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Volumes 47-48 / 2020-2021

Articles and Documents

Adra Raine, “‘in the folds, in the lattice’: Resonance Over Resolution in Nathaniel Mackey and Ed Roberson’s Post-1968 Poetics”

Adam Katz, “Robert Duncan as Platonist”

Dossier: Askia Toure’s Songhai!

A facsimile reprint of Askia Toure’s 1972 Songhai!, a key Black Arts Movement volume. With essays and appreciations by David Grundy, James Smethurst, Kathy Lou Schultz, and Tongo Eisen-Martin

Symposium: Literature and War

Contributions from Ammiel Alcalay, Ifi Amadume, Merle L. Bachman, Steve Benson, Richard Berengarten, Stephen Collis, Adam Gilbert-Berry, Pierre Joris, Mona Kareem, Ann Keniston, Phil Klay, Howard McCord, Tracie Morris, Murat Nemet-Nejat, Pina Piccolo, Kristin Prevallet/Yamuna Sangarasivam, Nahid Rachlin, Anthony Rudolf, Brooke Sheridan, Jonathan Vincent, Mark Wallace, Robert Whelan, Shira Baron Wolosky, Wormser, and Rachel Zolf. With an afterword by Philip Metres.

 

Going to Press Soon

Volume 46 / 2019 [2021]

A Dossier on Jack Spicer’s Holy Grail
edited by Daniel C. Remein

Daniel C. Remein, “‘Galahad was invented by American Spies’: A Prefatory Note”
David Habdawnik: “Jack Spicer and the English Department”
Alex Mueller: “Jack Spicer’s Grail in the Boston Public Library”
Daniel C. Remein: “‘(There is never an ocean in all Grail legend)’: Spicerian Utopia and the Inland Sea”
Laurie A. Finke and Martin B. Schichtman: “‘Can’t Get No Satisfaction’: Jack Spicer’s Medievalism”

Documentary

Maureen Jameson, “Demons and Inconvenient Truths in a Previously Unpublished Fragment by William Carlos Williams”
William Carlos Williams, “A Demon Downed”

Other Articles

Daniel Benyousky: “Affirmative Limits in W. H. Auden’s ‘Ode to Terminus’”
Edward Alexander: “Theurgy, Anagogy, and the Problem of Esotericism in The Cantos”

Symposium: Community

Jacqueline Ardam: “Poetry, Contingency, and Twitter”
Clint Burnham
Cris Cheek: “On giving imperfection reference: provisional community in poetry, ‘on’ and ‘off’ the page”
Cheryl Clarke: “On Their Way to Life”
Peter Coviello: “Done, and Done”
Ray DeJesus: “The inevitable I”
Kristin Dykstra: “Some Numbers, VERSUS: Fuzzy in the Mind”
Alec Finlay
Norman Fischer: “The First Congregational Church of Poetry”
Michael Kelleher: “A Note on the Affirmative”
Hank Lazer: “Poetry and Community: Of Being Numerous, Sometimes”
David Marriott
James Maynard: “Poetry in Buffalo: Some Thoughts on Print Community”
Peter O’Leary: “Community and Faith”
Bob Perelman: “A Timeline”
The Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt Recovery Project: “The Recovery of Sarah Piatt and Community Scholarship”:
Elizabeth Renker
Jolie Braun
S. E. Andres: “Sallie Piatt: Queen of Queen City and of My Heart”
Larry Michaels: “Teamwork in the Rediscovery of Sarah Piatt’s Poetry”
David Pritchard: “On Community”
Suzanne Stein: “>>essay in unfriendliness”
Gillian White: “A Note for Paideuma—July 8, 2019”
John Wilkinson: “Community and the Cambridge School”
Concluding Remarks: Andrew Epstein: “A Paradox in Nature”

Paideuma 45

2018 [2020]

CONTENTS

Benjamin Friedlander, Christopher McGoff, Katherine A. DuBois, and Ryan Stovall, “Preface”’

Symposium: Literary History

Hélène Aji, “Paideuma: The Ethics of Scholarly Criticism”

Gregory Betts, “Pounding the Concrete: A Short Note on Nomadic Scholarship”

James Brophy, “Walter Pater, Roland Barthes, and Aesthetic Idiosyncrasy: A Critical Experiment in Paideia”

David Buuck, “Paideuma Forum”

Cristina Giorcelli

Kaiser Haq, “Many Histories”

Jeanne Heuving, “Revisioning Aesthetics as Transnational and Intermedia Writing”

