By Einstein, Albert; Gödel, Kurt; Yourgrau, Palle
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He confronts his distate for Swift's politics, along with his pleasure in reading him. The question of reason is liberally enlarged by being displaced to a question of relative 'sanity'. Orwell concludes that, so long as the ideology remains this side of 26 The Modernism of Ezra Pound sanity, 'enjoyment can overwhelm disapproval, even though one clearly recognises that one is enjoying something inimical'. 70 Aesthetic quality speaks to an economy of pleasure more reliable in terms of truth than ideological content, capable even of giving the latter the lie.
54 Pound's ambition is to synthesise the positivi ties of the best of 'poetry' and 'prose' in a model of 'Good Writing', a question of 'scientific' technique ('perfect control') which would thus restore to verse values it had lost to prose, but without prejudice to the spiritual bases of the art. In summary, then, Pound is representatively modernist because, first, he suffers the fracture of the 'bifurcation' of subjective and objective realism, and dedicates his early writings to the expression of that dislocation, making us aware of how it reflects a problem of audience, of the poet's place in society, and of the language he may speak.
He came to see Mussolini as a latter-day Jeffersonian, and so he broadcast for the fascists and, as he saw it, the Constitution, on Italian radio during the war. The broadcasts are rabid, offensive and pathetic- although his pamphlets and books are rather more coherent. Before the United States had entered the war, he had gone to Washington to try to avoid confrontation between his country and Italy; even at the end, he still believed that he could be of use. But he was arrested and thrown into a cage outside Pisa.