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The Bughouse

The Poetry, Politics, and Madness of Ezra Pound

by Daniel Swift

Hardcover, 302 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $27 |

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The Bughouse
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The Poetry, Politics, and Madness of Ezra Pound
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Drawing on accounts by the people who visited Ezra Pound at St. Elizabeth's Hospital for the Insane—including T. S. Eliot, Elizabeth Bishop and William Carlos Williams—the author of Bomber Country chronicles the decade that Pound spent in the institution after being accused of treason.

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Do Politics Matter In Poetry? New Biography Explores The Case Of Ezra Pound

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