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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A ZBC of Ezra Pound
A ZBC of Ezra Pound (ISBN 0-571-09135-0) is a book by Christine Brooke-Rose published by Faber and Faber in 1971. It is a study of the work of Ezra Pound, focusing in particular on The Cantos.In Chap...
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...
Poetry Review
Poetry Review is the magazine of the Poetry Society, edited by the poet Maurice Riordan. Founded in 1912, shortly after the establishment of the Society, previous editors have included such poets as M...
The Pound Era
The Pound Era (ISBN 0520024273) is a book by Hugh Kenner, published in 1971. It is considered by many to be Kenner's masterpiece, and is generally seen as a seminal text on not only Ezra Pound but Mo...
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (4 October 1891 – 5 June 1915) was a French artist and sculptor who developed a rough-hewn, primitive style of direct carving.
Henri Gaudier was born in Saint-Jean-de-Braye n...
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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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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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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...
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...
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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Edward Wadsworth
Edward Alexander Wadsworth (29 October 1889 – 21 June 1949) was an English artist, most famous for his close association with Vorticism. He painted, often in tempera, coastal views, abstracts, portrai...
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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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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,...
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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Helen Saunders
Helen Saunders (4 April 1885 – 1 January 1963) was an English painter associated with the Vorticist movement.
Helen Saunders was born in Bedford Park, Ealing, London. She studied at the Sla...
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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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Ideogrammic method
The Ideogrammic Method was a technique expounded by Ezra Pound which allowed poetry to deal with abstract content through concrete images. The idea was based on Pound's reading of the work of Ernest ...
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 ...
List of cultural references in The Cantos - Wikipedia
William Roberts (painter)
William Roberts (5 June 1895 – 20 January 1980) was a British painter of groups of figures and portraits, and was a war artist in both World War One and World War Two.
Son of an Irish carpenter an...
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Frederick Etchells
Frederick Etchells (14 September 1886 - 1973) was an English artist and architect.
Etchells was born in Newcastle upon Tyne. His early education was through William Lethaby at the London School o...
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Wyndham Lewis
Percy Wyndham Lewis (18 November 1882 – 7 March 1957) was an English painter and author (he dropped the name 'Percy', which he disliked). He was a co-founder of the Vorticist movement in art, and edit...
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