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Radio corpse : imagism and the cryptaesthetic of Ezra Pound

Author: Daniel Tiffany
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1995.
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Focusing on the necrophilic dimension of Pound's poetry and the inflections of materiality enabled by the modernist image, Tiffany finds a continuum between Decadent practice and the avant-garde,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tiffany, Daniel.
Radio corpse.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1995
(DLC) 95010353
Named Person: Ezra Pound; Ezra Pound; Ezra Pound
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Tiffany
OCLC Number: 603895311
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 302 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The mystery of negation; mortal images; cryptaesthesia - making and unmaking, memory cells, corpse language, hyperaesthetics and the cult of mourning; anathemata - the sad wit of pollution, plastic surgery; impossible effigies; radioactivity - radium, phantom transmissions, magical realism, erotic casualties, dictation and oblivion.
Responsibility: Daniel Tiffany.


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Daniel Tiffany's book attempts to bypass the sterile polemic which too often dogs Pound studies by providing a revisionist reading of Pound's literary strategies, centred upon his problematic Read more...

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