Ezra Pound's co-poet Basil Bunting wrote of The Cantos: 'There are the Alps, / fools! Sit down and wait for them to crumble!' Ezra Pound tells the story of one of the most controversial poets of the twentieth century. Great poet, Confucian, peace activist, alleged fascist, indicted traitor, Ezra Pound's life raises vital questions for anyone interested in politics, art and poetry. Probably no-one has promoted so many other great writers as Pound - James Joyce, T. S. Eliot and Ford Madox Ford among them - and without Pound's ...

Ezra Pound 2011, Reaktion Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781861898623