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EzraEsdras1: "I never was. When I left the hospital I was still in America, and all America is an insane asylum." -Ezra Pound after being asked when he was released from the mental hospital (1958)

lbakri_y_: The technique of infamy is to invent two lies and get people arguing heatedly over which one of them is true. Ezra Pound

joeyx666: 2. “[Whitman is] America’s poet… He is America.” - Ezra Pound 3. “[He is] the great poet of America so far”- Andrew Carnegie 4. “People will be celebrating the birth of Walt Whitman as they are now the birth of Christ” - William Sloan Kennedy

ivbyvela: ezra pound: *says anything* me:

GlissantBot: As if in preparation for such a shock, three poetic works have already been composed as systems: Mallarme's Un coup de des jamais n'abolira le hasard (Dice Thrown Never Will Annul Chance), Joyce's Finnegan's Wake, and Ezra Pound's Cantos.

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tbyosaint: Quote of the Day: "Either move or be moved." - Ezra Pound

tbyosaint: "Either move or be moved." — Ezra Pound

johnstonglenn: On June 1 1922 Ezra Pound published James Joyce et Pécuchet in Mercure de France. He argued that Joyce perfected in Ulysses the form that Flaubert developed in Bouvard et Pécuchet. (The Pound pages in the copy pictured were uncut.)

johnstonglenn: Ezra Pound restated his views about Joyce and Flaubert in his Paris Letter in The Dial in June 1922. He said that all men should unite to give praise to Ulysses, and that all serious writers would have to make a critique of it for their own use.

lumin_vulpes: In 1933, Time magazine called Ezra Pound 'a cat that walks by himself, tenaciously unhousebroken and very unsafe for children'

babe_lon: white facists been appropriating art for propaganda since ezra pound and italy futurism or does it go the other way? either way you gotta have cultural diversity so you can grow as a person but u can't steal without reaping the karma

RedMaistre: Ezra Pound, Basil Bunting, Christopher Okibo, Denis Devlin Saint-John Perse...my modernists gotta have that combination of the Bacchanite and the sacerdotal, with some sardonic humour as a bonus.

glutton_a: “Do we deny the power of For Whom the Bell Tolls because its author was unspeakably cruel to his wives? Should we vilify Ezra Pound’s Cantos because of its author’s nutty political views? Does Gauguin’s abandoned family come to mind when you look at those Tahitian canvases? (1/2)

NoahMHorwitz: "Praise be to Nero's Neptune/ The Titanic sails at dawn! / Everybody shouting, 'Which side are you on?'/ "And Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot, fighting in the captain's tower, while calypso singers laugh at them and fishermen hold flowers..."

rebeca6169: Modernist poet Ezra Pound called Whitman "America's poet ... He is America."

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tbyosaint: Quote of the Day: "Either move or be moved." - Ezra Pound

tbyosaint: "Either move or be moved." — Ezra Pound

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5aled_Amd: All my life I believed I knew something. But then" one strange day came when I realized that I knew nothing, yes, I knew nothing. And so words became void of meaning. I have arrived too late at ultimate UNCERTAINTY ^^Ezra Pound

Siliconlaw: White supremacists from the North, including a protege of Ezra Pound, helped foment the turmoil around integrating schools in the South in the late 50s.

DanielBallestS: Ezra Pound.

BobPaolinelli: This is "Exile's Letter" from "Cathay" written by Ezra Pound.

Poem2Poem: The tree has entered my hands, / The sap has ascended my arms, - Ezra Pound

wjfrisby: Artemis Agaynst Pity lifted her wail: Pity causeth the forests to fail, Pity slayeth my nymphs, Pity spareth so many an evil thing. ― Ezra Pound, Canto XXX

LidiaA90099891: “...And life slips by like a field mouse Not shaking the grass” Ezra Pound And even though my days are pretty full. It's true!

Aker2111: Ezra Pound

AminTheReader: Read:

nivenus: The Ezra Pound-ification of Rowling continues it seems...

afriorum: "Do not move. Let the wind speak. That is paradise." Ezra Pound

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tbyosaint: Quote of the Day: "Either move or be moved." - Ezra Pound

tbyosaint: "Either move or be moved." — Ezra Pound

Pendidikan4Id: “Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.” ― Ezra Pound

NeilARushton: Last night I watched a wonderful film, 'Midnight in Paris'. My only disappointment was it failed to include James Joyce, Ezra Pound or the absolutely incredible Sylvia Beach. But aside from that, I highly recommend it to fellow bibliophiles.

Cavalier1642: "When I left the hospital I was still in America, and all America is an insane asylum." Ezra Pound.

seasaltpretzels: Ezra Pound calling Humanism “an old bitch gone in the teeth” is my favorite thing i’ve come across today. How eloquent.

lumin_vulpes: In 1933, Time magazine called Ezra Pound 'a cat that walks by himself, tenaciously unhousebroken and very unsafe for children'

AhmadNasserX: Either move or be moved. - Ezra Pound

HeerJeet: 7. The highbrow approach came partially from fact that early CIA was headed by Ivy League blue bloods like James Jesus Angleton, head of counterintelligence who had edited at Yale a magazine that published Ezra Pound & e.e. cummings.

