Leon Surette

Leon Surette is a professor emeritus whose principal research interests have been Modern Literature/Poetry (Ezra Pound/T.S. Eliot/Wallace Stevens/Wyndham Lewis); Literary History, Literary Theory, Aesthetics.

Publications: 40+ articles


A Light from Eleusis: The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Clarendon Press 1979.

The Birth of Modernism: Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, W.B. Yeats and the Occult. McGill-Queen's 1993.

"I Cease not to Yowl": Ezra Pound's Letters to Olivia Rossettie Agresti. ed with Demetres Tryphonopoulos. U. of Illinois 1998.

Pound in Purgatory: From Economic Radicalism to Anti-Semitism. U. of Illinois Press 1999.

The Modern Dilemma: Wallace Stevens, T. S. Eliot and Humanism McGill-Queen's 2008.

Dreams of a Totalitarian Utopia: Literary Modernism and Politics. McGill-Queen's 2011.

Art in the Age of the Machine Self published with Amazon 2013.

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