By Ezra Pound
The Cantos of Ezra Pound is an important epic poem of the 20 th century.
Delmore Schwartz stated approximately The Cantos: "They are one of many touchstones of contemporary poetry." William Carlos WIlliams stated "[Pound] discloses historical past through its smell, through the texture of it—in the phrases; fuses it with the phrases, current and earlier, to MAKE his Cantos. Make them."
because the 1969 revised variation, the Italian Cantos LXXII and LXXIII (as good as a 1966 fragment concluding the paintings) were additional. Now showing for the 1st time is Pound's lately came across English translation of Italian Canto LXXII.
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