ChukwuDunma: EZRA POUND 1985 'A CIVILIZED MAN IS A MAN WHO GIVES A SERIOUS ANSWER TO A SERIOUS QUESTION'

Bettyxx84: Ezra Pound:

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COpenborders: Same in France. Ezra Pound had an explanation for this.

GregCameron2: somewhere there is an academic defending Ezra Pound building his own ramshackle furniture.

Nitolino: EZRA POUND, DEE BROWN, KHNOFF, PERCORSO ENSEMBLE & MUITO MAIS!

eraslanmbe: «With usura hath no man a house of good stone each block cut smooth and well fitting that design might cover their face, with usura hath no man a painted paradise on his church wall harpes et luz or where virgin receiveth message ...» Canto XLV - Ezra Pound

magicofpaws: "Either move or be moved." - Ezra Pound

shelbipolk: Sure, you can get sad when friends give you intense edits. *Or* you can think about the fact that Ezra Pound wrote ‘verse not interesting enough as verse to warrant so much of it’ on a draft of the Wasteland and get distracted imagining that poem going on FOREVER

kiebitup: ezra pound is lowkey the kanye west of early modernism

RedMaistre: “Man reading shd. be man intensely alive. The book shd. be a ball of light.” -From Guide for Kulchur by Ezra Pound

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welfordwrites: A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him. Ezra Pound

chiefhustleoff1: Quote of the Day: "Either move or be moved." - Ezra Pound

carter_miranda: Here’s another incredible Modernist piece that used to be by Ezra Pound. Pretty famous. It’s called “In a Station of the Metro.” In a station of the metro Homeless people used to crowd: Now they’re not allowed.

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blauwerke: Ezra Pound, Home Office.

emm_asif_shafi: Ezra Pound said about Taj Mahal that only a nation who dont deal with usury/interest can create it. Meaning the capitalistic society which worships matter and labour robs itself of creativity. Such people lose the ability to appreciate beauty which is at the heart of art.

TSwasteland_bot: FOR EZRA POUND IL MIGLIOR FABBRO I. The Burial of the Dead

delicatecrash: Jump in discord I wanna recite ezRa Pound to you from memory

NoTrueScotist: Usura slayeth the child in the womb It stayeth the young man’s courting It hath brought palsey to bed, lyeth between the young bride and her bridegroom ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀CONTRA NATURAM —Ezra Pound, Canto XLV

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Rayan_Swilem: "Either move or be moved." - Ezra Pound

SayMagik: Either move or be moved. - Ezra Pound PERIOD Gm Family

Poem2Poem: The tree has entered my hands, / The sap has ascended my arms, - Ezra Pound

YUNGNHEARTLESS: Quote of the Day: "Either move or be moved." - Ezra Pound

newcriterion: In 1934, Ezra Pound wrote in a letter from Italy that “nobody has taught me anything about writing since Thomas Hardy died.”

rogger_ebooks: From Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats and TS Eliot’s frequent collaborations with Ezra Pound, we can all relate to.

Frankshistorian: Ezra Pound wrote the world’s single greatest poem, but is it wrong to love a fascist? | Ash Sarkar

lex_node: Today my gf told me about the new American fascism movement and I was like "hmmm, have these people have never heard of Ezra Pound...?" Probably the only advantage of aging is nothing interests you anymore because you know it already basically happened before.

Frankshistorian: Literally, no trace of Ezra Pound.

FlaShBloGLive: Ezra Pound: "Vana" ("A lume spento")

YUNGNHEARTLESS: Quote of the Day: "Either move or be moved." - Ezra Pound

AnthoniaOrji: The modern artist must live by craft and violence. His gods are violent gods. Those artists, so called, whose work does not show this strife, are uninteresting. - Ezra Pound

akvinchrist: "Either move or be moved." -Ezra Pound

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AkumuFiona: Quote of the Day: "Either move or be moved." - Ezra Pound

LValmorel: No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents. Ezra Pound

LValmorel: I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them. Ezra Pound

AllDaRightWords: Quote of the Day: "Either move or be moved." - Ezra Pound

HJGardiner: "When i carefully consider the curious habits of dogs I am compelled to conclude That man is the superior animal When I consider the curious habits of man I confess, my friend, I am puzzled." Ezra Pound

delicatecrash: 1. Ezra Pound 2. Hitler 3. Joe Rogan 4. Jared from Subway 5. Spongebob

delicatecrash: Actual list of top ten dinner party guests: 1. Hitler 2. Serrano 3. Jung 4. Rudolf steiner 5. Ezra Pound 6. Goethe 7. Nietzsche 8. Marquis de Sade 9. Jared from subway 10. Alexander Scriabin

bjg211: "Either move or be moved." -Ezra Pound

broken_coriolan: But seriously, how do you put out an artistic manifesto and get not only Ezra Pound to write proto-cantos, but also Ford Madox Ford to write what would become The Good Soldier?

lumin_vulpes: In 1933, Time magazine called Ezra Pound 'a cat that walks by himself, tenaciously unhousebroken and very unsafe for children'

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