The Literary Essays of Ezra Pound
The Literary Essays of Ezra Pound.
New York: New Directions, 1954.
Printed in the UK, this distinguished volume, containing 33 of Pound's scattered essays, comes with an introduction by T. S. Eliot.
In three groupings; "The Art of Poetry", "The Tradition" and "Contemporaries", we glimpse why Pound was so revered, and why his legacy needed preserving, after his fall from grace during the war.
Book is in fine condition, but with a previous owner's bookplate. Jacket is faded to spine and chipped to top edge and corners.
Near Fine in worn dust-jacket.