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Ezra Pound - American Writers 26

Ezra Pound - American Writers 26: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

WILLIAM VAN O’CONNOR
Copyright Date: 1963
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.cttttfwb
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    Ezra Pound - American Writers 26
    Book Description:

    Ezra Pound. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5223-5
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Ezra Pound
    (pp. 5-45)

    On the afternoon of December 7, 1941, Ezra Pound, a famous American literary expatriate, left his home in Rapallo, Italy, took a train for Rome, and over the state radio read the following:

    “Europe calling. Pound speaking. Ezra Pound speaking, and I think I am perhaps speaking a bit more to England than to the United States, but you folks may as well hear it. They say an Englishman’s head is made of wood and the American head made of watermelon. Easier to get something into the American head but nigh impossible to make it stick there for ten minutes....

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 46-48)