The Cantos of Ezra Pound
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- Language:English (Published)
- Edition:Second Printing
- Shipping Weight (lbs):2.4
- Dimensions (in):8.8 x 5.8 x 1.6
- Publication Date:January 1, 1956
For nearly fifty years Ezra Pound has been at work on a monumental poem of epic scale - the cantos. The subject of innumerable critical battles, it is unique in contemporary literature. The Cantos are a "poem containing history", it is their purpose to give the true meaning of history as one man has found it: in the annals of ancient China, in the Italian Renaissance, in letters and diaries of Jefferson, the Adamses and Van Buren, in the personalities and currents of his own time. The present volume brings together the first 95 cantos, which were originally published in six separate books...
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