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Ezra Pound

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Comprehensive information about Ezra Pound including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an expatriate US poet and critic who was a major figure in the early modernist movement. His contribution to poetry began with his development of Imagism, a movement derived from classical Chinese and Japanese poetry, stressing clarity, precision and economy of language. This educational Ezra Pound resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left The worst mistake I made was that stupid, suburban prejudice of anti-Semitism. Quote Right
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Quote Left Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding. Quote Right
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Quote Left There once was a brainy baboon who always breathed down a bassoon for he said, It appears that in billions of years I shall certainly hit on a tune. Quote Right
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Quote Left In our time, the curse is monetary illiteracy, just as inability to read plain print was the curse of earlier centuries. Quote Right
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Quote Left If a patron buys from an artist who needs money (needs money to buy tools, time, food), the patron then makes himself equal to the artist; he is building art into the world; he creates. Quote Right
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