Literary Style and Japanese Aesthetics: Hemingway’s Debt to Pound as Reflected in his Poetic Style
On the influence of Japanese haiku aesthetics on Hemingway’s developing poetic style of the 1920s. Manabe argues that through Pound’s mentorship, Hemingway crafted his theory of omission based on the Japanese principles of MA and KUU in which meaning is created through empty space. Discusses “Along with Youth,” “To Good Guys Dead,” “Schwarzwald,” and other poems.
Cultural Hybrids of (Post)Modernism: Japanese and Western Literature, Art and Philosophy