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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 Good art however 'immoral' is wholly a thing of virtue. ... Good art can NOT be immoral. By good art I mean art that bears true witness, I mea... Quote Right
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Quote Left Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the soil, and from it grows the tree of the arts. Quote Right
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Quote Left We do NOT know the past in chronological sequence. It may be convenient to lay it out anesthetized on the table with dates pasted on here and there, but what we know we know by ripples and spirals eddying out from us and from our own time. 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 Literature is news that stays news. Quote Right
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