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WINTER 1991

CONTENTS

The Periplum

Demetres Tryphonopoulos, “Ezra Pound and Emaneul Swedenborg”

Leon Surette, “Yeats, Pound, and Nietzsche”

Andrzej Sosnowski, “Pound’s Imagism and Emanuel Swedenborg”

Stephen Sicari, “Poetry and Politics in Pound and Yeats”

Vern L. Lindquist, “Joycean Epiphany in Pound’s Cantos

The Explicator

Ethan Lewis, “The ABC of Ending: Pound’s ‘Addendum for C'”

Archie Henderson, “Pound, Ford, and George Antheil”

Archie Henderson, “A Laugh from the Saturday Review of Literature

Ward Swinson and Carol H. Cantrell, “The China-Adams Cantos Again: What Kind of Textbook?”

The Vortex

Peggy L. Fox, “Copyright for Scholars”

William McNaughton, “A Report on the 14th Biennial International Conference on Ezra Pound, Tirolo, Italy: July 16-18, 1991”

Helen V. Emmitt, “Report on the 14th International Ezra Pound Conference

Photographs by Walter Baumann

The Reviewer

Petr Mikeš (Ezra Pound, Selected Poems)

Candace Uhlmeyer (Elektra: A Play by Ezra Pound and Rudd Fleming, ed. and ann. Richard Reid)

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SPRING and FALL 1991

CONTENTS

The Periplum

Massimo Bacigalupo, “Ezra Pound’s Cantos 72 and 73: An Annotated Translation”

Alexander Schmitz, “Ideogram-Audiogram”

Matthew Little and Robert Babcock, “‘Amplius in Coitu Phantasia’: Pound’s ‘Cavalcanti’ and Avicenna’s De Almahad

Robert Spoo, “Pound’s Cavalcanti and Cravens’s Carducci”

The Explicator

Eva Hesse, “Why Lucifer ‘Fell’ in North Carolina: An Alternative View”

John Glendening, “Ezra Pound and Ezra Pound’s Blake: Method in Madness, Madness in Method”

David Gordon, “From Cheop’s Pyramid to Homer and Pound: The Golden Caesura”

Melvin D. McNichols, “Survivals and (Re)newals: Pound’s ‘The Seafarer'”

Donna C. Rudolph, “Formulas for Paradise in Six Cantos of Ezra Pound”

The Biographer

Jerome Kavka, M.D., “Ezra Pound’s Personal History: A Transcript, 1946”

Ira B. Nadel, “Letters from the ‘Foreign Correspondent’: Ezra Pound to Alice Corbin Henderson”

The Vortext

Sam Thonet, “Yeats-Pound Conference Report”

Virginia Nees-Hatlen, “A Teachers’ Institute at the NPF Conference”

Conference Program

Photographs

The Reviewer

Hugh Witemeyer (Jeffry Walker, Bardic Ethos and the American Epic Poem: Whitman, Pound, Crane, Williams, Olson)

Reed Way Dasenbrock (Tim Redman, Ezra Pound and Italian Fascism)

Timothy Materer (Bruce Fogelman, Shapes of Power: The Development of Ezra Pound’s Poetic Sequences)

Stefano Maria Casella (Ezra Pound, Je Rassemble les Membres d’Osiris, ed. Jean-Michel Rabaté, trans. Jean-Paul Auxémery, Claude Minière, Margaret Tunstill, Jean-Michel Rabaté, with articles by Massimo Bacigalupo and Joël-Peter Shapiro)

David Gordon (William Cookson, A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound)

Ron Thomas (Daniel M. Hooley, The Classics in Paraphrase: Ezra Pound and Modern Translators of Latin Poetry)

Paul Oppenheimer (The Lyrics of the Middle Ages: An Anthology, ed. James J. Wilhelm)

James J. Wilhelm (Ezra Pound and Margaret Cravens: A Tragic Friendship, 1910-1912, ed. Omar Pound and Robert Spoo)

The cover is a reproduction of a page from the Malatesta Cantos with a correction in Pound’s hand, which was presented to the Biblioteca Malatestiana of Cesena on May 25, 1925. The background is a photograph of the Valmarecchia by Emilio Salvatori.

