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Come swiftly to your love;: Love poems of ancient Egypt (Hallmark editions)

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A charming little collection of Ancient Egyptian poems translated by Ezra Pound.
Unknown Binding, 44 pages
Published January 1st 1971 by Hallmark Cards, inc (first published 1962)
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James
Yeah he was a Nazi, but somehow that managed to stay out of this collection. It didn't hurt that Pound fell ill while writing it and had to collaborate with Neil Stock. Still worth the reading.
Mitch
So Hallmark publishes Egyptian translations by Pound. Mediocre.
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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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