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Ezra Pound

The author of Guide to Kulchur is Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (1885 - 1972). He was a widely known and renowned intellectual and poet and a major member of the Modernist cultural and artistic movement in the early 20th century. He was an American expatriate, spending most of his professional life in Italy, including during World War II, where he infamously supported the Axis powers, particularly Mussolini.

Early on in the 20th century, Pound promoted an intellectual exchange between important British and American writers, including Frost, Hemingway and T. S. Eliot. He is most well-known artistically for promoting Imagism, a poetical trend that focused on imitating the style of classical Asian poetry, which focused on clear writing and concise prose. It avoids standard rhyming styles in order to focus on more intricate phrasing.

Pound's most famous work is his epic poem, The Cantos. However, his Guide to Kulchur is...

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