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Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear Their Letters, 1909-1914 by Omar Pound

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Published by New Directions .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poetry & poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Poets, American,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • American Letters And Correspondence,
  • Pound, Ezra,,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • English,
  • USA,
  • Correspondence,
  • Letters,
  • Literary,
  • Poetry,
  • Pound, Ezra,
  • 20th century,
  • Pound, Dorothy,
  • United States,
  • 1885-1972,
  • Authors" spouses

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsA. Walton Litz (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7999865M
ISBN 100811209008
ISBN 109780811209007

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In the late s, Ezra Pound planned an edition of the “Cantos” to be illustrated by his wife, artist Dorothy Shakespear. She created the designs, but due to Pound’s involvement with Fascist propaganda, the edition was never published. This volume presents them in a limited edition based on a selection of pages from the “Cantos”. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear study guide. You'll get access to all of the Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear content, as well as access to more. A gifted poet and translator in his own right, Omar Pound was the son of the artist Dorothy Shakespear, married at one time to Ezra Pound. By the time Pound had taken up with his lifelong love, violinist Olga Rudge, Shakespear had fled to Italy and given birth to her son, who bore Ezra Pound's name, whether he was in fact Pound's biological son.4/5(2). Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear () Unfortunately, one of Ezra’s female acquaintances, a girl from a burlesque show passing through town, led to the loss of his first academic job. According to some versions of the story, he rescued the actress in a snow storm and gave her his bed for the night.

A gifted poet and translator in his own right, Omar Pound was the son of the artist Dorothy Shakespear, married at one time to Ezra Pound. By the time Pound had taken up with his lifelong love, violinist Olga Rudge, Shakespear had fled to Italy and given birth to her son, who bore Ezra Pound's name, whether he was in fact Pound's biological son/5(2). Omar Pound bore the name of his putative father, the poet Ezra Pound. A gifted poet and translator in his own right, Omar Pound was the son of the artist Dorothy Shakespear, a close associate of Wyndham Lewis, founder of the Vorticist movement. Dorothy was the daughter of a celebrated lover of the greatest of poets, William Butler Yeats. Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear. Any reader even peripherally interested in the work and life of Ezra Pound will take delight in Omar Pound and A. Walton Litz's masterful selection and editing of Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear: Their Letters, To hear the authentic voices of the letters is to meet again but anew the youthful Pound.   Ezra Pound, in full Ezra Loomis Pound, (born Octo , Hailey, Idaho, U.S.—died November 1, , Venice, Italy), American poet and critic, a supremely discerning and energetic entrepreneur of the arts who did more than any other single figure to advance a “modern” movement in English and American promoted, and also occasionally helped to .

Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear: Their Letters, Edited by Omar Pound and A. Walton Litz. New York: New Directions, Letters e-h were written from Stone Cottage. a. . Dorothy was the daughter of Henry Hope Shakespear, a London Solicitor, and his wife Olivia. Henry appears in the census, with his father Alexander: having a number of books published. Henry and Olivia's only child, Dorothy, married Ezra Pound in . 'I am not a writer of letters except under certain conditions and I am not going to try," wrote the year-old Ezra Pound to his mother. That's in letter No. of the letters reproduced in. Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October – 1 November ) was an expatriate American poet and critic, a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement, who became a fascist collaborator in Italy during World War works include Ripostes (), Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (), and the unfinished section, page epic The Cantos (–).