DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2013.09.003
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Abstract: This paper intends to study Ezra Pound's early poetics and his modernist poetry through a close research of the Eastern elements in the shaping process of his poetics and the significance and influence of his poetic thoughts on the American New Poetry Movement. In order to clarify the essence of Pound's early poetics under the influence of Chinese classical poems, the paper starts from the discussion of the influence of Cathay (1915) and his translation of Cathay; then it provides a detailed analysis of the r…

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