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Pound, Ezra (1885–1972) By Templeton, Erin

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM970-1
Published: 09/05/2016
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Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (1885– 1972) was an American poet, essayist, and literary critic. In addition to his own literary accomplishments, he famously promoted the work of other artists, writers, and musicians such as George Antheil, T. S. Eliot, and Henri Gaudier-Brzeska. He helped to establish both the Imagist and Vorticist movements. His best known poems include “Sestina Alta Forte” (1909), “In a Station of the Metro” (1913), Hugh Selwyn Mauberly (1920), and The Cantos, a 120-poem epic published in 11 book-length instalments between 1917 and 1969. The Library of Congress awarded him the prestigious Bollingen prize for The Pisan Cantos in 1949.

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Templeton, Erin. "Pound, Ezra (1885–1972)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 21 Nov. 2017 https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/pound-ezra-1885-1972. doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM970-1

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