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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 A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression. Quote Right
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Quote Left When our two dusts with Waller's shall be laid, Siftings on siftings in oblivion,... Quote Right
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Quote Left 'Tis not need we know our every thought or see the work shop where each mask is wrought wherefrom we view the world of box and pit, careless of wear, just so the mask shall fit and serve our jape's turn for a night or two. Quote Right
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Quote Left I ask a wreathwhich will not crush my head. And there is no hurry about it;... 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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