1958 in Poetry - Events


  • Brazilian manifesto for concrete poetry, which focuses on visual and other sensory qualities
  • Writers Workshop, a Calcutta, India-based literary publisher, was founded this year by the poet P. Lal with several other writers.
  • April 18 — Ezra Pound's indictment for treason is dismissed. He is released from St. Elizabeths Hospital, an insane asylum in Maryland, after spending 12 years there (starting in 1946). He returns to Italy.

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