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March 2017


Daniel Swift and George Szirtes in Conversation

29th March at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Daniel Swift is the author of a very fine new biography of Ezra Pound called ‘The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics and Madness of Ezra Pound‘. During the WW2 Pound was indicted for treason but was found to be of unsound mind and incarcerated in St Elizabeth’s, aka the Bughouse, a hospital for the deranged. There he wrote and received a stream of literary visitors, including Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, T S Eliot, John Berryman and…

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