The Love of Money is the Root of All Evil
In The Cantos, by Ezra Pound, the past is interpreted in the terms of the present, the writing of history not as it happened but as it is happening. Pound referred to The Cantos as a “tale of the tribe” (Casillo). Pound’s classic epic poem, The Cantos, is an investigation of human civilization, examining by turns those cultures free of usury and the decay
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