By Paul Stasi,Josephine Park

used to be Ezra Pound the 1st theorist of worldwide literature? Or did he inaugurate a kind of comparative literature which may keep the self-discipline from its premature loss of life? might he have welcomed the 2008 monetary difficulty? What may well he say approximately America's fiscal dependence on China? could he were appalled on the upward push of the "digital humanities,” or stumbled on it amenable to his personal quasi-social medical perspectives concerning the function of literature in society? What, if something, could he locate to worth in modern day monetary and aesthetic discourses? Ezra Pound within the Present collects new essays by means of well known students of modernist poetics to interact the relevance of Pound's paintings for our instances, checking out no matter if his literature used to be, as he was hoping it'd be, "news that remains news.”

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