Ezra Pound's "Cathay"

Ezra Pound s Cathay Wai lim Yip s study of Ezra Pound s translation of the difficult Cathay poems also includes a discussion of the problems of translation from Chinese in general and the effort by Pound in these poems

Ezra Pound Ezra Weston Loomis Pound October November was an expatriate American poet and critic, and a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement His contribution to poetry began with his development of Imagism, a movement derived from classical Chinese and Japanese poetry, stressing clarity, precision and economy of language His works include Ripostes , Hugh Selwyn The Cantos of Ezra Pound New Directions Paperbook The Cantos of Ezra Pound is the most important epic poem of the twentieth century. Del Schwartz said about The Cantos They are one of the touchstones of modern poetry.William Carlos WIlliams said Pound discloses history by its odor, by the feel of it in the words fuses it with the words, present and past, to MAKE his Cantos.Make them The Cantos The Cantos by Ezra Pound is a long, incomplete poem in sections, each of which is a canto.Most of it was written between and , although much of the early work was abandoned and the early cantos, as finally published, date from onwards. Ezra Pound Biography, Poems, Facts Britannica Ezra Pound Ezra Pound, American poet and critic, a supremely discerning and energetic entrepreneur of the arts who did than any other single figure to advance a modern movement in English and American literature Learn about Pound s life and career. Confucius The Unwobbling Pivot The Great Digest The The study of Chinese culture was a dominant concern in Ezra Pound s life and work His great Canto XIII is about Kung Confucius , Cantos LII LXI deal with Chinese history, and in the later Cantos key motifs are often given in Chinese quotations with the characters set into the English text. Ezra Pound Ezra Weston Loomis Pound Hailey, ottobre Venezia, novembre stato un poeta, saggista e traduttore statunitense, che trascorse la maggior parte della sua vita in Italia. Visse per lo pi in Europa e fu uno dei protagonisti del modernismo e della poesia di inizio XX secolo.Costitu, assieme a Thomas Stearns Eliot, la forza trainante di molti movimenti modernisti Technologies de l information et de la communication Le phnomne le plus caractristique des TIC est le brouillage des frontires entre tlcommunications, informatique et audiovisuel multimdias.

  • Title: Ezra Pound's "Cathay"
  • Author: Wai-lim Yip
  • ISBN: 9780691621739
  • Page: 196
  • Format: Paperback
  • Wai lim Yip s study of Ezra Pound s translation of the difficult Cathay poems also includes a discussion of the problems of translation from Chinese in general, and the effort by Pound in these poems in particular Mr Yip links Pound s principles of translation to his late pre Raphaelite background, and shows in considerable detail his techniques in translating the CathayWai lim Yip s study of Ezra Pound s translation of the difficult Cathay poems also includes a discussion of the problems of translation from Chinese in general, and the effort by Pound in these poems in particular Mr Yip links Pound s principles of translation to his late pre Raphaelite background, and shows in considerable detail his techniques in translating the Cathay poems.Originally published in 1969.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print on demand technology to again make available previously out of print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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    1. Gad, center stage, an exposition of a key aspect of how Pound came to do what he did. Bravo. V impt for my work.

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