A Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound

A Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound

Paperback (10 Jun 1993) | English

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Synopsis

The Companion is a major contribution to the literary evaluation of Pound's great, but often bewildering and abstruse work, The Cantos. Available in a one-volume paperback edition for the first time, the Companion brings together in conveniently numbered glosses for each canto the most pertinent details from the vast body of work on the Cantos during the last thirty years. The Companion contains 10,421 separate glosses that include translations from eight languages, identification of all proper names and works, Pound's literary and historical allusions, and other exotica, with exegeses based upon Pound's sources. Also included is a supplementary bibliography of works on Pound, newly updated, and an alphabetized index to The Cantos.

Book information

ISBN: 9780520082878
Publisher: University of California Press
Imprint: University of California Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 811.52
DEWEY edition: 20
Language: English
Number of pages: 791
Weight: 1098g
Height: 152mm
Width: 226mm
Spine width: 24mm