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Author Morrison, Paul (Paul A.)

Title The poetics of fascism : Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, Paul de Man / Paul Morrison
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (177 pages)
Series Oxford University Press on-line
Oxford University Press on-line
Contents 1. Modernism (for the Other People); 2. Ezra Pound: The Poetics of Money; Translatio, Translation, Transportation; Carceral Poetics; "Jewspapers"; 3. T.S. Eliot: The Poetics of Failure; "The name that the family use daily"; Cartesian Poetics; "The corpse you planted"; 4. Paul de Man: The Poetics of Collaboration; Symmetrical Reversals; "The unthinkable structure"; "The best legacies"; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary Examining the modernist poetics of Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot, this study traces their influence on the current crisis in post-structuralist literary theory. The author reveals a continuity between that theory and high modernism's tendency towards fascism
Analysis English poetry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-170) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject De Man, Paul -- Political and social views.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 -- Influence.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 -- Political and social views.
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 -- Influence.
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 -- Political and social views.
Fascism and literature -- History.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
Poetics -- History -- 20th century.
Political poetry, American -- History and criticism.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 95013418
ISBN 1429415444 (electronic bk.)
9781429415446 (electronic bk.)