Sunday, June 29, 2008

Donald Hall's Paris Review interviews

Donald Hall edited The Paris Review from 1953-1962.  He started the series of interviews known as "The Art of Poetry," and interviewed, among others, T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound.  The archives of the interviews are now available on-line.  
The text of Hall's interview with T.S. Eliot, "The Art of Poetry, #1," The Paris Review 21 (Spring-Summer 1959):

The text of his interview with Ezra Pound, "The Art of Poetry, #5," The Paris Review 28 (Summer-Fall, 1962):