The letters of two distinguished American poets portray their lives and includes discussions of literature and poetry


Literature by Louis Zukofsky and Ezra Pound

Pound/Zukofsky is the fifth volume in the ongoing series, The Correspondence of Ezra Pound. Pound (1885-1972) and Zukofsky (1904-1978) met only three times: in Rapallo, Italy, for a few weeks in 1933; for a few hours in New York, in 1939; and briefly again at St. Elizabeths Hospital, in Washington, D.C., in 1954. Yet by the time of their first meeting, they had already exchanged almost 300 letters. over half of their total correspondence. The two poets knew each other quite literally as men of letters.

Clothbound(published Jul, 17 1987)

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Portrait of Louis Zukofsky

Louis Zukofsky

20th century American poet

Portrait of Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound

20th Century American poet