By Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound’s vintage ebook in regards to the that means of literature, with a brand new advent by means of Michael Dirda.
this significant paintings, first released in 1934, is a concise assertion of Pound’s aesthetic idea. it's a primer for the reader who desires to retain an energetic, serious brain and develop into more and more delicate to the sweetness and thought of the world’s most sensible literature. With attribute power and iconoclasm, Pound illustrates his precepts with indicates meticulously selected from the classics, and the concluding “Treatise on Meter” offers an illuminating essay for someone meaning to learn and write poetry. ABC of Reading monitors Pound’s nice skill to open new avenues in literature for our time.