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Ezra Pound among the Poets
"Be influenced by as many great writers as you can," said Ezra Pound. Pound was an "assimilative poet" par excellence, as George Bornstein calls him, a writer who more often "adhered to a. . . classical conception of influence as benign and strengthening" than to an anxiety model of influence. To study Pound means to study also his precursors—Homer, Ovid, Li Po, Dante, Whi ...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published October 3rd 1988 by University Of Chicago Press
(first published December 1985)
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