Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972
- Existence: 1885-10-30 - 1972-11-01
Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an expatriate American poet and critic, a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement, and a fascist sympathizer.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Jonathon Edwards Collection of Ezra Pound represents the personal archive of noted Pound scholar Jonathon Edwards, including Edwards' working papers for a biography of Pound and his Annotated Index to the Cantos. Highlighting the Pound Collection is a copy of A Lume Spento in the original wrappers, signed by Ezra Pound: it is one of the true rarities in modern literature. Also included in the collection are photocopies of letters by Pound written during three crucial periods in his life:...
Dates: 1901 - 1962
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the correspondence between Natalie Clifford Barney and Romaine Brooks (Goddard), beginning in 1920 and continuing until 1969. There are a total of 633 letters, most of which are at least two pages in length and accompanied by the original mailing envelopes. There are 271 letters from Brooks to Barney, and 362 from Barney to Brooks. Brooks and Barney spent the war years together in Florence, Italy, thus accounting for the gap in the correspondence at that time. The...
Dates: 1920 - 1969