Eric Mottram and Ezra Pound: It takes a lifetime

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This is a reading of Eric Mottram's six essays on Ezra Pound, which stretched across his academic career. This is followed by an account of Mottram's own poetry published during the 1970s with particular attention to the Elegies and Tunis. The chapter ends with a discussion of Allen Fisher, Cliove Bush, Peter Barry, Gavin Selerie and Frances Presley and their relations to Pound and Mottram.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNews from Afar
Subtitle of host publicationEzra Pound and Some Contemporary British Poetries
EditorsRichard Parker
Place of PublicationBristol
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)978-1-84861-364-5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2014


  • Eric Mottram
  • Ezra Pound
  • Contemporary poetry
  • Allen Fisher
  • Peter Barry
  • Clive Bush
  • Gavin Selerie
  • Frances Presley

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