EZRA POUND: POET. A Portrait of the Man and his Work.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007-2015.
I. The Young Genius 1885-1920. OUP, 2007.
II. The Epic Years 1921-1939. OUP, 2014.
III. The Tragic Years 1939-1972. OUP, 2015.
"There is a great deal more to the full story of Ezra Pound than is allowed for in the received ideas which would make of him simply an outcast or an icon, or both. There is more of the human comedy; and in his end there is a tragedy to arouse horror, compassion, and awed comprehension. He was in his own way a hero of his culture, a genuine representative of both its more enlightened impulses and its self-destructive contradictions. And his poetry is prophetic, at once revealing something of the mystery of the contemporary money-dominated and market-oriented Western world, and envisioning a wiser way of living."
(A. David Moody, Preface)
EZRA POUND POET: A PORTRAIT OF THE MAN AND HIS WORK
I. The Young Genius 1885-1920
II. The Epic Years 1921-1939
III. The Tragic Years 1939-1972
EZRA POUND POET I: THE YOUNG GENIUS 1885-1920
Paul Dean in The New Criterion
Andrew Motion in The Guardian
Peter Nicholls in Modernism/modernity
EZRA POUND: POET II. THE EPIC YEARS 1921-1939
David Mason in The Wall Street Journal
Tim Redman in Make It New
Matthew Sperling in The Literary Review
EZRA POUND: POET. THE TRAGIC YEARS 1939-1972
Alex Marsh in Make It New
Alexander Adams at spiked
Rob Spence at Shiny New Books
A. DAVID MOODY
A. David Moody was born in New Zealand in 1932 and is a graduate of the University of New Zealand and an Oxford MA. He taught at the University of Melbourne, and from 1966 until retirement at the University of York of which he is a professor emeritus of English & American literature.
Interview with Prof. David Moody in Make It New 3.1 (June 2016): 35-46. Part I
Interview with Prof. David Moody in Make It New 3.2 (September 2016): 32-41. Part II
A. DAVID MOODY
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