No more than six months after the publication of Personae Pound had yet another volume in print under the auspices of Elkin Mathews's bookshop in Vigo Street, London. Of the twenty-seven poems in Exultations, however, more than ten were repeats from A Lume Spento and A Quinzaine For This Yule. The collection is dedicated, for the sake of long-standing friendship, to Carlos Tracey Chester, a churchman from Pound's Philadelphia childhood. Chester, also the editor of that city's Book News Monthly, subsequently published Pound's account of his1906 visit to Spain in the magazine, then a poem in 1908, so there was an element of gratitude in the dedication.
As one might expect for a collection that r…
Wilson, Peter. "Exultations". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 20 April 2004
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