OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Ezra Pound: Poet: Volume III: The Tragic Years 1939-1972

ISBN : 9780198825609

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¥3,402
著者: 
A. David Moody
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Paperback
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156 x 234 mm
刊行日
2018年10月
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This third and final volume of A. David Moody's critical life of Ezra Pound presents Pound's personal tragedy in a tragic time. In this volume, we experience the 1939-1945 World War, and Pound's hubristic involvement in Fascist Italy's part in it; we encounter the grave moral and intellectual error of Pound holding the Jewish race responsible for the war; and his consequent downfall, being charged with treason, condemned as an anti-Semite, and shut up for twelve years in an institution for the insane. Further, we see Pound stripped for life, by his own counsel and wife, of his civil and human rights.

Pound endured what was inflicted upon him, justly and unjustly, without complaint; and continued his lifetime's effort to promote, in and through his Cantos and his translations, a consciousness of a possible humane and just social order. The contradictions run deep and compel, as tragedy does, a steady and unprejudiced contemplation and an answering depth of comprehension.

目次: 

PART ONE: 1939 - 1945
Illustrations
Preface
Chronology
1 Between Paradise & Propaganda, 1939-40
2 A Dutifully Dissident Exile, 1941
3 In a Web of Contradictions: 1942-3
4 'To Dream the Republic': 1943-4
5 For the Resurrection of Italy: 1944-5
PART TWO: 1945
6 Talking to the FBI
7 A Prisoner in the Eyes of Others
8 'In the Mind Indestructible': The Pisan Cantos
PART THREE
9 American Justice
PART FOUR: ST ELIZABETHS 1946 - 1958
10 A Year in the Hell Hole
11 Resilience: 1947-50
12 The Life of the Mind: 1950-5
13 'Indictment Dismissed': 1956-8
14 Clearing Out
PART FIVE: 1958-1972
15 A Final Testament: 1958-9
16 'You Find Me In Fragments': 1959-62
17 His Sickness & His Wealth: 1962-4
18 Afterlife of the Poet: 1965-72
APPENDIX
The Settlement of the Estate
Abbreviations
Notes
Acknowledgements
Index

著者について: 

A. David Moody is a Professor Emeritus of the University of York, and the author of the acclaimed Thomas Stearns Eliot: Poet (Cambridge University Press: 1979, 1994).

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