Sunday, January 27, 2008

Ezra Pound

Pound's vers libre is such as is only possible for a poet who has worked tirelessly with rigid forms and different systems of metric. --T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound: His Metric and Poetry

Recommended reading:
by Ezra Pound at Reading Rat

Criticism (articles, essays, reviews):

Il Miglior Fabbro by Charles McGrath, review of Ezra Pound: Poet; A Portrait of the Man and His Work, Volume I: The Young Genius, 1885-1920 by A. David Moody, The New York Times, January 27, 2008

The Lasting Importance of The Cantos, reviewed by Garrick Davis of The Cantos by Ezra Pound (Fourth Collected edition), Contemporary Poetry Review, August 2004

Pound Ascendant by Marjorie Perloff, review of Ezra Pound, Poems and Translations, edited by Richard Sieburth, and Ezra Pound, The Pisan Cantos, edited by Richard Sieburth, Boston Review, April/May 2004

A major minor: Ezra Pound’s poetry, by Donald Lyons, The New Criterion, June 1999

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