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Why Pound took a 12 year vacation in St. Elizabeths....


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Why? ... cause duh... fascism lover...

  • arrested in 1945 in Italy
  • treason: talked bad about Americans in Rome radio
  • brought back in gorilla cage
  • was declared mad and hospitalized
  • saved from execution by influential friends
  • retreated into silence (literally!)
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Desert Island Question

  • Cartoon: "What would you bring to a desert island?"
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Well, I don't fucking know dude!

How about a goddamn working GPS system and some digestible food/water rations... a fucking Survival Book maybe?!

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Characterize...

Nude Descending a Starcase, No.2

by Marcel Duchamp

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  • cubism 
    • geometric shapes
  • nudes = usually static
    • here: actualy moving,  angered people 
    • unconventional representation of a nude
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Kenners creation of:

permutations of Pound's Metro poem

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  • permutated the 5 nouns of the poem
  • 5 = 5x4x3x2x1 = 120
  • 120 different possobilities
  • = deconstruction of poem (=post-modernism)
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Iambic

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  • a type of meter
  • mainly used in poetry
  • an unstressed (short) syllable followed by a stressed (long) syllable (comparable to heart beat - daDUM)


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How does Gertrude Stein describe Pound?

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  • flamboyant
  • immodest
  • opinionated
  • tactless
  • "A village explainer, excellent if you were a village,but if you were not, not." (whaaaat?!)
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Edward Steichen

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  • Photographer
  • exhibition "Family Of Man" 
    • world wide known
  • brother of Paula Steichen (aka Lillian Steichen, the wife of Carl Sandburg)


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Modern Characteristics of...

This Is Just to Say  (1883-1963)

by William Carlos William

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  • no meter = free verse
  • empty spaces
  • Imagist poem
  • persona
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Three major American painters at the Armory Show

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  • Edward Hopper; Nighthawks (1942)
  • Charles Demuth; I Saw the Figure Five in Gold (1928)
  • Charles Sheeler; American Landscape (1930)
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Bandar log

(Their Eyes Were Watching God)

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originally - from The Jungle Book (1894):

  • apes who cannot stop talking

Here:

  • comparison to the old Puritan Women, who cannot stop gossping (chp1)
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"yo lo vi"

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"I saw it"

Plate 44 of Los Desastres de La Guerra (The Disasters of War)

A painting by Goya

  • the witness and the victim
  • e.g. For Whom the Bell Tolls
    • witness = Pilar; an outstanding female character, who knows about everything
    • victim = Maria
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Hugh Kenner

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  • Canadian
  • Designed selection of computer permutation of Pound's poem "In a Station of the Metro"
  • author of The Pound Era (1971)
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Q:

Why Pound took a 12 year vacation in St. Elizabeths....


A:

Why? ... cause duh... fascism lover...

  • arrested in 1945 in Italy
  • treason: talked bad about Americans in Rome radio
  • brought back in gorilla cage
  • was declared mad and hospitalized
  • saved from execution by influential friends
  • retreated into silence (literally!)
Q:

Desert Island Question

  • Cartoon: "What would you bring to a desert island?"
A:

Well, I don't fucking know dude!

How about a goddamn working GPS system and some digestible food/water rations... a fucking Survival Book maybe?!

Q:

Characterize...

Nude Descending a Starcase, No.2

by Marcel Duchamp

A:
  • cubism 
    • geometric shapes
  • nudes = usually static
    • here: actualy moving,  angered people 
    • unconventional representation of a nude
Q:

Kenners creation of:

permutations of Pound's Metro poem

A:
  • permutated the 5 nouns of the poem
  • 5 = 5x4x3x2x1 = 120
  • 120 different possobilities
  • = deconstruction of poem (=post-modernism)
Q:

Iambic

A:
  • a type of meter
  • mainly used in poetry
  • an unstressed (short) syllable followed by a stressed (long) syllable (comparable to heart beat - daDUM)


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Q:

How does Gertrude Stein describe Pound?

A:
  • flamboyant
  • immodest
  • opinionated
  • tactless
  • "A village explainer, excellent if you were a village,but if you were not, not." (whaaaat?!)
Q:

Edward Steichen

A:
  • Photographer
  • exhibition "Family Of Man" 
    • world wide known
  • brother of Paula Steichen (aka Lillian Steichen, the wife of Carl Sandburg)


Q:

Modern Characteristics of...

This Is Just to Say  (1883-1963)

by William Carlos William

A:
  • no meter = free verse
  • empty spaces
  • Imagist poem
  • persona
Q:

Three major American painters at the Armory Show

A:
  • Edward Hopper; Nighthawks (1942)
  • Charles Demuth; I Saw the Figure Five in Gold (1928)
  • Charles Sheeler; American Landscape (1930)
Q:

Bandar log

(Their Eyes Were Watching God)

A:

originally - from The Jungle Book (1894):

  • apes who cannot stop talking

Here:

  • comparison to the old Puritan Women, who cannot stop gossping (chp1)
Q:

"yo lo vi"

A:

"I saw it"

Plate 44 of Los Desastres de La Guerra (The Disasters of War)

A painting by Goya

  • the witness and the victim
  • e.g. For Whom the Bell Tolls
    • witness = Pilar; an outstanding female character, who knows about everything
    • victim = Maria
Q:

Hugh Kenner

A:
  • Canadian
  • Designed selection of computer permutation of Pound's poem "In a Station of the Metro"
  • author of The Pound Era (1971)
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