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By Luke Carson

The occupation of Ezra Pound has come to symbolize the political developments which, it's been claimed, are inherent to modernist aesthetics. however the political impulses of the modernists can't be correctly represented by means of Pound's severe positions; Pound's personal political actions and commitments don't appropriately articulate the contradictory attitudes and ideology that made them attainable. by way of contrasting Pound's politics to the political values and ideology of Gertrude Stein and Louis Zukofsky throughout the melancholy, this booklet argues that those 3 very varied writers proportion a posh set of attitudes and ideology that are grounded in a collective social delusion comparable to the increase of mass intake and the emergence of company social forms.

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