The Cantos of Ezra Pound

The Cantos of Ezra Pound

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Delmore Schwartz said about The Cantos "They are one of the touchstones of modern poetry." William Carlos WIlliams said "[Pound] discloses history by its odor, by the feel of it in the words; fuses it with the words, present and past, to MAKE his Cantos. Make them." Since the 1969 revised edition, the Italian Cantos LXXII and LXXIII (as well as a 1966 fragment concluding the work) have been added. Now appearing for the first time is Pound's recently found Eglish translation of Italian Canto LXXII."show more

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  • Paperback | 896 pages
  • 138 x 202 x 40mm | 879.96g
  • New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint ed.
  • 1 port.
  • 0811213269
  • 9780811213264
  • 53,798

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Pound's Cantos is a modern classic that everybody has to know. --John Crowe Ransom"show more