Donald Davie, 23 May 1985
Show More Pound’s Cantos by Peter Makin.
Allen and Unwin, 349 pp., £20, March 1985, 0 04 811001 9Show More
To Write Paradise: Style and Error in Pound’s Cantos by Christine Froula.
Yale, 208 pp., £18.50, February 1985, 0 300 02512 2Show More
Ezra Pound: Politics, Economics and Writing by Peter Nicholls.
Macmillan, 263 pp., £25, September 1984, 0 333 36159 8Show More
“... to blame for what goes wrong in his poems, because he gets no credit for what goes right in them. Christine Froula, who follows up her fresh and idiosyncratic commentary on Selected Cantos with what is the first thoroughgoing deconstructionist reading of Pound’s poem, adheres at all points to this latter precept. The received text of The Cantos (not ...”