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Cathay to Confucius: Ezra Pound and China

Josephine Nock-Hee Park

in Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332735
eISBN:
9780199868148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332735.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter argues that Ezra Pound's multiple invocations of China were bound to his American ambitions. Pound struggled with Whitman to take on the mantle of American bard, but he turned to the ... More


The Aesthetic Period (1919–1921)

Robert B. Jones

in The Collected Poems of Jean Toomer

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842096
eISBN:
9781469616421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807842096.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Thie part of the book includes poems which were marked by Imagism, improvisation, and experimentation. This period in Jean Toomer's work is termed the Aesthetic period. Between 1919 and 1921, Toomer ... More


‘China is interesting, VERY’ (Ezra Pound, 1914)

Anne Witchard

in Lao She in London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139606
eISBN:
9789882208643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139606.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The events that would shape Lao She's emergence as one of China's most important new novelists happened in London, some 15 years before he arrived there, ‘on or around 1910’, the date to which ... More


The American Lawrence

Lee M. Jenkins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book posits an “American Lawrence,” exploring D. H. Lawrence’s role as a creator as well as a critic of American literature between 1922 and 1925 when he was resident in the New World. The ... More


Machine/Art: Ernest Fenollosa, Ezra Pound, and the Chinese Written Character

R. John Williams

in The Buddha in the Machine: Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194470
eISBN:
9780300206579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194470.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter argues that Ernest Fenollosa's anxieties over the aesthetic tragedy of machine culture and the role of Asia's technê as an antidote to that dilemma point directly to an important ... More


Reed and Girdle: The Anthology in the 1920s

Gideon Nisbet

in Greek Epigram in Reception: J. A. Symonds, Oscar Wilde, and the Invention of Desire, 1805-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662494
eISBN:
9780191761355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662494.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Mackail's ‘book of Greek life’ became the canon text from which post-War translators made their selections. In the meantime the Loeb series had delivered a sound edition-with-translation of the ... More


Under Our Home Eye: Lawrence and American Modernism

Lee M. Jenkins

in The American Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Lawrence’s involvements with and influence on American modernism and the avant-garde. The chapter opens with an assessment of Lawrence’s importance for the Stieglitz circle and ... More


‘And What Has All This To Do With Experimental Writing?’: Words and Ghosts

Leigh Wilson

in Modernism and Magic: Experiments with Spiritualism, Theosophy and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748627691
eISBN:
9780748684441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627691.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter looks at the relationship between language and ghosts in a number of thinkers and writers in the early twentieth century. Beginning with Ludwig Wittgenstein's Tractatus ... More


Coda: Modernist Responses

Kostas Boyiopoulos

in The Decadent Image: The Poetry of Wilde, Symons, and Dowson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748690923
eISBN:
9781474412377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690923.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The variety of the Decadent image in Wilde, Symons, and Dowson, the Coda suggests, induces responses from twentieth-century Modern and Modernist poetry. The Imagist movement and its attention to form ... More


Words: The ‘Sensuous Realist’1

in Knowledge is Pleasure: Florence Ayscough in Shanghai

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139590
eISBN:
9789888180202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139590.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

As a translator of Chinese poetry, Ayscough first received attention because of her collaboration with her close friend Amy Lowell, American modernist poet. The two produced a collection of poetry in ... More


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