Essays on The Ignorance and Decline of American Civilization
Chicago: Henry Regnery,
1960. First printing.
Sixteen essays, many shorter pieces and a number of open letters are gathered in this collection, railing against the willful ignorance of America's then guiding principles.
From a position of exile, Pound uses his considerable knowledge of philosophy and history to promote a wider agenda of education and enlightenment for his fellow Americans. A voice crying in the wilderness, but fascinating, nevertheless.
Slight foxing to end-papers, otherwise very good. Hardcover.