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Selected Poems 1908-1969

Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound’s Selected Poems 1908-1969 is an indispensable introduction to the iconoclastic work of the modernist poet, including important early poems such as Hugh Selwyn Mauberley, Cathay and Homage to Sextus Propertius, as well as a selection from his Cantos.

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£16.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571109074
Date Published
22.01.2004
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Summary

This selection provides an excellent introduction to Ezra Pound’s poetry for the general reader, and for the student of contemporary literature. It takes the place of the pioneer edition edited by T. S. Eliot which was published in 1928. A representative group of early poems is included; Hugh Selwyn Mauberley, Cathay and Homage to Sextus Propertius are printed complete; and there is a selection from the Cantos up to and including Drafts & Fragments (1969).

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Ezra Pound was born in 1885 in Hailey, Idaho. He came to Europe in 1898 and settled in London, where he was to meet Yeats, Eliot, Ford, Hulme and Gaudier-Brzeska. In 1920 he moved to Paris, and later to Rapallo. His acquaintances by now included Joyce, Hemingway, Brancusi, Picabia, Cocteau, Antheil and C. H. Douglas. During the Second World War…

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