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Additional Resources for The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter by Ezra Pound

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Chisholm, Lawrence W., Fenollosa:  The Far East and American Culture, New Haven:Yale University Press, 1963. This book contains an interesting description of the influence of Oriental thought and art on many American artists and philosophers.

Froula, Christine, A Guide to Ezra Pound's Selected Poems, New York: New Directions, 1982.

This helpful introduction to Pound includes comments on the wife's attitudes in the "The River Mer-chan't Wife. "Kenner, Hugh, The Poetry of Ezra Pound, Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1951.

This is one of the best sources for a clear introduction to Pound and his poetry.

Witemeyer, Hugh, The Poetry of Ezra Pound, Forms and Renewal, 1908-1920, Berkeley: University ofCalifornia Press, 1969.

The book discusses Pound's perspectives on Chinese poetry, discussing its similarity to Imagism.

Yip, Wai-lim, Ezra Pound's Cathay, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1969.

In this detailed study of Cathay, Yip examines three stages of the poems: the original, Fenollosa's...

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