Ezra Pound and 'Globe' Magazine: The Complete Correspondence

Ezra Pound and 'Globe' Magazine: The Complete Correspondence

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Overview

In the summer of 1936, Ezra Pound agreed to take on the role of European Correspondent for a newly launched travel journal entitled Globe: The International Magazine. Ezra Pound and 'Globe' Magazine: The Complete Correspondence collects for the first time Pound's writings for the journal and his extensive correspondence with one of its editors, James Taylor Dunn, and the leading writers who Pound himself attempted to recruit for the magazine. Numbering almost forty letters and twenty published and unpublished articles, these writings represent a darkly significant time in Pound's thought as his infatuation with the rise of fascism took root.

Annotated throughout and supported by substantial explorations of the historical and cultural contexts of the writings, the book also includes a substantial bibliography of related writings and a biographical glossary of the major figures discussed in the correspondence and writing. Together, these texts represent an important resource for anyone interested in an important phase of 20th-Century literary modernism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472589606
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Publication date: 11/19/2015
Series: Modernist Archives
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 610 KB

About the Author

Michael T. Davis is senior researcher on The Dead Sea Scrolls Project at Princeton Theological Seminary, USA and former adjunct professor at New York Theological Seminary and Rider University, USA.

Cameron McWhirter
is a writer and staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America (2011) and a contributor to The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia (2005).
Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was one of the most influential poets of the 20th Century and perhaps the key figure in defining and promoting Anglo-American poetic modernism. The Cantos - an epic poem written over 50 years - is his major poetic work.
Michael T. Davis is Senior Researcher on The Dead Sea Scrolls Project at Princeton Theological Seminary, USA and former Adjunct Professor at New York Theological Seminary and Rider University, USA.
Cameron McWhirter is a writer and staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America (2011) and a contributor to The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia (2005).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Editorial Note
Introduction
Part I: THE LETTERS: 1936-1938
Part II: Pound's Published and Unpublished Contributions to Globe Magazine
Biographical Appendix
Bibliography
Index

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