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The Periplum

Robert Fitzgerald, “Mirroring the Commendia: An Appreciation of Laurence Binyon’s Version”

Hiroko Uno, “Li-Po and Translation by Ezra Pound”

Scott Johnson, “The ‘Tools’ of the Ideogramic Method”

Akiko Miyake, “Contemplation East and West: A Defense of Fenollosa’s Synthetic Language and Its Influence on Ezra Pound”

Marianne Korn, “Truth Near Perigord”

The Explicator

Eva Hesse, “Raymonde Collignon, or (Apropos Paideuma, 7-1&2, pp, 345-46): The Duck that Got Away”

Eva Hesse, “Helen’s nostos, the ‘Cup of White Gold'”

Xu Qi-Ping, “Pound’s Translation of a Chinese Poem”

Walter Baumann, “Gerhart…Ständebuch”

Jonathan Morse, “What’s His Name”

Philip Furia, “Pound and Blake on Hell”

The Documentary

Ezra Pound, “Mr. Dunning’s Poetry”

Ralph Cheever Dunning, “The Four Winds”

Basil Bunting, “The Village Fields”

The Vortex

Edgar M. Glenn, “Pound and Ovid”

Harvey Kail, “Report on Works-in-Progress”

The Reviewer

Walter Sutton (George Kearns, Guide to Ezra Pound’s Selected Cantos)

George F. Butterick (Michael André Bernstein, The Tale of the Tribe: Ezra Pound and the Modern Verse Epic)

Bruce W. Richman (Forrest Read, ’76: One World and The Cantos of Ezra Pound)

Burton Hatlen (Marjorie Perloff, The Poetics of Indeterminacy: Rimbaud to Cage)

The cover features a teardrop bottle from the Natzler Collection of Ceramics at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Photograph by Max Yavno.

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FALL 1981


The Periplum

Walter Baumann, “Ezra Pound and Magic: Old World Tricks in a New World Poem”

Hans-Joachim Zimmermann, “Ezra Pound, ‘A Song of the Degrees’: Chinese Clarity versus Alchemical Confusion”

Ian F. A. Bell, “Pound’s Vortex: Shapes Ancient and Modern”

Helen M. Dennis, “The Eleusinian Mysteries as an Organizing Principle in the Pisan Cantos

Daniel Bornstein, “The Poet as Historian: Researching the Malatesta Cantos”

The Explicator

Eva Hesse, “Klages in Canto LXXV/450: A Positive Identification”

Peter D’Eprio, “Canto 74: New Light on Lucifer”

George Bornstein, “‘What Porridge had John Keats?’: Pound’s ‘L’Art’ and Browning’s ‘Popularity'”

Ben D. Kimpel and T. C. Duncan Eaves, “‘Tremaine at 2 in the Morning’ and Other Little Mysteries”

Daniel Pearlman, “Canto 52: The Vivante Passage”

Reno Odlin, “Materials Toward an Essay on Zukofsky’s ‘A’

Franz Link, “A Note on ‘The Apparition of These Faces…’ in The House of Mirth and ‘In a Station of the Metro'”

The Biographer

David Anderson, “Breaking the Silence: The Interview of Vanni Ronsisvalle and Pier Pasolini with Ezra Pound in 1968”

Michael King, “Go, Little Book: Ezra Pound, Hilda Doolittle and ‘Hilda’s Book'”

David Feldman, “Ezra Pound: A Poet in a Cage”

The Documentary

Ezra Pound, “Letters from Ezra Pound to Joseph Brewer” (edited with commentary by Brita Lindberg-Seyersted)

Zeami Motokiyo, “Yoro translated from the Japanese by Nobuko Tsukui”

Akiko Miyake, “Commentary on Professor Tsukui’s Translation of Yoro

The Vortex

Clark Emery, “Father William” and “St. Elizabeths”

John Shea and Timothy Romano, “The Pound-Williams Conference”

The Bibliographer

Peter Schneeman, “Pound in Romania”

Eric Fridman, “Sources of Canto XIII”

The Reviewer

David Anderson (Italian Images of Ezra Pound: Twelve Critical Essays, ed. and trans. Angela Jung and Guido Palandri)

Clark Emery (Wendy Stallard Flory, Ezra Pound and the Cantos: A Record of Struggle)

François Sauzey (Michael Berstein, The Tale of the Tribe: Ezra Pound and the Modern Verse Epic)

This cover features a cut from a poster announcing the issue of Secolul 20, which contained the “Ezra Pound – In Memoriam” section. This photograph was provided by Peter Schneeman.

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Special Issue


Dove Sta Memora

Ezra Pound, “Preface to Discrete Series (1934)”

Carl Rakosi, “Two Notes and a Poem for George Oppen”

David Ignatow, “Three Poems for George Oppen”

Charles Tomlinson, “Two Poems for George and Mary Oppen”

Anthony Barnett, “A Note about George Oppen”

Gilbert Sorrentino, “George Oppen: Smallness of Cause”

Michael Cuddihy, “George Oppen: A Loved and Native Rock”

Jonathan Griffin, “George and Mary Oppen”

Christopher Middleton, “A Road that is One in Many”

John Taggart, “Sumac”

Sharon Olds, “Two Poems”

Ted Pearson, “Soundings: VII”

Michael André Bernstein, “Interlude”

Henry Weinfield, “Sonnet”

Mark Linenthal, “An Appreciation”

Sarah Appleton, “George Oppen, 1975”

Shirley Kaufman, “Realities”

David Gitin, “A Note and a Poem”

Leni Mancuso-Barrett, “The Meeting (G. & M. O.)”

Rachel Blau DuPlessis, “Voyaging”

The Periplum

Paul Auster, “A Few Words in Praise of George Oppen”

Constance Hunting, “‘At Least Not Nowhere’: George Oppen as Maine Poet”

Rachel Blau DuPlessis, “Oppen and Pound”

Ron Silliman, “Third Phase Objectivism”

The Gallery

Richard Friedman, “Pictures of George and Mary Oppen, December, 1980”

The Explicator

Cid Corman, “The Experience of Poetry”

David McAleavey, “Unrolling Universe: A Reading of Oppen’s This In Which

The Biographer

Eliot Weinberger, “A Little Heap for George Oppen”

Jane Augustine, “Mary Oppen: Meaning a Life”

Donald Powell, “‘At the Time of the Rogue’s First Flood”: A Life, Together”

Michael Heller, “For George Oppen”

Dan Gerber, “Of Fathers”

The Bibliographer

David McAleavey, “A Bibliography of the Works of George Oppen”

The Vortex

E. P. Walkiewicz, “Back to ABC: A Report on the Sixth International Ezra Pound Conference”

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