For this edition of one of the great landmarks in 20th-century poetry two previously uncollected cantos have been added, and some passages from other cantos, omitted from earlier printings, restored to the text. The additional cantos, numbered LXXII and LXXIII, were written by Ezra Pound in Italian, during the collapse of Italy at the end of the ...
For this edition of one of the great landmarks in 20th-century poetry two previously uncollected cantos have been added, and some passages from other cantos, omitted from earlier printings, restored to the text. The additional cantos, numbered LXXII and LXXIII, were written by Ezra Pound in Italian, during the collapse of Italy at the end of the World War II. They belong in the sequence between the John Adams and the Pisan cantos.
Fair. New York, 1948; black cloth covered boards with dust jacket; minor shelf wear; dust jacket has edge wear and some tearing, toning/fading, and rubbing; dust jacket in protective Brodart-like cover; marking on free front endpaper; slight markings on free rear endpaper; some toning on endpapers; Interior clean and unmarked; 8vo, 7 3/4"-9 3/4" Tall; irregularly paginated.
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Near Fine. 8vo. Hardcover, 8vo. 803 pp. FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. DJ faded at spine, small soiled spot to foot of spine panel, else fine. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Ezra Pound's masterpiece still rings with grandeur almost a century after the early episodes were written. A high-modernist poet like his friend T.S. Elliot, Pound has a brighter outlook and a higher opinion of humanity, so his work is less dark and depressing. Pound believed poetry should be complicated and dense, requiring serious intellectual effort to understand. Though the allusions contained are so complex, abstract and disconnected as to render the Cantos practically meaningless to the casual reader, his language and imagery are as magnificent as any in the American Cannon. Highly recommended.
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