The Edinburgh Companion to Ezra Pound and the Arts 1474429173, 9781474429177

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The Edinburgh Companion to Ezra Pound and the Arts
 1474429173, 9781474429177

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Table of contents :
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
A Brief Introduction
PART I FOUNDATIONS
1 ‘Mermaids, that Carving’: Ezra Pound and Italian Art
2 ‘Templum Aedificavit’: Ezra Pound and Architecture
3 Ezra Pound and East Asian Art
4 Ezra Pound and Old Music
5 Ezra Pound: Premier Danseur by Proxy
6 Time, Speed, Precision and the Poetry of the Everyday; or, Ezra Pound’s Cinema Aesthetic
PART II THE LONDON PERIOD 1908–1920
7 Ezra Pound and Nineteenth-Century Aestheticism: Sharing ‘Breath for Beauty and the Arts’ with Rossetti and Pater
8 Ezra Pound and James McNeill Whistler: Modernism and Conceptual Art
9 Ezra Pound and Walter Rummel
10 ‘Museum Pieces’: Laurence Binyon, Ezra Pound and the Visual Arts
11 Into the Vortex: Ezra Pound, Anarchism and the Ideological Project of Art Criticism
12 ‘Intelligence . . . Shut in by the Entrenched Forces of Stupidity’: Ezra Pound and Wyndham Lewis
13 Vorticist Photography, or The Three Angles of Ezra Pound and Alvin Langdon Coburn
14 ‘Creation and Action’: Ezra Pound and Italian Futurism
15 Ezra Pound and Wassily Kandinsky: Inner Necessity and the Paradiso Terrestre
16 Agnes Bedford: An Invisible Helpmate
PART III PARIS 1921–1924
17 Constantin BrâncuŞi, Vorticist: Sculpture, Art Criticism, Poetry
18 Percussive Music for a Triangle: Ezra Pound’s Relationship with George Antheil and Olga Rudge
19 ‘Like Coins out of Circulation’: Reframing Ezra Pound’s Le Testament
20 Ezra Pound as Music Theorist: Antheil and the Treatise on Harmony
21 The Expansion of a Theory: Great Bass and Ballet mécanique
22 Renaissance Man: Ezra Pound’s Search for a Contemporary Colour Palette Through His Solo Violin Works
PART IV THE ITALIAN YEARS 1925–1945
23 Ezra Pound’s Artistic Thinking and Relations in Italy, 1925–1945
24 Music Recollected: Ezra Pound’s Cavalcanti
25 Vida Sin Fin: Ezra Pound and Gerhart Münch
PART V WASHINGTON: MENTORING THE YOUNG IN THE 1950s
26 Sheri Martinelli: The White Goddess
27 Art ‘in the Solid’: Ezra Pound and Michael Lekakis
28 A ‘Transference of Power’: Ezra Pound and the Cinema of Hollis Frampton
Notes on Contributors
Bibliography
Index

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