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  • n. A follower of any of the various artistic schools known as imagism


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image +‎ -ist


  • Mr. Lowes, as we have already remarked, has printed dozens of passages from Meredith's novels in the typographical arrangement of free verse so as to emphasize their "imagist" character.

    A Study of Poetry

  • Some of the "imagist" verse patterns are uniquely and intricately beautiful.

    A Study of Poetry

  • Like "free verse," it has widened the field of expression, although its advocates have sometimes forgotten that thousands of "imagist" poems lie embedded in the verse of Browning and even in the prose of George

    A Study of Poetry

  • "From the Wave" is a kind of imagist poem, which discovers an idea about experience in the rising shape of the wave and the surfers who ride it.

  • In an effort to give his imagist impulses the broadest possible canvas, Mr. Nolan has scripted a story that travels across six countries and just as many layers of human consciousness.

    'Inception': To Dream, Perchance to Sleep

  • However, Williams, like his associate Ezra Pound, had long ago rejected the imagist movement by the time this poem was published as part of Spring and All in 1923.

    william carlos williams | pastoral « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • His imagist-in-chief, Gerald Rafshoon urged him in an October memo to begin thinking about the State of the Union and proposed two options: the standard laundry list of promises, programs and applause lines - or a tight focus on inflation and a strategic arms limitation treaty with Moscow as his two paramount priorities.

    The Politics of Austerity

  • Chowder/Baker hmmm, some similarity there! was making a reference to la_nausicaa's great-grandfather the imagist poet F.S.

    Nick Mamatas' Journal

  • This speech gave him his first taste of notoriety, as he managed to give the false impression that the well-liked imagist poet, Amy Lowell, whom he himself admired, was “abnormal”.

    October « 2007 « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • Vice did the 'this is my flesh and blood' obligatory number about Alabama before he made any comparison with the iconography in a 'post-modern imagist' comparison with Iran or Berlin in the 1930s.

    A Worse Vice


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  • As in Mr. Pound?

    December 14, 2006