The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
by Ezra Pound
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter Resources
Check out a biography, selected poems, and articles on Pound's work.
This great site features biographies, commentary on other poems, and links. It also has alternate translations on the original Chinese for "The River-Merchant's Wife."
Here's a biography, selected works, and a long list for further reading.
Here's a reading of the poem, followed by a musical performance.
A pretty decent video enacting "The River-Merchant's Wife."
This will give you a good sense of what kind of man you are dealing with. No, that's not his real accent.
Listen to the famous actress read this poem.
Another version can be heard here.
He's rocking an awesome mustache and hairdo.
Time is not kind to many poets while they live.
This is a great collection of Pound's writings and translations.
Pound wrote a fantastic and influential book called ABC of Reading.
Here is a Cambridge Introduction to Pound, a good place to start.
Movies & TV
This is a biopic on a complicated man.
Here's an older documentary on the poet.