Login       My Wishlist
  My Cart
$0.00 / 0 items
 
Charles Freeland Poetry
An Online Record of All Things Poetry
 
International Access
Global Shipping Options Available
  Our Catalog   Themes & Styles   Family

Ezra Pound, Father and Teacher: Discretions


Super Savings Item! Save 35% on the Ezra Pound, Father and Teacher: Discretions by Brand: New Directions at Charles Freeland Poetry. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. In this moving and insightful memoir, set against a backdrop of Fascist Italy and the Tyrolean Alps, Pound's daughter Mary de Rachewiltz reveals a


Product Description

In this moving and insightful memoir, set against a backdrop of Fascist Italy and the Tyrolean Alps, Pound's daughter Mary de Rachewiltz reveals a side of the poet which is seldom touched upon, that of the devoted father.

Mary de Rachewiltz’s autobiographical account, Ezra Pound, Father and Teacher, which first appeared as a New Directions Paperbook in 1975, is now reissued with a new afterword by the author. Set against the background of Fascist Italy and the Tyrolean Alps where she spent the early years of her childhood, the story Ezra Pound’s daughter movingly reveals is a side of the poet which is seldom touched upon, that of devoted father, and at the same time serves to illuminate many of the more difficult, personal passages of The Cantos. But the book is more than a mere memoir, for Mary de Rachewiltz is an accomplished poet and translator in her own right, guided in her craft under her father’s tutelage: through her stylized, often oblique prose technique we are enabled to appreciate more deeply Pound’s inner anguish during the war years and the strains put upon him by the circumstances of his life. Many of the scenes described are illustrated with photographs. while the narrative itself gleams with lines from The Cantos that light up the events of the author’s life as her life lights up the poetry.

Additional Information

Manufacturer:New Directions
Brand:Brand: New Directions
Publisher:New Directions
Studio:New Directions
EAN:9780811216470
Item Weight:0.83 pounds
Item Size:0.9 x 8 x 8 inches
Package Weight:0.7 pounds
Package Size:5.1 x 1 x 1 inches

Ezra Pound, Father and Teacher: Discretions by Brand: New Directions

Buy Now:
Ezra Pound, Father and Teacher: Discretions

Brand: Brand: New Directions
4.4 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Condition: New
Lead Time: 1 - 2 Business Days
Availability: In Stock
$18.95
$12.50
You Save: 34%


Quantity:  

 


View More In Family.

 


Have questions about this item, or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?


If you have any questions about this product by Brand: New Directions, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.

First Name:
Last Last:
Email Address:
Your Message:

Related Best Sellers


By Knopf
ean: 9780804172943, isbn: 0804172943,
Now in paperback, this stunning collection of elegies--a finalist for the National Book Award--bears witness to the small beauties and inevitable losses of our transient life.Elegy for a Broken Machine is a son's lament for his father. It takes us fr...

By Write Bloody Publishing
ean: 9781938912726, isbn: 1938912721,
Nicole Homer’s first full-length poetry collection, Pecking Order, is an unflinching look at how race and gender politics play out in the domestic sphere. Homer challenges the notion of family by forcing the reader to examine how race, race perform...

By Farrar Straus Giroux
ean: 9780374533007, isbn: 0374533008,
A Boston Globe Best Poetry Book of 2011Winner of the 2011 Griffin Poetry PrizeWinner of the 2011 Poetry Now AwardSeamus Heaney's new collection elicits continuities and solidarities, between husband and wife, child and parent, then and now, inside an...

By Sax Sam
ean: 9780989641548, isbn: 0989641546,
"Forgive my bluntness, but... Goddamn, Sam Sax can write some poems. Devastating, comic, inventive, weird, dangerous, smart as hell. I could talk about the diction sometimes glass and sometimes bouquet. Or the syntax jagged here, balletic there. Or t...

By Saint Julian Press, Inc.
ean: 9780998640488, isbn: 0998640484,
Elizabeth Cohen's ambitious newest book of poems, The Patron Saint of Cauliflower, explores both safety and danger; twinning domesticity with apocalyptic fantasies. In this book of poems that pairs the love and safety of a mother's kitchen with the...

By Penguin Books
ean: 9780142000182, isbn: 0142000183,
In her third collection of poetry, Viper Rum, Mary Karr delves into autobiographical subject matter; various beloveds are birthed and buried in these touching lyrics, some of which, as the title suggests, deal with drink:I cast back to those last yea...

By Alice James Books
ean: 9781938584688, isbn: 1938584686,
"These are wonderful, witty, wise poems in love with language and singing the music of the world with all its pleasures and piquancies, its oddities and tragedies. Ellen Doré Watson's vision is agile with quick shifts in direction and vivid juxtapos...

By Knopf
ean: 9780307264428, isbn: 0307264424,
Delivered in Young’s classic bluesy tone, this powerful collection of poems about the American family, smoky Southern food, and the losses that time inevitably brings “bristles with life, nerve and, best of all, wit” (San Francisco Chronicle)....

By Counterpoint
ean: 9781619024250, isbn: 161902425X,
Title: Terrapin( Poems by Wendell Berry) Binding: Hardcover Author: WendellBerry Publisher: CounterpointLLC...

By BOA Editions Ltd.
ean: 9781942683162, isbn: 1942683162,
This new collection from best-selling poet and novelist Stephen Dobyns focuses on the hard, ephemeral truth of mortality, including the section “Sixteen Sonnets for Isabel” about the recent death of his wife; the poem "Laugh," a portrait of the la...



Privacy Policy / Terms of Service
© 2018 - charlesfreelandpoetry.net. All Rights Reserved.