Ezra Pound


Ezra Pound
noun
United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
Syn: ↑Pound, ↑Ezra Loomis Pound
Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author, ↑poet

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Ezra Pound [Ezra Pound]
(1885–1972) a US ↑poet who had a great influence on other modern ↑poets, including T S Eliot, Robert Frost, W B Yeats and James Joyce. He moved to Britain in 1907 and then lived in France and Italy. He made broadcasts praising Fascist ideas during ↑World War II and was accused of helping the enemy. After the war, he was kept in a US mental hospital from 1946 to 1958 and then returned to Italy. Pound’s best-known poems are the Cantos (1925–60).

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