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Pound, Ezralocked

(30 October 1885–01 November 1972)
  • A. Walton Litz

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Pound, Ezra (30 October 1885–01 November 1972), poet and critic, was born in the frontier town of Hailey, Idaho, the son of Homer Loomis Pound of Wisconsin, register of the Federal Land Office, and Isabel Weston, the descendant of a genteel New York family. His name in full was Ezra Loomis Weston Pound, but he never used Weston in identifying himself. In his autobiographical ...

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