Pagani's, November 8

By Ezra Pound 1885–1972 Ezra Pound
Suddenly discovering in the eyes of the very beautiful
                            Normande cocotte
The eyes of the very learned British Museum assistant.

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Poet Ezra Pound 1885–1972

SCHOOL / PERIOD Modern

Subjects Relationships, Love, Arts & Sciences, Painting & Sculpture

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 Ezra  Pound

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Of all the major literary figures in the twentieth century, Ezra Pound has been one of the most controversial; he has also been one of modern poetry's most important contributors. In an introduction to the Literary Essays of Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot declared that Pound "is more responsible for the twentieth-century revolution in poetry than is any other individual." Four decades later, Donald Hall reaffirmed in remarks collected . . .

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SUBJECT Relationships, Love, Arts & Sciences, Painting & Sculpture

SCHOOL / PERIOD Modern

Poetic Terms Free Verse

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