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Christopher Reid, 3 September 1981

Some Americans: A Personal Record 
by Charles Tomlinson.
California, 134 pp., £6.50, June 1981, 0 520 04037 6
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... presence, had retired into taciturnity by the time our author gained his introduction – through Mary deRachewiltz, the great man’s daughter. Formerly prodigal with words, he now responded in general company only to a ‘Yes or no, Ezra?’ from his companion, Olga Rudge – and then with ‘a single syllable ...

I want to boom

Mark Ford: Pound Writes Home, 24 May 2012

Ezra Pound to His Parents: Letters 1895-1929 
edited by Mary deRachewiltz, David Moody and Joanna Moody.
Oxford, 737 pp., £39, January 2011, 978 0 19 958439 0
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... that is about all there is to be reported. Love to you and Dad EP The book’s editors, Mary deRachewiltz (Pound’s daughter by the American violinist Olga Rudge), and Joanna and David Moody (who is at work on a multi-volume biography of Pound) have chosen to include every message from the poet to his ...

He was the man

Robert Crawford: Ezra Pound, 30 June 2016

Ezra Pound: Poet: A Portrait of the Man and his Work: Vol. III: The Tragic Years, 1939-72 
by A. David Moody.
Oxford, 654 pp., £30, September 2015, 978 0 19 870436 2
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... wrongs done to Pound. His dedication of the third volume to Pound’s resolutely loyal daughter, Mary deRachewiltz, may be taken as an acknowledgment of her scholarly generosity, but it also indicates that Moody could have done more to guard against charges of partiality. He makes it clear that in the summer of 1939 ...

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