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The Cantos

Ezra Pound had a surprisingly ordinary childhood. He was born in Hailey, Idaho (1885) and grew up in a small town outside Philadelphia, Wyncote. Two influences in his early life were both his...

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The Cantos

One could argue that the main trope in Pound's canto 116 is that of homecoming. In canto 1 the blind seer Tiresias prophesied that Odysseus would return "through spiteful Neptune." In other words,...

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