With the vers libre of Cathay, T. S. Eliot famously observed, Pound had become “the inventor of Chinese poetry for our time.

—Richard Sieburth

The centennial edition of Ezra Pound’s early poetic masterpiece.

Cathay

Fiction by Ezra Pound

With a contribution by Mary de Rachewiltz

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Paperback (published January 4, 2016)

ISBN
9780811223522
Price US
15.95
Price CN
17.95
Trim Size
5 x 7
Page Count
144

Ezra Pound

20th Century American poet

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With the vers libre of Cathay, T. S. Eliot famously observed, Pound had become “the inventor of Chinese poetry for our time.

—Richard Sieburth

Pound, transcreating Chinese poetry in English, seems to have anticipated that making it new in our endless, inescapable present would increasingly mean returning to the old.

—Pankaj Mishra, The New York Times Book Review