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E bad poetry now accepted as standard and classic and will prevent you from many a crime of production Mais d abord il faut tre n po te as MM Duhamel and Vildrac have said at the end of their little book Notes sur la Techniue Po tiue Ezra Pound scary thought of the week rupi kaur and lang leav are actually carrying on a barbarous and twisted version of the imagist poets and the principles they stood for but which is 100% simplified and doesn t aim to deliver an image in concise language but a feeling in minimalist #Style Which I Kinda #which i kinda but it doesn t make their poetry any Good because where s the literary value in it A good collection and I think introduction to Imagisme Founded by Ezra Pound in the early 20th century it is a movement where the image takes priority and the poem holds a concentration of meaning as a revolt against the doughy poetry of the late 19th century which was apparently to flowerly for PoundIt was really nice to finally read poems from HD whom I ve been meaning to read for a while Surprisingly loved Ford Maddox Ford s poems as well but this was probably just because they were First World War poems which is one of my interest areas William Carlos Williams however takes centre stage His language and influence is Marie Antoinette unparalleled The main problem is that the poems the imagists published as a group cannot honestly be called to stand among the great achievements of literature The editor s words not mineThis collection gets 2 stars because it is so repetitive and confused and dull I don t think there is a poem that does not include references to birds sunsets the moon or the overse adjectives particularly colour In the introduction too it was defined that Pound s ideas of Imagist poetry cut down the verbiage ntil the bare image is left yet I had to read about 150 brutally mediocre rustly thin pages of stretched metaphors lowly laboured similies without the thought or ease of talent of rhythm or rhyme despite it not being a device sed in kind of poetry althought it still was in some cases but badlyOverall I am really not looking forward to this as my rant sugg The Imagists were a group of modernist poets that well liked images It s sort of a given but the way they explored it was Programming in Objective C uniue and intelligent at least as far as the narrative tradition of western poetry went Great imagists like Pound and Williams drewpon the traditions of eastern poetry The looked at the haiku form and adapted it into the English language Pound was very familiar with the orient having travelled to China and Japan studying art and literature for numerous years Even Edward Said would say in Orientalismthat Pound amongst other modernists was not entirely ignorant of the East Within the poetry a sense of cultural appropriation can be seen in regards to the east one free of any sense of cultural misrepresentation or degradation This form of modernism was a break from western narrative tradition an assertion of something new and this is exactly what Pound s poetry became a hybrid of eastern and western forms of representation His poetry is a product of racial encounter of west meeting east it is poetry written in English but is nevertheless adapted from traditional eastern forms as well as depicting the east within its content The strongest two examples are Fan piece for her Imperial Lord and Ts ai Chi h Pound has experimented with the haiku form hereFan piece for her Imperial Lord O fan of white silk clear as frost on the grass blade You also are laid aside The first two lines follow the form of the traditional 5 7 5 syllabic pattern The. Licting definitions was broadly characterized by brevity precision purity of texture and concentration of meaning as Pound stated it should ‘use no superfluous word no adjective which does not reveal something it does not se images as ornaments The image itself is the speech’ It was this freshness and directness. ,
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According to the introduction which is in itself a good enough reason to pick p this slim volume few Imagist poets were in fact Imagists and they wrote few poems seriously conforming to the Imagist manifesto but what they did share in common was being refreshingly not Victorian and the impact of their work was primarily that not many subseuent poets were Victorian either This was a good thing and some great poets are represented in this collection but their poems or to be cautious their selected material in this volume are mostly thin stuff to my mind It is in later work and
Other Poets That The Rewards Of Imagismpoets that the rewards of Imagism to be found in poets who not only discarded redundancy but also had plenty to say Still even here there are pearls to reward the patient reader of which this this poem this reader is oneIntimates D H Lawrence Don t you care for my love she said bitterlyI handed her the mirror and saidPlease address these The Water Of Life uestions to the proper personPlease make all reuests to headartersIn all matters of emotional importanceplease approach the supreme authority direct So I handed her the mirrorAnd she would have broken it over my headbut she caught sight of her own reflectionand I ve been intending to delve into this stuff for a while now and finally got to reading this I first became interested because I was impressed with how much better the Richard Aldington translation of Voltaire s Candide was than the Dover edition I read before It turned out that Aldington was a writer himself and in researching some of his history I found that as well as being a member of the Imagists he was married to an Imagist poet HD and so decided to read some The introduction to this book is informative and gives an objective overview of the movement its history beginnings and influence I have to say that this is really what I feel I should be reading right now It s hitting a lot of the right notes for me and is giving me a better nderstanding of how The Imagists were the gateway to modern poetry breaking away from the florid prose and overt romanticism of the Victorian era I like that Imagisim is a reductive form that has stripped away and simplified poetry getting to the purity of the image I can nderstand the flaws and criticisms leveled at the movement however The moon is mentioned freuently and there are colors mentioned in almost every single poem in this collection but that doesn t detract from my pleasure in reading them The simplified form keeps the poems from feeling dated as they almost read like song lyrics in some cases for better or worse At least it s a frame of referenceOverall The Imagists seem to have taken the necessary step of getting rid of a lot of the verbal ornamentation that makes much Romantic poetry seem overly florid and pretentious or at least difficult to modern readers at least this one Los imaginistas el movimiento po tico e no sab a e exist a y no sab a e me gustar a tanto Pensar e hab a For the Love of All Thats Holy, Dont Buy a Boat When Venus is in Retrograde un sub grupo para todos auellose describen po ticamente Scary Stories 3 un instantena escena na imagen M s a n teniendo gigantes como Joyce Pound WCW me reafirman e me gusta la poes a y me gusta m s no saber mucho de ellaporue de esa forma aun me logra sorprender If you are sing a symmetrical form don t put "In What You Want " what you want say and then fill p the remaining vacuums with slush Don t mess Tono Bungay up the perception of one sense by trying to define it in terms of another This issually only the result of being too lazy to find the exact word To this clause there are possibly exceptions The first three simple prescriptions will throw out nine tenths of all th. Imagism was a brief complex yet influential poetic movement of the early 1900s a time of reaction against late nineteenth century poetry which Ezra Pound one of the key imagist poets described as ‘a doughy mess of third hand Keats Wordsworth half melted lumpy’ In contrast imagist poetry although riddled with conf. ,
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The Speech This Helpedeventuallyspeech This helpedeventually set poetry on a course which it has followed ever sinceTSEliot was an admirer Famous names like James Joyce DHLawrenceRichard AldingtonHilda DoolittleHD Amy Lowell all wrote Elementary Treatise in Herbology under the influence of this philosophy with varying degrees ofnanimity without acknowledging their membership of a formal group But my favourite imagist remains the inimitable William Carlos Williamsto whom I was introduced at Dulwich College by one JPRBirddefined as nervous as a high jumper in my first attempt at poetic satire he had told
us he had been a niversity athletemy first English master in the autumn of 1967 The Red Wheel barrow whichhe had been a niversity athletemy first English master in the autumn of 1967 The Red Wheel barrow which an admonition to me to be concise AlasI never took the hintA brief but tantalising introduction to an apparently passing poetic fad that became one of the main stanchions of modern poetry To the passionate lover whose sighs came back to him on every breeze all the world is like a murmuring sea shell Allen Upwar. Of approach which means that as Peter Jones says in his invaluable Introduction ‘imagistic ideas still lie at the centre of our poetic practice’This anthology traces the complicated evolution of imagism through its poetry from the pre imagists and the period of the anthologies 1914 17 to the imagists after imagi.