Imagism | Literature Criticism Elaine Rusinko

This literature criticism consists of approximately 15 pages of analysis & critique of Imagism.
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Elaine Rusinko

In the following essay, which was based on a paper presented at the National Conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Rusinko identifies similarities between Imagism and Russian Acmeism.

SOURCE: "Russian Acmeism and Anglo-American Imagism," in Ulbandus Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, Spring, 1978, pp. 37-49.

In his introduction to The Spirit of Romance, Ezra Pound described the history of literary criticism as "a vain struggle to find a terminology which will define something."1 In inventing the term "Imagism," (if not the entire movement), Pound contributed to the frustration of subsequent literary critics and historians, who have vainly attempted to define this poetic school, which encompassed, at one time or another in the decade of its existence, the work of Richard Aldington, F. S. Flint, William Carlos Williams, Amy Lowell, D. H. Lawrence, T. S. Eliot, and Ezra Pound himself...

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