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WINTER 1990

CONTENTS

The Periplum

Jeffrey Twitchell, “Art and the Spirit of Capitalism: Iconography and History in The Usura Canto”

Peter Crisp, “Pound, Leibnitz and China”

Peter Dale Scott, “Anger in Paradise: The Poetic Voicing of Disorder in Pound’s Later Cantos

Stephen Sicari, “The Epic Ambition: Reading Dante”

Scott Hamilton, “Serenely in the Crystal Jet: A Note on Pound’s Symbolist Inheritance”

E. P. Walkiewicz and Hugh Witemeyer, “A Public Bank in Canto 40”

Peter Dale Scott, “Pound in ‘The Waste Land,’ Eliot in The Cantos

The Explicator

Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, “‘The Fourth; the Dimension of Stillness’: D. P. Ouspensky and Fourth Dimensionalism in Canto 49”

Timothy H. Scherman, “Towards a New Translation of Canto III”

Reed Way Dasenbrock, “Cantos 72 and 73: What Kind of Textbook?”

Francis J. Bosha, “Hemingway and MacLeish on Pound: A Consideration of a Certain Unpublished Correspondence”

Barbara Will, “Pound’s Feminine Other: A Reading of Canto 29”

The Reviewer

Tim Redman (Jean-Michel Rabaté, Language Sexuality and Ideology in Ezra Pound’s Cantos)

D. M. Hooley (Pound/Zukofsky: Selected Letters of Ezra Pound and Louis Zukofsky, ed. Barry Ahearn)

This cover is a pen and ink drawing of Ezra Pound at St. Elizabeth’s. A note from the original editors: “If anyone can figure out the signature, please let us know.”

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SPRING and FALL 1990

CONTENTS

The Periplum

Stephen Sicari, “History and Vision in Pound and Dante: A Purgatorial Poetics”

Peter Crisp, “Ezra Pound and the Li Xue”

Zhaoming Qian, “Translation or Invention: Three Cathay Poems Reconsidered”

Keith Tuma, “Ezra Pound, Progressive”

Ian F. A. Bell and Patricia A. Agar, “Romantic Modernisms: Early Pound and Late Keats”

The Explicator

Charles Timbrell, “Canto 80: EP, Rummel and the ‘Spoils of Finlandia'”

William Doreski, “Mauberley: The Single Voice”

David Roessel, “‘Or Perhaps Sulpicia’: Pound and a Roman Poetess”

Ellen Brinks, “On Pound’s Fourth Canto”

The Documentary

Todd H. Sammons, “A Periplum of Pound’s Pronouncements on John Milton”

James J. Wilhelm, “The Letters of William Brooke Smith to Ezra Pound”

Tyrus Miller, “Pound’s Economic Ideal: Silvio Gesell and The Cantos

Archie Henderson, “Pound Centennial Events: A Checklist”

Archie Henderson, “Pound Manuscripts and Letters in the United Kingdom and Ireland: Addenda to the Location Register

The Vortext

James J. Wilhelm, “Nancy Cunard: A Sometime Flame, a Stalwart Friend”

Yoshiko Kita, “Carroll F. Terrell in Japan”

Carroll F. Terrell, “The Land of Magic”

The Reviewer

Leon Surette (Robert Casillo, The Genealogy of Demons: Anti-Semitism, Fascism, and the Myths of Ezra Pound)

George Kearns (Kathryne V. Lindberg, Reading Pound Reading: Modernism after Nietzsche)

Walter Baumann (Sanford Schwartz, The Matrix of Modernism: Pound, Eliot, and Early Twentieth-Century Thought)

Michael Thomas Davis (Omar Pound and Robert Spoo, Ezra Pound and Margaret Cravens: A Tragic Friendship, 1910-1912)

James J. Wilhelm (Wendy Stallard Flory, The American Ezra Pound)

This cover image is of Yi Bang-un’s (1761-?) “Sa-In-Ahm,” courtesy of the Kookmin University Museum.

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WINTER 1989

CONTENTS

The Periplum

Angela Elliott, “The Word Comprehensive: Gnostic Light in The Cantos

Walter  Baumann, “Ezra Pound and Heinrich Heine”

Thomas Cody, “Adams, Mussolini, and the Personality of Genius”

Philip Kuberski, “Pound’s Sacred Technology”

The Explicator

Robert Coltrane, “The Imagist Relationship between Pound’s ‘Les Millwin’ and Eliot’s ‘Morning at the Window'”

Richard Sawyer, “Pictures of Li Chiang”

James Lowe, “Pound’s Rendering of Abstraction in the Pisan Cantos

David Gordon, “Troy: Trade-War or Helen?”

