Papers of Ezra Pound h[manuscript], 1933-1937.


Papers of Ezra Pound h[manuscript], 1933-1937.

In a series of letters to Robert England of the Oglethorpe University Press Pound discusses potential reviewers for "A draft of xxx cantos," mentioning Joseph Hergesheimer and William E. Woodward; disparages James Joyce, S[ylvia?] Beach, Oliver Sprague, incompetents in the Roosevelt administration; emphasizes the importance of understanding economic theory; praises Irving Fisher's "Stamp Scrip," Leo Frobenius, texts by William E. Woodward and Christopher Hollis; advocates the printing of affordable books written by the American founders; discusses types of printing presses and the necessity of the New Deal providing presses for writers; advises an edition of Frobenius and other translations of classics with his Guido Cavalcanti as a model. He also mentions McNair Wilson, Random House, "The New English Weekly," John Gould Fletcher, C. H. Douglas's book "Social credit," William Brockman Bankhead, orchestral music and George Anthiel. There is an additional letter to the editor of "Westminster" asking that an article be corrected and disagreeing with "Bacon". With these is "A plan for a regional printing press" by England corrected by Pound, written for submission to the Works Progress Administration.

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