Ezra Pound in the Present: Essays on Pound's Contemporaneity by Paul Stasi,Josephine Park

By Paul Stasi,Josephine Park

was once Ezra Pound the 1st theorist of worldwide literature? Or did he inaugurate a sort of comparative literature which could keep the self-discipline from its premature loss of life? may he have welcomed the 2008 monetary trouble? What could he say approximately America's monetary dependence on China? may he were appalled on the upward thrust of the "digital humanities,” or came across it amenable to his personal quasi-social medical perspectives in regards to the function of literature in society? What, if something, may he locate to worth in present day fiscal and aesthetic discourses? Ezra Pound within the Present collects new essays via popular students of modernist poetics to interact the relevance of Pound's paintings for our instances, checking out no matter if his literature used to be, as he was hoping it might be, "news that remains news.”

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