BI. Amy Lowell

39. Ryan, Marleigh Grayer. ‘GUNS AS KEYS: James McNeill Whistler as a Metaphor for Japan in a Poem by Amy Lowell’. In Currents in Japanese Culture, edited by Amy Vladeck Heinrich. N.Y.: Columbia UP, 1997.

Demonstrates the degree to which Whistler (Ap) was associated with Japan in the early years of the century, and traces the uses to which Lowell put his work in GUNS AS KEYS (7). Includes reference to A JAPANESE WOOD CARVING (1a), LACQUER PRINTS (see 4, 5, and 8), Lowell’s strained relation with Pound, and the influence of Percival Lowell (D6) on his sister’s lifelong interest in Japan.







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