Ezra Pound Quotes (121 quotes)




Ezra Pound
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Letter to the painter John Butler Yeats, 4 Feb. 1918
Ezra Pound
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Impact: essays on ignorance and the decline of American civilization, Ezra Pound, H. Regnery Co., 1960, p. 209
Ezra Pound
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The Selected Letters of Ezra Pound, 1907-1941, New Directions Publishing, 1950, p. 25 - ISBN: 9780811201612
Ezra Pound
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In answer to William Gardner Hale's stinging criticism of Pound's Homage to Sextus Propertius in Poetry, April 1919


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Born: October 30, 1885

Died: November 1, 1972 (aged 87)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an American expatriate poet, critic and a major figure of the early modernist movement. His contribution to poetry began with his promotion of Imagism, a movement that derived its technique from classical Chinese and Japanese poetry, stressing clarity, precision and economy of language.

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