Women in the Poetry of Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams
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This paper considers the differing ways that Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams saw women through their love poems in the early twentieth century. It further examines the interrogation of a young woman in "A Portrait of a Lady" who to the consternation of the poet, interrogates back. It also looks at the way in which Pound examines women in his "Portrait d'Une Femme."
From the Paper:"William Carlos Williams and Ezra Pound are alike in many ways. Both were born in the 1880s, both attended the University of Pennsylvania in the first decade of the 20th century and both rose to become two of the most celebrated poets of their generation. Despite these similarities, they differ in a number of important ways as well. While Williams attended medical school and went on to become a physician in a career that lasted well over forty years, Pound lived the life of a journalist and literary vagabond, spending time in London and Paris before settling in Italy as he championed a generation of rising stars that ranged from James Joyce to..."
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