Selected Poems of Ezra Pound

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Selected Poems of Ezra Pound

By Ezra Pound

New Directions Publishing Corporation, Paperback, 9780811201629, 184pp.

Publication Date: January 17, 1957

This book offers a compact yet representative selection of Ezra Pound's poems and translations. The span covered is Pound's entire writing career, from his early lyrics and the translations of Provencal songs to his English version of Sophocles'Trachiniae. Included are parts of his best known works the Chinese translations, the sequence called Hugh Selwyn Mauberly, the Homage to Sextus Propertius. The Cantos, Pound's major epic, are presented in generous selections, chosen to emphasize the main themes of the whole poem.