Erin Kappeler, “The Return of the Nineteenth Century”

J. Peter Moore

Chris Nealon

Nancy Ellen Ogle, “Some Thoughts on Poetry and Music”

Josephine Park

Joshua Schuster, “Extrapolations for Paideuma

Lytle Shaw, “Pasolini’s Homemade Historiography”

Brian Kim Stefans

Erica Weaver, “Chaucer, Williams, and the ‘American Idiom'”

Tyrone Williams, “Alongside and With: Lorenzo Thomas, the Lower East Side, and Umbra

Other Essays

Nathaniel Davis, “Language, Philosophy, and Kulchur: Pound’s Neo-Confucian Neoplatonism”

David Lloyd, “Dylan Thomas and Kenneth Rexroth: ‘something terribly unbritish'”

Amy Carpenter, “‘My craft required the same//crouching care’: Ordinary Rituals in Derek Walcott’s Omeros

Robert Baker, “Forrest Gander’s Phenomenology of Encounter”

Florian Gargaillo, “Louise Glück and Dialogue”

Note

Thomas Palaima, “Pound and Owen: A Correction”

Documents

Zhu Yuhan and Yu Yanghuan, “Poetry and Interpretation: An Interview with Charles Altieri”

Jennifer Moxley, “Dear Kevin”

Review

Jeffrey Meyers, “Literary Godfathers”

Departments

In Memoriam: Emily Mitchell Wallace

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Cover: Photograph by Taraneh Hemami

Paideuma 44

2017

CONTENTS

Benjamin Friedlander, Jill Hughes, and Katherine A. DuBois, “Preface”

Symposium

“In what sense does the work to which you are committed share in the renovation of society?”

Rachel Tzvia Back, “Poetry in the 21st Century and Radical Faith”

Sarah Barnsley

Allison Cobb

Commune Editions

Maria Damon, “Potential Gristlies”

Rachel Blau DuPlessis, “Social Renovation and Cultural Work, an Essay for Paideuma

Norman Finkelstein, “Affective Dissonance: Reflections on My Work in a Time of Crisis”

Alan Golding, “Reading, the Academy, and the ‘Soft’ Avant-Garde: Tan Lin’s Heath and Heath Course Pak

Michael Heller, “‘In What Sense…'”

David Herd, “Response to Paideuma

Laura Hinton, “Political Poetics and Love”

Linda A. Kinnahan

Ann Lauterbach, “Counting the Ways”

Philip Metres, “The Poem’s Future”

Malgorzata Myk, “(Mis)Crossing Threads”

A. L. Nielsen, “State/meant 2017”

Jean-Michel Rabaté

Dale Smith, “A Note on Companionship, Division, and Poetry”

Askia M. Touré

David Trinidad, “One Reader”

Keith Tuma

Ann Vickery

Fred Wah, “For Paideuma

Jerome McGann, “Indian Treaties and American Exceptionalism: Prolegomena to a Study of American Ideology”

Other Essays

John Beall, “Pound, Hemingway, and the Inquest Series”

Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick, “Identity Politics, Modernist Aesthetics, and Modernist Abstraction in H.D.’s Helen in Egypt

Margaret Konkol, “‘That Irate Pornographist’: Gender and Nature in Mina Loy’s ‘Songs to Joannes'”

Mark Byers, “Moving Metres: Hilda Morley and Gestural Abstraction”

Notes on Contributors

Cover: Mercedes Matter, Landscape verso Abstraction (ca. 1928). Oil on board, 15 x 18.25 inches. Courtesy Mark Borghi Fine Art, New York.

 

Paideuma 43

2016

CONTENTS

Documentary

Alison Fraser, “Helen Adam’s Cat Collages”

Jonathan Mayhew, “Footnotes to Apocryphal Lorca

Benjamin Friedlander, introduction to John Clarke’s notes to Charles Olson’s Buffalo seminars

John Clarke, “The 28 Phases of Charles Olson” and “The Archeology of Morning: Causal and Applied” (1965)

Essays

J. P. Craig, “For Keeps: H. D. and the Negativity of The Gift

Matthew Gibson, “‘No Room for the Root-Clutch’: Influence and Echoes from T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land in Ezra Pound’s ‘Eighth Canto’ (1922) and It Preliminary Typescript Drafts”

Zhaoming Qian, “Why Is Canto 49 Called the ‘Seven Lakes Canto’?”