David Gordon, “And Moore: Marianne on Ezra’s Confucius

The cover image is of a Chinese album leaf from the Qing dynasty by Shitao (1642-1707).

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SPRING and FALL 1989

CONTENTS

The Periplum

Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, “The Cantos as Palingenesis”

Philip J. Burns, “‘Dear Uncle George’: The Pound-Tinkham Letters”

Carol H. Cantrell and Ward Swinson, “Cantos LII-LXXI: Pound’s Textbook for Princes”

William Bohn, “Thoughts that Join Like Spokes: Pound’s Image of Apollinaire”

Stephen J. Adams, “Irony and Common Sense: The Genre of Mauberley

Rodney Symington, “‘Five Years I Wrote to You…’: An Unknown Correspondent of Ezra Pound”

The Explicator

Paul Douglass, “Modernism and Science: The Case of Pound’s ABC of Reading

David Gordon, “Pound’s Chinese: A Dead Language?”

David Gordon, “LXIX’s ‘Kei…. Kai’ and Fang’s P.S.”

Ezra Pound (Presented by Timothy Materer), “On America and World War I”

Carroll F. Terrell, “Canto Thirty-Six, from Dark and Light

David Roessel, “Pound, Lawrence, and ‘The Earthly Paradise'”

Mary Cheadle, “Defining Ode 65 in ‘Relation to Life'”

Leszek Engelsking, Petr Mikeš, and Andrzej Sosnowski, “Eliot and Pound in Lesko, Poland”

The Reviewer

Robert Spoo (C. K. Stead, Pound, Yeats, Eliot and the Modernist Movement)

Thomas H. Jackson (James Longenbach, Modernist Poetics of History: Pound, Eliot, and the Sense of the Past)

This cover image is titled “Ezra Pound da Montin.” The painting is by Rinaldo Frank-Burattin.


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FALL and WINTER 1988

CONTENTS

The Periplum

Anne S. Chapple, “Ezra Pound’s Cathay: Compilation from the Fenollosa Notebooks”

Timothy Materer, “From Henry James to Ezra Pound: John Quinn and the Art of Patronage”

Elizabeth Bruce, “Yao and Shun in The Cantos: Chinese Emperors Placed in the Context of Frazer’s The Golden Bough

Max Nänny, “Ezra Pound: Right Brain Poet”

Carol H. Cantrell and Ward Swinson, “Cantos LII-LXXI: Pound’s Textbook for Princes”

Stephen Sicari, “Reading Pound’s Politics: Ulysses as Fascist Hero”

The Explicator

Jeffrey Meyers, “Ezra Pound and the Russian Avant-Garde”

K. Narayana Chandran, “Making Cosmos: Building/Creation in The Cantos

Bruce Fogelman, “The Structure of Pound’s ‘Und Drang'”

Steve Ellis, “The Punctuation of ‘In a Station of the Metro'”

C. J. Ackerley, “Canto 82: Pound, Swinburne (Shelley), Aeschylus, Whitman”

Alan J. Peacock, “Pound’s Propertian Distortions: A Possible Rationale”

The Biographer

Mohammad Shaheen, “Pound and T. E. Lawrence: Two Self-Crowned Laureates of the Time”

James J. Wilhelm, “Addenda and Corrigenda for The American Roots of Ezra Pound

The Reviewer

Massimo Bacigalupo (Humphrey Carpenter, A Serious Character: The Life of Ezra Pound)

Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos (Kevin Oderman, Ezra Pound and the Erotic Medium)

William Harmon (Kay Davis, Fugue and Fresco: Structures in Pound’s Cantos)

Stefano Maria Casella (Ezra Pound, Hugh Selwyn Mauberley, trans. Giovanni Giudici; Ezra Pound, Omaggio a Sesto Properzio, ed. Massimo Bacigalupo)

Michael Thomas Davis (The Dying Sorcerer: Poems by Omar Pound, ed. Robert Spoo)

James Longenbach (James Laughlin, Pound as Wuz; James Laughlin, The Master of Those Who Know; James Laughlin, Selected Poems, 1935-1985)

Robert Spoo (Jonathan Marwil, Frederic Manning: An Unfinished Life)

The cover drawing was done by the wife of Petr Mikeš, our associate from the Czech Republic.

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