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Overestimating Culture: A German Problem: Isaiah Berlin Lecture

Wolf Lepenies

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 121, 2002 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263037
eISBN:
9780191734007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263037.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the close connection among war and culture, education and destruction, politics and poetry, and spirit and violence. It studies one aspect of this connection, which is the ... More


Poetry and the Realm of Politics: Shakespeare to Dryden

Howard Erskine-Hill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117315
eISBN:
9780191670916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117315.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book studies the relation between poetry and politics in 16th- and 17th-century English literature, focusing in particular on the works of Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, Milton, and Dryden. The ... More


Poetry of Opposition and Revolution: Dryden to Wordsworth

Howard Erskine-Hill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121770
eISBN:
9780191671296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121770.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book studies the relation between poetry and politics in English literature from Dryden to Wordsworth. It reveals that the major tradition of political allusion is not, as has often been argued, ... More


Poetry and Politics

Margery Palmer McCulloch

in Scottish Modernism and its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634743
eISBN:
9780748651900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634743.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter talks about the attempts to bring politics directly into poetry. It first discusses the origins of the literary revival movement, which was able to contain a modern and modernist concern ... More


Geoffrey Hill's Later Work: Radiance of Apprehension

Alex Wylie

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526124944
eISBN:
9781526150356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526124951
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Geoffrey Hill’s work from 1996-2016 is a distinct phase and a development from his earlier work. This later phase is instigated by a divergence from T.S. Eliot and by Hill’s critiques of such ... More


Watchwords: Romanticism and the Poetics of Attention

Lily Gurton-Wachter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796958
eISBN:
9780804798761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796958.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book argues that the concept of “attention” became particularly unhinged at the turn of the nineteenth century in Britain, oscillating widely between disciplines—from theology to pedagogy, from ... More


Nature, History, and Myth—Montale

Massimo Bacigalupo

in Ezra Pound, Italy, and the Cantos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781949979008
eISBN:
9781789629675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979008.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Eugenio Montale, the Italian poet and Nobel Prize recipient, frequently met Pound before World War II and wrote about him and his plight in the 1950s and 60s. The chapter establishes parallels ... More


“My Best Translator”—Izzo

Massimo Bacigalupo

in Ezra Pound, Italy, and the Cantos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781949979008
eISBN:
9781789629675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979008.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Carlo Izzo, an Italian scholar, saw a lot of Pound in the 1930s and corresponded with him extensively while translating Pound’s work. Their relation and correspondence casts new light on Pound’s ... More


The Pisan Cantos in Progress

Massimo Bacigalupo

in Ezra Pound, Italy, and the Cantos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781949979008
eISBN:
9781789629675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979008.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

An interpretation and survey of Pound’s most famous poem and its processes of composition.


Sant’Ambrogio in the Half-Light

Massimo Bacigalupo

in Ezra Pound, Italy, and the Cantos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781949979008
eISBN:
9781789629675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979008.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

A personal account of Pound’s final years (1962-72) in Rapallo and of the crucial role his companion Olga Rudge played in his rehabilitation.


“Republican Correspondence”—The Italian Cantos 72 and 73

Massimo Bacigalupo

in Ezra Pound, Italy, and the Cantos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781949979008
eISBN:
9781789629675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979008.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Pound wrote and partially published two Cantos in Italian at the close of the war, 1944-45. He suppressed them during his lifetime because of their strenuous defence of Italian Fascism. They are ... More


Poet as Anthropologist—“European Paideuma”

Massimo Bacigalupo

in Ezra Pound, Italy, and the Cantos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781949979008
eISBN:
9781789629675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979008.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In 1939 Pound was planning a finale for The Cantos that would present religious elements. In the process he wrote a paper, “European Paideuma,” which remained unpublished because of the war. This ... More


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