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Ezra and Dorothy Pound: Letters in Captivity, 1945-46

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These fascinating letters capture the most traumatic experience of Ezra Pound's life, when he was incarcerated at the end of World War II and indicted for treason. Omar Pound and Robert Spoo have collected and edited the unpublished correspondence between the poet and his wife, combining it with restricted military orders and extensive references to FBI documents, previous ...more
Hardcover, 448 pages
Published March 4th 1999 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Written while in Pisan cage, and later, in various tents. Pound is falling apart here, so the grammar deteriorates a bit. Interesting, though, both biographically, and in relation to the Pisan Cantos. Sad.
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Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an American expatriate poet, critic and intellectual who was a major figure of the Modernist movement in early-to-mid 20th century poetry.

Pound's The Cantos contains music and bears a title that could be translated as The Songs—although it never is. Pound's ear was tuned to the motz et sons of troubadour poetry where, as musicologist John Stevens has noted, "melody and
More about Ezra Pound...
Selected Poems The Cantos ABC of Reading Personæ: The Shorter Poems Literary Essays of Ezra Pound

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