Canto II Resources
Great poems and commentary—comin' at you from the University of Illinois
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Finding film of Ezra ain't easy, so enjoy his grandfatherly kookiness. Just make sure to click cc to get captions.
That's right folks. After reading such a tough poem, just lean back and enjoy part one of a great doc about Pound.
Check out this site for an amazing database of Pound recordings.
Check out this cool musical interpretation of "Canto II," by composer Hans Zender.
Whatever the title leaves out, the pic will fill in.
This pic gives us a good look into the suffering mind of Pound.
Here's a rare pic of middle-aged Pound.
Articles and Interviews
Critic Richard Sieburth takes us through some of the things we should be looking for whenever we listen to something written by ol' Pound Cake himself.
Here you'll find some great comments from the horse's mouth, especially about his time working as a secretary for W.B. Yeats.
Here's one critics attempt to make sense of Ezra Pound's Cantos as a whole. Whew!
Here we've got a book with articles written by different experts on Pound's Cantos. Like they say, many heads are better than one.
Now we're looking at a whole new approach to The Cantos. This author seems to think that we should read them in general as being an expression of love. You'll just have to read the book to figure out how the author can argue this.
Movies & TV
Check out this two-part TV series from way back in the '60s.
Yes, we'd guess that's an appropriate title for an Ezra Pound documentary.