Pound/Zukofsky (Hardcover)

Selected Letters of Ezra Pound and Louis Zukofsky (Correspondence of Ezra Pound)

By Barry Ahearn, Ezra Pound, Louis Zukofsky

New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9780811210133, 255pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 1987

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Description

Pound / Zukofsky is the fifth volume in the ongoing series, The Correspondence of Ezra Pound. Pound (1885-1972) and Zukofsky (1904-1978) met only three times: in Rapallo, Italy, for a few weeks in 1933; for a few hours in New York, in 1939; and briefly again at St. Elizabeths Hospital, in Washington, D.C., in 1954. Yet by the time of their first meeting, they had already exchanged almost 300 letters. over half of their total correspondence. The two poets knew each other quite literally as men of letters.