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Selected Prose 1909-1965

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"In making this selection, " writes William Cookson in his introduction to this paperback edition of early and out-of-print writings, "my aim has been to show the unity of Ezra Pound's concern." The sixty-six pieces in Pound's "Selected Prose 1909-1965" are arranged thematically, and while they are organized chronologically within several groupings, there are natural cross ...more
Paperback, 475 pages
Published March 1st 1975 by New Directions Publishing Corporation (first published January 17th 1973)
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Michael
Oct 25, 2015 Michael rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Pound fans, literature students, Pound scholars
Recommended to Michael by: Steve Schulz
I read this book early in my explorations of fascist history and theory, mainly because I had heard that Pound did propaganda broadcasts for the Italians during World War II. The book wasn’t a very good starting-point for such studies, although there are some very interesting contributions to economic radicalism (more on this later), and other indications of how Pound became outside of the Anglo-American mainstream after the First World War. The main impression I remember taking away from it, lo ...more
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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
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