Michael Kindellan, “‘I Have Always Loathed Reading’: Ezra Pound’s Late Cantos”

Departments

Matthew Sweney, “In Memoriam: Petr Mikeš”

Notes on Contributors

Cover: Collage by Helen Adam

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Paideuma 42

2015

CONTENTS

Preface

Special Section: Pound’s Legacy into the Twenty-First Century

Martin Corless-Smith, “Introduction”

Marjorie Perloff, “‘Raising the Referential Temperature’: Poundian Reverberations in Brazilian Concrete Poetry”

Yunte Huang, “Ezra Pound, Made in China”

Jennifer Scappettone, “Festina Lente: Invention of the Modernist Poet as Editor in the City of Aldus”

Václav Paris, “Pound and Disability”

Bob Perelman, “Lie Quiet Ezra: Time Lines in Pound”

Katie Fuller and Tyler Babbie, “Idaho Conference Report”

Essays

Roxana Preda, “Of Birds, Composers, and Poets: Ezra Pound’s Memoir of Gerhart Münch in Canto 75”

Johanna Winant, “Ezra Pound and the Form of Explanation”

Christopher T. Oakey, “Re-thinking William Carlos Williams’s Objectivity Through the Poetic Epistemology of Sour Grapes

Robert Volpicelli, “William Carlos Williams’s Syphilitic Muse”

Henry King, “Masters of Northern Stops: Donald Davie’s Uses of Basil Bunting”

Andy Weaver, “‘I Am Giving You a Present’: Olson’s Sublime Sense of Time in His Early Poetry and Poetics”

Dale Smith, “Edward Dorn’s Metaphors of Contagion”

Seth Perlow, “Reading by Chance: Jackson Mac Low and A Million Random Digits

Documents

Bryan Sentes and James Edward Reid, “On Translation: An Interview with Peter Dale Scott”

Notes on Contributors

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Cover: Detail of illustration by Gerty Saruê for Panaroma do Finnegans Wake de James Joyce by Haroldo and Augusto de Campos (São Paulo, 1962; 4th ed. 2001). Full illustration appears on page 33 of this volume. Used with permission of the artist.

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Paideuma 41

2014

CONTENTS

Preface

Essays

Kevin Killian, “Activism, Gay Poetry, AIDS in the 1980s”

Franklin Bruno, “‘wrong sort turismo‘: Kenward Elmslie’s ‘Tropicalism'”

Tim Woods, “Cid Corman: Editor, Translator, Poet”

Anna Elena Eyre, “Jaime de Angulo’s Relational ‘I’: A Morphological Poetics”

Jeffrey Blevins, “Putting a Pineapple Together with Wallace Stevens”

Katherine M. Miller, “‘this will happen again – where? when?‘: Typological Thinking in H.D.’s Trilogy

Mara de Gennaro, “Man is Man Because . . .: Humanism Wars, ‘Sweeney Erect,’ and the Makings of Modernist Imagination”

Documents and Reviews

Brian Carpenter, “‘an innter striving’: An Overview of Edward Sapir’s Poetry Papers”

Edward Sapir, “Suggestive Notes”

Massimo Bacigalupo, “Melville to Merrill: Italophile American Poets”

“Italophile American Poets Gallery”

Massimo Bacigalupo, “James Laughlin and ”Ma’ Riess of Rapallo'”

James Laughlin, “‘Ma’ Riess of Rapallo”

“‘Ma’ Riess of Rapallo Gallery”

John Tytell, “In Pursuit of Olga Rudge”

Departments

In Memoriam:

Tobin Brogunier, “Joseph Brogunier photograph”

David Grundy, “Amiri Baraka”

James Longenbach, “J. Walton Litz”

Michael Heller, “Allen Grossman”

Notes on Contributors

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Cover: Amiri Baraka at the NPF Conference, “Poetry of the 1960s,” in Orono, Maine, June 2000. Photograph by Aldon Nielsen. Used with permission.

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Paideuma 40

2013

Special Issue

A Festschrift for Burton Hatlen

Edited by Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos

CONTENTS

Preface

Introduction

Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, “Burton Norval Hatlen (1936-2008)”

Dove Sta Memora

Essays on and in Honor of Burton Hatlen

Marjorie Perloff, “In Memoriam: Burton Hatlen (1936-2008)

Ellen Keck Stauder, “Of Rhythm, Image and Knowing: Burton Hatlen as a Reader of Pound”

Sara Dunton, “Hatlen’s H.D.”

