DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2013.10.001
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WANG Gui-ming

Abstract: The Pisan Cantos (1948), Ezra Pound's great epic, which reflects major social, cultural, and historical themes, is based on Western and Chinese cultures, especially Chinese Confucian thoughts. This paper attempts to provide an analysis of Confucian classics and Chinese characters/ideograms as cited in The Pisan Cantos, and to present the unique way in which Pound expresses his emotions and enriches his poetic art. Since, Chinese culture that emphases such concepts as "benevolence" and "sincerity" offers a more…

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