Available June 1, 1968

Literary Essays Of Ezra Pound

Nonfiction by Ezra Pound

For this definitive collection of Pound’s Literary Essays, his friend (and English editor) T. S. Eliot chose material from five earlier volumes: Pavannes and Divisions (1918), Instigations (1920), How to Read (1931), Make It New (1934), and Polite Essays (1937). 33 pieces are arranged in three groups: “The Art of Poetry,” “The Tradition,” and “Contemporaries.” Eliot wrote in his introduction: “I hope that this volume will demonstrate that Pound’s literary criticism is the most important contemporary criticism of its kind . . perhaps the kind we can least afford to do without … the refreshment, the revitalization and ‘making new’ of literature in our time.”

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Ezra Pound

20th Century American poet