Christopher MacGowan, “Burt Hatlen on William Carlos Williams”

Barrett Watten, “Thanking Through Orono: After Poetry of the 1970’s (2008)

Kaplan Harris, “Editing After Pound”

Trevor Sawler, “Burton Hatlen: An Annotated Bibliography”

On George Oppen

Kathleen D’Angelo, “‘The Sequence of Disclosure’: The Truth Hidden in Things in George Oppen’s Discrete Series

Duncan Dobbelmann, “‘A Ferocious Mumbling in Public’: How George Oppen Came to Be Canonized”

Burton Hatlen, “Oppen and the Unspeakable”

Joseph Noble, “George Oppen’s Discrete Series: Things Among Others”

Siobhan Scarry, “Oppen’s ‘We’ and the Poetics of the First Person Plural”

Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, “The Prosody of George Oppen Poetry of the 1960’s—’Tho It Is Impenetrable'”

Essays

Ira Nadel, “Ezra Pound and MI5”

Zhaoming Qian, “Mai-Mai Sze, The Tao, and Moore’s Late Poetry”

Joshua Corey, “Robert Duncan’s Visionary Ecology”

Richard Owens, “Dissociations: The McCaffery-Prynne Debate”

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Paideuma 39

2012

CONTENTS

Preface

Essays and Documents

Two Unpublished Stories by H.D.: “Hesperia” and “Aegina” (introduced by David Roessel and Victoria Conover)

Jeffrey Bilbro, “C. Day Lewis and W.B. Yeats: ‘Heartening a Few to Courage and Acceptance'”

Rebecca Strauss, “‘External Modernity’ or Something of That Sort: Ezra Pound’s Transatlantic ‘Redondillas'”

Alastair Morrison, “Come Far Poteresti un Sofismo?: Guido Cavalcanti and the Poundian Argument”

Sarah Ehlers, “Ezra Pound’s Perverse Anthology”

Jerome Kavka, M.D., “The Dreams of Ezra Pound” (introduced by Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos)

Gary Grieve-Carlson, “’The Fathers Run Out in the Sons’: Charles Olson, Ezra Pound, and ‘The Song of Ullikummi’”

Paul Stephens, “Human University: Charles Olson and the Embodiment of Information”

Jeffrey Twitchell-Waas, “Keep Your Eyes on the Page: Zukofsky’s Bottom: on Shakespeare

Departments

Michael Alpert, “In Memoriam: Theodore Enslin”

Walter Baumann, “In Memoriam: Peter Rudge”

Bulletin Board

Title Abbreviations for Works by Ezra Pound

Notes on Contributors

Cover: Charles Olson’s first draft, in pencil, of the late Maximus poem “Maximus of Gloucester.”  Images used with permission and are courtesy of the Charles Olson Research Collection, Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut.

Paideuma 38

2011

CONTENTS

Preface

Demetres Tryphonopolous, “Announcing Paideuma’s ‘New’ Documentary Section”

Essays

“Basil Bunting on Ezra Pound: Interview by Lawrence Pitkethly with James Laughlin” (introduced by Richard Swigg)

Catherine E. Paul, “Compiling a Packet for Ezra Pound”

Peter Liebregts, “‘Love God and Do as You Please’: Ezra Pound and Augustine”

Ondrea E. Ackerman, “The Periplum of The Pisan Cantos

Charles S. Kraszewski, “Poland and Poles in the Consciousness of the Anglo-American Modernists”

Natalie Gerber, “Tracing the Trajectory of a Williams Poem: From the Variable Foot to Triadic-Line Verse”

Russell Brickey, “Last Stand of the Sublime: Kenneth Rexroth and ‘Strength through Joy'”

Matthew Hofer, “Mina Loy, Giovanni Papini, and the Aesthetic of Irritation”

Reviews

V. Nicholos LoLordo (Joe Amato, Industrial Poetics: Demo Track for Mobile Culture; Jennifer Ashton, From Modernism to Postmodernism: American Poetry and Theory in the Twentieth Century; and Susan Schultz, A Poetics of Impasse in Modern and Contemporary American Poetry)

Réka Mihálka (Ezra Pound, Language and Persona, ed. Massimo Bacigalupo and William Pratt)

Alec Marsh (A. David Moody, Ezra Pound, Poet: A Portrait of the Man and His Work / Volume 1: The Young Genius 1885-1920)

Burt Kimmelman (Joel Bettridge, Reading as Belief: Language Writing, Poetics, Faith)

Cover: Portrait of Papini (1913) by Carlo Carrà. Photograph of drawing  by Studio Fotografico Luca Carrà, Milan. Used with permission of Archivio Carla Carrà.