Ezra Pound's ABC of Reading (New Directions Paperbook) PDF

By Ezra Pound

ISBN-10: 0811218937

ISBN-13: 9780811218931

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This vital paintings, first released in 1934, is a concise assertion of Pound’s aesthetic conception. it's a primer for the reader who desires to retain an energetic, serious brain and turn into more and more delicate to the wonder and notion of the world’s top literature. With attribute energy and iconoclasm, Pound illustrates his precepts with shows meticulously selected from the classics, and the concluding “Treatise on Meter” presents an illuminating essay for an individual intending to learn and write poetry. ABC of Reading screens Pound’s nice skill to open new avenues in literature for our time.

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