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Ezra Pound complains to the editor of English Journal about critiques of his "Homage to Sextus Propertius"

Ezra Pound gives six reasons why he has been annoyed by classics scholar William Gardner Hale's criticism of Pound's "Homage to Sextus Propertius," and moreover annoyed with

William Gardner Hale

American classics scholar (b. 1849, d. 1928), who involved himself in a literary controversy when he criticized Ezra Pound's "translation" of Sextus Propertius.

Sextus Propertius

Roman poet (b. circa 50 BC, d. circa 15 BC)

Ezra Pound complains to the editor of English Journal about critiques of his "Homage to Sextus Propertius"
Ezra Pound on the rise of the Objectivists

Pound struggles to promote objectivist poets Louis Zukofsky and Joseph Macleod, citing the futility of Charles Reznikoff's new printing press in competition with larger, less radical presses

Joseph Macleod

Experimental poet, actor, playwright (b. 1903, d. 1984), his long poem The Ecliptic impressed Ezra Pound greatly.

Nancy Clara Cunard

Writer, heiress, publisher and muse to a number of modernist writers (b. 1896, d. 1965), founded the Hours Press in 1928. Her press would publish more experimental authors because she was

Charles Reznikoff

Objectivist poet (b. 1894, d. 1976)

Louis Zukofsky

Objectivist poet (b. 1904, d. 1978).

Ezra Pound on the rise of the Objectivists
Ezra Pound on cleaning the literature of a country

Pound compares the cleaning of a country's literature to the founding of a city

Ezra Pound on cleaning the literature of a country
Pound on cleaning up a "kulchur"
Ezra Pound on competition within literary movements
Ezra Pound on competition within literary movements
Ezra Pound on the utility of coteries, literary movements, "groups" 1909 - October 21, 1928
Ezra Pound on the utility of coteries, literary movements, "groups" 1909 - October 21, 1928
Ezra Pound writes to his father on the general structure of Cantos April 11, 1909
Homer Loomis Pound

Ezra Pound's father.

Ezra Pound writes to his father on the general structure of Cantos April 11, 1909