In the novel Ezra visits Dean Isaacs.
“Why it’s Ezra Pound who has come around,” the Dean returns.
Morrisey, ‘List of the lost’
“Whenever I land on Italian soil I am happy – whether I want to be or not. It was Italy though who put Ezra Pound in a cage for two weeks… yes, a cage!… as punishment for being a genius. I think that was the lowest point in Italian history”
Morrisey, October 2014