Written in 1910 when Pound was only 25 years old, and later revised by the author, this critical work has long stood as an important stage in the development of Pound's poetics, and a dramatic revaluation of Europe's literary tradition. Pound surveys the course of literature from the fall of the Roman Empire through the dawn of the Renaissance, ...Read MoreWritten in 1910 when Pound was only 25 years old, and later revised by the author, this critical work has long stood as an important stage in the development of Pound's poetics, and a dramatic revaluation of Europe's literary tradition. Pound surveys the course of literature from the fall of the Roman Empire through the dawn of the Renaissance, paying special attention to the Provenal poets and to Dante. Now with an introduction by Richard Sieburth, this work illuminates a great period in European literature and one of America's greatest poetic minds.Read Less
Good. No Dust Jacket. Hardcover. 8vo. 1st Edition, 8vo. 248 pages. Hardcover. This book is in good condition with some bumping to corners of covers. Rubbing along edges of spine. Pages are clean and tight.
Good in good dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex library: dustjacket covered in clear plastic; ink stamp on title page; Dewey reference number on spine; usual enclosures inside cover and on endpaper. All orders are dispatched within 1 working day from our UK warehouse. Established in 2004, we are dedicated to recycling unwanted books on behalf of a number of UK charities who benefit from added revenue through the sale of their books plus huge savings in waste disposal. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied.
New in new dust jacket. It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back. Hardcover. Printed on high quality Paper. It is processed professionally without altering its contents. No alterations have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Photographs and Index, if there is any, are printed in b/w. Folders, if any in the original, are not printed in the book. It is only a single book/volume out of the set. This book is printed on demand.
New. 258pp. It It is Hard Cover reprint edition of the book published long back. with isbn and coloured dust cover. We processed it for making more readable. We understand the importance of these books to the world so we planned to bring them back to print for the readers in the best possible manner. Print on Demand.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ: Book shows indications of careful use: former owner's name inscribed at the top of the front free endpaper; very slight spine lean; just a touch of wear to the extremities; the top edge is dust-darkened; binding secure; text clean. DJ shows only mild rubbing and faint soiling; no price to be found (certainly does not appear to be clipped); the outside edge of the front panel is lightly scuffed; the backstrip is is very slightly darkened but the titles thereon remain bold and clearly legible; mylar-protected. Overall, remains structurally sound and tightly bound, showing little wear: a clean, sturdy, quite presentable copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 248pp. The estimable Ezra Pound gets a chance here to display his encyclopedic knowledge of Western European culture in an appropriate vehicle. Pound's conclusions regarding the birth of the modern lyric in Europe are always fascinating and insightful. His irrascible wit is present and usually pertinent. I highly recommend this book. The writer of this book is a man I would have liked to have known and sat down with for a long discussion.
8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 248p. A very good copy, with slight rubbing of the spine ends and the forecorners of the covers and the former owner's signature, town, and date on the front free endpaper, no d.j. This is Gallup A5e, one of 500 copies.
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