The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics, and Madness of Ezra Pound


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Author: Daniel Swift Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 In 1945, the American poet Ezra Pound was due to stand trial for treason for his broadcasts in Fascist Italy during the Second World War. Before the trial could take place, however, he was pronounced insane. Escaping a possible death sentence, he was sent to St. Elizabeths Hospital near Washington, D.C., where he was held for more than a decade. At the hospital, Pound was at his most infamous, and most...

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