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Ezra Pound, Popular Genres, and the Discourse of Culture

Ezra Pound, Popular Genres, and the Discourse of Culture( )
Author: Coyle, Michael
Publication Date:May 1995
Publisher:Pennsylvania State University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $51.95
Book Description:

In 1917, having begun the long poem that would prove his life's work, Ezra Pound affirmed that "the ultimate goal of scholarship is popularization." Few scholars subsequently have noticed this aim without finding it merely ironic or dismissing it as an early foible. Yet, as Michael Coyle demonstrates, Pound made similar assertions throughout his career, and his affirmation informs most of his work, including the Cantos.

Coyle begins by examining T. S. Eliot's editorial work...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Sociolinguistics
Social Science / Popular Culture
Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.062 Pounds

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