The Cantos of Ezra Pound
New Directions Publishing
, 1996 - Poetry
- 824 pages
Delmore Schwartz said aboutThe Cantos: "They are one of the touchstones of modern poetry." William Carlos WIlliams said "[Pound] discloses history by its odor, by the feel of it--in the words; fuses it with the words, present and past, to MAKE hisCantos.Make them."
Since the 1969 revised edition, the Italian Cantos LXXII and LXXIII (as well as a 1966 fragment concluding the work) have been added. Now appearing for the first time is Pound's recently found Eglish translation of Italian Canto LXXII.