A Moveable Feast - Ezra Pound and his Bel Esprit Summary & Analysis

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Ezra Pound and his Bel Esprit Summary and Analysis

The poet Ezra Pound is one of Hemingway's best friends during this time in Paris, and one of the kindest people he knows, he writes. He supports his friends no matter what their field, and always praises their work. Hemingway does not always share Pound's opinions of his friends' work, but he does not argue with him about it. His description of Pound enthusiastically praising the work of the artists and authors he likes personally contrasts nicely with his earlier description of Gertrude Stein, who dislikes the work of people she dislikes personally, including Pound. Hemingway also likes Pound's wife, Dorothy, and her paintings. He mentions that she is also physically attractive.

While teaching Pound to box one day in Pound's studio, Hemingway meets the artist and author Wyndham Lewis. Lewis...

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