Wednesday, February 10, 2010

1917: South Wind to Cantos

Chronology of World, British and American Literature

Norman Douglas. British. 1917. Novel. South Wind. Capri-like island. Exotic, odd and learned characters. Skeptical discussion. Topics: ethics, religion, art, food, etc. The author’s satirical essays on the island.

Georg Kaiser. German. 1917/20. Plays. Gas. Trilogy. Indictment of over-mechanization of modern society.

Ezra Pound. American. 1917. Poetry. Cantos. Epic poem. Vast, disjointed panorama of the growth of civilization.

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