Ezra Pound

 

 

The Renaissance

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[228] The first step of a renaissance, or awakening, is the importation of models for painting, sculpture or writing. We have had many "movements," movements stimulated by "comparison." Flaminius and Amaltheus and the latinists of the quattrocentro and cinquecento began a movement for enrichment which culminated in the Elizabethan stage, and which produced the French Pléïade. There was wastage and servile imitation. The first effect of the Greek learning was possibly bad. There was a deal of verbalism. We find the decadence of this movement in Tasso and Ariosto and Milton.

The romantic awakening dates from the production of Ossian. The last century rediscovered the middle ages. It is possible that this century may find a new Greece in China. In the meantime we have come upon a new table of values. I can only compare this endeavor of criticism to the contemporary search for pure color in painting. We have come to some recognition of the fact that poets like Villon, Sappho and Catullus differ from poets like Milton, Tasso and Camoens, and that size is no more a criterion of writing than it is of painting.

 

[233] Undoubtedly pure color is to be found in Chinese poetry, when we begin to know enough about it; indeed, a shadow of this perfection is already at hand in translations. Liu Ch'e, Chu Yuan, Chia I, and the great vers libre writers before the Petrarchan age of Li Po, are a treasury to which the next century may look for as great a stimulus as the renaissance had from the Greeks.

 

 

 

 

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Poetry. A Magazine of Verse.
Bd. 5, 1915, Februar, S. 227-233.

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Gallup, Donald: Ezra Pound. A Bibliography.
Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia 1983.



Pound, Ezra: I Gather the Limbs of Osiris.
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URL: http://modjourn.org/journals.html

Pound, Ezra: A Few Don'ts by an Imagiste.
In: Poetry. A Magazine of Verse.
Bd. 1, Nr. 6, März 1913, S. 200-206.
URL: http://modjourn.org/journals.html

Pound, Ezra: The Approach to Paris. V.
In: The New Age. A Weekly Review of Politics, Literature, and Art.
1913, 2. Oktober, S. 662-664.
URL: http://modjourn.org/journals.html

Pound, Ezra: The Serious Artist. III. Emotion und Poesy.
In: The New Freewoman.
Bd. 1, Nr. 10, 1. November 1913, S. 194-195.
URL: http://modjourn.org/journals.html

[Pound, Ezra (Hrsg.):] Des Imagistes. An Anthology.
New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1914.
URL: https://archive.org/details/desimagistesanan00alberich
URL: http://modjourn.org/journals.html
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Pound, Ezra: Vortex.
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1914, Nr. 1, 20. Juni, S. 153-154.
URL: http://modjourn.org/journals.html

Pound, Ezra: Vorticism.
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URL: http://modjourn.org/journals.html

Pound, Ezra: Affirmations.
IV. As for Imagisme.
In: The New Age. A Weekly Review of Politics, Literature, and Art.
1915, 28. Januar, S. 349-350.
URL: http://modjourn.org/journals.html

Pound, Ezra: The Renaissance.
In: Poetry. A Magazine of Verse.
Bd. 5, 1915, Februar, S. 227-233.
URL: http://modjourn.org/journals.html

Pound, Ezra: Vers Libre and Arnold Dolmetsch.
In: The Egoist.
Bd. 4, 1917, Nr. 6, Juli, S. 90-91.
URL: http://modjourn.org/journals.html


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