By Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound’s vintage booklet concerning the that means of literature, with a brand new creation via Michael Dirda.
this significant paintings, first released in 1934, is a concise assertion of Pound’s aesthetic idea. it's a primer for the reader who desires to retain an lively, severe brain and develop into more and more delicate to the wonder and concept of the world’s most sensible literature. With attribute power and iconoclasm, Pound illustrates his precepts with indicates meticulously selected from the classics, and the concluding “Treatise on Meter” offers an illuminating essay for a person desiring to learn and write poetry. ABC of Reading monitors Pound’s nice skill to open new avenues in literature for our time.
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Three. Poetry. four. English poetry--History and feedback. I. name. PN59.