Three Kinds of Poetry
Ezra Pound distinguished three "kinds of poetry:" melopoeia, phanopoeia, and logopoeia.
Melopoeia or melopeia is when words are "charged" beyond their normal meaning with some musical property whi...
Olivia Rossetti Agresti
Olivia Rossetti Agresti (30 September 1875 – 6 November 1960) was a British activist, author, editor, and interpreter. A member of one of England's most prominent artistic and literary families,...
Cathay (poetry collection)
Cathay (1915) is a collection of classical Chinese poetry translated into English by modernist poet Ezra Pound based on Ernest Fenollosa's notes that came into Pound's possession in 1913. At first Pou...
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Omar Pound
Omar Shakespear Pound (September 10, 1926 – March 2, 2010) was an Anglo-American writer, teacher, and translator.
He was born in Paris, the son of artist Dorothy Shakespear, who was married to poe...
Thaddeus C. Pound
Thaddeus Coleman Pound (December 6, 1833 - November 21, 1914) was an American businessman from Wisconsin who served in both house of the Wisconsin legislature, as the tenth Lieutenant Governor of Wisc...
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