Ezra Pound | Critical Review by Delmore Schwartz

This literature criticism consists of approximately 8 pages of analysis & critique of Ezra Pound.
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Critical Review by Delmore Schwartz

SOURCE: Schwartz, Delmore. “Ezra Pound and History.” New Republic 142, no. 6, (8 February 1960): 17-9.

In the following review of Thrones de los Cantares, Schwartz concludes that although the poem has many self-indulgent aspects to it, there is still inherent beauty within its verses.

As one reads these thirteen new cantos of Ezra Pound's long poem and then rereads the ninety-five which have preceded it, one's first strong impression is that little change or genuine development of these and attitude have occurred throughout the entire work. Through the years Pound has remembered a great deal, but he has learned nothing—nothing that could be called a new insight into the attitudes with which he began to write. Thus Canto 100 begins with

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