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American modernism's expatriate scene : the labour of translation

Author: Daniel Katz
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2014] ©2007
Series: Edinburgh studies in transatlantic literatures
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Beginning with the late work of Henry James, this book goes on to examine at length Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein, to conclude with the uncanny regionalism of mid-century San Francisco Renaissance  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Katz
ISBN: 9780748691210 0748691219 9780748625260 0748625267
OCLC Number: 864788035
Awards: Short-listed for MSA Book Prize 2008
Description: viii, 197 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; Chapter One; Native Well Being: Henry James and the 'Cosmopolite'; Chapter Two; The Mother's Tongue: Seduction, Authenticity, and Interference in The Ambassadors; Chapter Three; Ezra Pound's American Scenes: Henry James and the Labour of Translation; Chapter Four; Pound and Translation: Ideogram and The Vulgar Tongue; Chapter Five; Gertrude Stein, Wyndham Lewis, and the American Language; Chapter Six; Jack Spicer's After Lorca: Translation as Delocalization; Chapter Seven; Homecomings: The Poet's Prose of Ashbery, Schuyler and Spicer; Bibliography.
Series Title: Edinburgh studies in transatlantic literatures
Responsibility: Daniel Katz.


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Katz [has] a firm grasp of the current state of play in the academic study of modernism and of transatlantic cultural relations in North America. Both of these are currently expanding sub-fields Read more...

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