“Full of original and suggestive ideas on the meaning and operation of the poetic art. The comments ring with Pound’s early wit and vigor.” — The New Yorker
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The book gives an authoritative and convincing take on poetry and literature. Its main application as far as I'm concerned is to give the reader enough knowledge to go forward in... Read morePublished 6 months ago by austink
The best book (in prose) ever written by a human, though a wildly flawed maniac version of the species. Read morePublished 11 months ago by trastevere
This book should not be approached as a guide on how to read, but as an example of Pound's brilliance. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Larry Benjamin
ABC of reading is a book which is applicable to the business since we have been reading the world and the society as a book which is to be read since Plato and before Plato wrote... Read morePublished on February 28, 2012 by takranke
American expatriate poet Ezra Pound had a professorial side full of intense literary biases, narrow and sometimes naive definitions of what constitutes good literature, and... Read morePublished on June 30, 2011 by Philip Vassallo