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Published: 07 May 2020

256 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781949979008

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Ezra Pound, Italy, and the Cantos

Massimo Bacigalupo

Clemson University Press in association with Liverpool University Press

  • Provides a sense of Pound the man, with his foibles and insights, as he searches for material and composes through complex and fascinating processes
  • Shows that Pound's poetry is largely dependent on the Italian settings in which it was composed and can be read as an Italian journal, allowing for a new reading and appreciation of the creative process
  • Offers some detailed accounts of writings and translations related to Italy, while also engaging the general reader who is captivated by Pound's Italian journeys in history and actuality
  • Pound is revealed as a passionate pilgrim who wishes to share with the reader his love for a country immersed in immemorial traditions