Readings of ‘The Cantos of Ezra Pound’

Readings of the Cantos of Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound’s monumental poem The Cantos is the longest and most sustained literary effort made by a poet of the modernist generation in any language. It took half a century to write: begun before World War I, it was continued to the end of the 1960s. It has now become a modernist classic.

This event, sponsored by The Cantos Project at the University of Edinburgh and the Leverhulme Trust, and the third in an ongoing series, showcases the poems written between 1930 and 1934.

Canto 31 by Ezra Pound

Introduced by Roxanda Preda.
Read by Paul Cunningham

Canto 36 by Ezra Pound

Introduced by Roxana Preda
Read by Paul Cunningham

Canto 37 – by Ezra Pound

Read by Paul Cunningham
Moderated by Roxana Preda
Violin by Leslee Smucker

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