(1885–1972), American poet and critic, resident in Europe 1908–45; full name Ezra Weston Loomis Pound. Initially associated with imagism, he later developed a highly eclectic poetic voice, drawing on a vast range of classical and other references and establishing a reputation as a modernist poet. Notable works: Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920) and Cantos (series, 1917–70).
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