Ezra Pound, Frederic Manning and James Griffyth Fairfax


In the recent 'Ezra Pound in Melbourne' special issue of Helix (Melbourne, Nos 13/14, 1983) Jonathan Marwil's article on the friendship of Pound and Manning sheds new light on their association and makes one look forward to Marwil's biography of Manning. The purpose of this note is to comment on some aspects of Marwil's piece and to draw attention to further connections between Pound and Manning, and between Pound and Australia, through another expatriate Australian poet, James Griffyth Fairfax of the well known Australian family associated with the Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney was also Manning's home town.

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Published 1 May 1984 in Volume 11 No. 3. Subjects: American (USA) literature & writers, Australian expatriate writers.

Cite as: Hergenhan, Laurie. ‘Ezra Pound, Frederic Manning and James Griffyth Fairfax.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 11, no. 3, 1984, doi: 10.20314/als.644927a67f.