How does the old saying go... 'Twas a tale told by an Eliot, full
of Pound and theory.
I wonder what said tome has to say about Eliot.
Ken Armstrong wrote:
> Dear Listers,
> Perhaps this should be marked "OT," but "Pound and Eliot" still has a
> ham and eggs feel to it. It seems appropriate that the man who tried
> to absorb the British Museum should have an encyclopedia of his own,
> though at under 400 pages I wonder how encyclopedic it is. Maybe some
> resident Pound enthusiasts will be previewing it?
> Ken A.
> The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia
> Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, Stephen J. Adams
> Book Code: GR0448
> ISBN: 0-313-30448-3
> 368 pages
> Greenwood Press
> Publication Date: 4/30/2005
> List Price: $125.00 (UK Sterling Price: £71.00)
> Availability: In Stock
> Media Type: Hardcover
> Ezra Pound has forever changed the course of poetry. His vast body of
> poetry and critical works make him one of the 20th century's most prolific
> writers, and his influence has shaped later poets, great and small. His
> enormous range of references, deliberate obscurity, and use of multiple
> languages make him one of the most difficult authors and-- because of his
> Fascism, anti-Semitism, and questionable sanity--one of the most
> controversial figures in American literary history. This encyclopedia is a
> concise yet comprehensive guide to his life and writings.
> Included are more than 250 alphabetically arranged entries on Pound's
> acquaintances, publications, and interests, including:
> # Olivia Rossetti Agresti
> # Arabic History
> # Catholic Anthology
> # Chinese Literature
> # Dance
> # Des Imagistes
> # Hilda Doolittle
> # Thomas Stearns Eliot
> # Fascist Quarterly
> # Robert Frost
> # Homage to Sextus Propertius
> # James Joyce
> # And many others.
> The entries are written by roughly 100 expert contributors and cite works
> for further reading. In addition, the encyclopedia closes with a selected,
> general bibliography.
> Table of Contents:
> The Encyclopedia
> Selected Bibliography
> Notes on the Contributors
> LC Card Number: 2004028176
> LCC Class: PS3531
> Dewey Class: 811
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