Ezra Pound Quote

I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably antecedent to writing; of no value unless it come to fruit in the created work later.


Criterion January 1923

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I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably...

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I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably...

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I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably...

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I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably...