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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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2010

CONTENTS

Preface

Portfolio for Mary’s LXXXVth

Richard Sieburth, “Introduction”

“Mary de Rachewiltz in Conversation with Richard Sieburth”

Gais, the Beauties of the Tyrol by Maria Pound
Richard Sieburth, “Introductory Note”
Facsimile Reproductions:
Original Typescript [Italian]
English Translation by Ezra Pound
Japanese Translation from Reijoki

Mary de Rachewiltz, “Chronicle: The Brunnenburg Tapestry”

Cat and Salamander: A Tale in Six Captions by Ezra Pound
Siegfried de Rachewiltz, “Salamander Days”
Facsimile Reproduction (Illustrated by Boris de Rachewiltz)

Ezra Pound, “From Father to Daughter: Selected Letters” (ed. Richard Taylor)

The Rais Uli Myth
Richard Sieburth, “Introduction”
Ezra Pound, “The Rais Uli Myth / Being Tangier in Dry Point”

Gregory Merrill Harvey and Emily Mitchell Wallace, “Mary Rudge de Rachewiltz: SOme Photographs from Her 80th Birthday Party”

Essays

Evelyn Haller, “Shadows on the Rock: A Book in American English Ezra Pound Gave to His Daughter That She Might Learn His Mother Tongue”

Sean Pryor, “‘How Will You Know?’: Paradise, Paintingm and the Writing of Ezra Pound’s Canto 3”

Jeffrey Westover, “‘My Sense of Property’s / Adrift’: Attitudes Toward Land, Property and Nation in the Poetry of Lorine Niedecker”

Joshua Clover, “‘A Form Adequate to History’: Toward a Renewed Marxist Poetics”

Departments

Mary Bamburg, “Report on the 3rd International Conference on ‘Modernism and the Orient'”

Emily Mitchell Wallace, “In Memoriam: William Frank McNaughton”

Front Cover: Tyrolean mask from the cover of Tiroler Masken by Mary de Rachewiltz (Milan: All’Insegna del Pesce d’Oro, 1960). Ezra Pound: “where the masks come from, in the Tirol, / in the winter season / searching every house to drive out the demons” (Canto 74).

Back Cover: Cover of January 1939 issue of Reijokai (Young Ladies’ World), a Japanese girl’s magazine. A Japanese translation of “Gais: The Beauties of the Tirol,” written in 1937 by then-twelve-year-old Mary de Rachewiltz, was published in this issue.

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FALL and WINTER 2005

Special Issue
EZRA POUND AND AMERICAN IDENTITY
Edited by Hugh Witemeyer

CONTENTS

Hugh Witemeyer, “Introduction: The 20th International Ezra Pound Conference”

PART ONE: AN AMERICAN LIFE

Tim Redman, “Ezra Pound and American Populism: The Enduring Influence of Hailey, Idaho”

Alec Marsh, “Homer Pound’s Small Boy and Pound Scholarship”

Homer Somers with William Pratt, “Ezra Pound in the DTC: A Personal Memoir”

Hsiu-ling Lin, “Reconsidering Ezra Pound’s Treason Charge in the Light of American Constitutional Law”

PART TWO: AMERICAN CULTURE

Denis Donoghue, “A Packet for Ezra Pound”

Ira B. Nadel, “The American Image of Ezra Pound”

Sean Francis, “‘Now for a Large-Mouthed Product’: Ezra Pound and the Poetics of Promotion”

Peter Makin, “Pound, Confucian Sincerity, and America”

Roxana Preda, “Social Credit in America: A View from Pound’s Economic Correspondence, 1933-1940”

PART THREE: AN AMERICAN POEM

Burton Hatlen, “Pound’s Cantos and the Epic Mode in American Poetry, 1915-1931″

Ronald Bush, “Pound, Emerson, and Thoreau: The Pisan Cantos and the Politics of American Pastoral”

David Ten Eyck, “Representing the American Republic: Ezra Pound’s Adams and Coke Cantos”

PART FOUR: AMERICAN TRIBUTES

Mary de Rachewiltz, “Mary Barnard: ‘Athene Cd/ Have Done with More Sex Appeal'”

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, “What’s Happening in Hailey, Idaho”

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FALL and WINTER 2004

Special Issue
MARIANNE MOORE AND H.D.
Edited by Burton Hatlen

CONTENTS

ESSAYS ON MARIANNE MOORE

Ryan E. Cull, “‘Complexities Which Will Remain Complexities’: The Environmental Epistemology of Marianne Moore”

Jeff Westover, “Value, Commerce, and Economy in the Poetry of Marianne Moore”

Lesley Wheeler and Chris Gavaler, “Imposters and Chameleons: Marianne Moore and the Carlisle Indian School”

David Anderson, “Marianne Moore’s ‘Fertile Procedure’: Fusing Scientific Method and Organic Form through Syllabic Technique”

ESSAYS ON H.D.

S. Renée Faubion, “‘This Is No Rune nor Symbol’: The Sensual in H.D.’s Feminized Sublime”

Helen V. Emmitt, “Forgotten memories and Unheard Rhymes: H.D.’s Poetics as a Response to Male Modernism”

Annette Debo, “Whiteness and the Black/White Border in H.D.”

Bret L. Keeling, “Modernist Anonymity and H.D.’s ‘Pygmalion’: Whose Story Is This?”

Aaron Santesso, “Responsibilities: H.D. and Yeats”

Julie Dennison, “Williams and H.D. Figure It Out: Reconceiving the Childbirth Metaphor in ‘His’ Paterson, ‘Her’ Trilogy

Donna Krolik Hollenberg, “‘Within the World of Your Perception’: The Letters of Denise Levertov and H.D.”

REVIEWS

Helen Sword (H.D.’s Poetry: “The Meanings That Hide,” ed. Marina Camboni; and Analyzing Freud: Letters of H.D., Bryher, and Their Circle, ed. Susan Stanford Friedman)

Catherine Paul, (The Poems of Marianne Moore, ed. Grace Schulman; and Becoming Marianne Moore, ed. Robin G. Schulze)

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SPRING, FALL and WINTER 2002

Special Issue
DEDICATED TO JAMES LAUGHLIN

Guest-edited by Emily Mitchell Wallace

CONTENTS

Note by the Guest Editor

Rodney Grove Dennis, “Poem: ‘The Other Second Canto'”

Tributes to James Laughlin

Tom Vitale, “National Public Radio Tribute, Friday, November 14, 1997”

“New Directions Tribute, The New York Times, Friday, November 14, 1977″

“New Directions Ceremony, Program in Memory of James Laughlin, Academy of Arts and Letters, Friday, January 9, 1998”

James Atlas, “Literature Is in the Details”

Joel Conarroe, “Just Dandy”

Anne Conover, “Jaz and the ‘George’ Poems”

Guy Davenport, “The Wittiest and Sexiest Poet of Our Time”

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, “Dissent Is Not UnAmerican”

Peggy L. Fox, “Norfolk Confetti: The Benevolent Tyranny of JL’s Little Notes”

Jonathan Galassi, “Notes from Mountain Road”

Donald Gallup, “Incredible Faithfulness”

Robert Giroux, “Callimachus on the Subway”

Peter Glassgold, “Beyond Myths & Astral Bodies: ND as Wuz”

David M. Gordon, “The Adaptor & Jas”

Theodora Rapp Graham, “Unexpected Gifts”

Daniel Hoffman, “Friendship, Pleasure, Wisdom”

Daniel Javitch, “O Tender, Small Self-Given Heroism”

Hugh Kenner, “Jas and Jasper”

L. R. Lind, “Poem: ‘JL / LRL'”

Christopher MacGowan, “JL’s Diplomatic Footwork”

Rebecca Newth, “J’s Gift of One of Aunt Leila’s Sheep”

Mary de Rachewiltz, “Bringing up Young Publishers”

Christa Sammons, “A Class Act”

Peter Dale Scott, “That gentle and Almost Timid Grace”

Gary Snyder, “Laughlin’s ‘Mahayana’ or ‘Big Open SPirit'”

Mary Ellen Solt, “‘Making a Love Poem’ Concrete”

Roger Eliot Stoddard, “The Harvardian”

Richard Taylor, “JL as Editor and Publisher: The Most Conscientious and Scrupulous Man I Have Ever Known”

John Updike, “Verve”

Rosmarie Waldrop, “Amazements”

Jonathan Williams, “An Abstemious Celt”

William Eric Williams, “For the Love of Poetry”

Hugh Witemeyer, “The Emperor’s Sunbelt Tour”

Biography

Hayden Carruth, “Five Selections from Beside the Shadblow Tree

Penelope Laurans Fitzgerald, “‘…And in the Bond Which Endured between Us’: Notes on the Friendship of James Laughlin and Robert Fitzgerald”

Samuel A. Streit, “‘Great Learning and Discernment’: JL as Adjunct professor and Chancellor’s Fellow at Brown”

Emily Mitchell Wallace, “‘A Bridge over Worlds’: A Partial portrait of James Laughlin IV Based on His Poems, Stories, Essays, Letters, and Interviews, Including Many Photographs”

New Directions Archives

Hayden Carruth, “Jas’ Little Magazines and Correspondence”

Terry Halladay, “Of Books and the Bear at Meadows House”

Leslie A. Morris, “‘Make It New’: James Laughlin & the Houghton Library”

Samuel A. Streit, “The Laughlin Collection in the John hay Library at Brown”

Patricia C. Willis, “‘Luz Y Verdad‘: J Laughlin and Yale”

Bibliography

John A. Harrison, “A Selective List of Published Writing, 1935-2002, by and about James Laughlin”

The Periplum

Ezra Pound, “‘Chinese Poetry: Prof. Mori’s Lectures,’ Recast by Pound from Fenollosa’s Notes, Transcribed and Annotated by Zhaoming Qian”

Zhaoming Qian, “An Afterword Concerning Pound’s 1935 Revisit to the Fenollosa Papers for an Edition of Mori’s Lectures on Chinese Poetry”

Richard Taylor, “Editing the Variorum Cantos: Process and Policy”

Demetres Tryphonopoulos, “James Laughlin’s ‘Visual-Couplet Metric'”

The Vortex

William McNaughton, “A Report on the 18th International Conference on Ezra Pound, Beijing, China, 16-19 July 1999”

Program of China Conference

Photographs of China Conference

Photographs of Some New Directions Authors

Patrizia de Rachewiltz, “Poem for Jas”

List of Complete Poems by James Laughlin in This Volume of Paideuma

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SPRING and FALL 2000

Special Issue
EZRA POUND AND AFRICAN AMERICAN MODERNISM
Guest edited by Michael Coyle

CONTENTS

Michael Coyle, “Introduction”

Pound and the Poets of African American Modernism

Kathryne V. Lindberg, “Rebels to the Right/Revolution to the Left: Ezra Pound and Claude McKay in ‘The Syndicalist Year’ of 1912”

Jonathan Gill, “Ezra Pound and Langston Hughes: The ABC of Po’try”

C. K. Doreski, “Reading Tolson Reading Pound: National Authority National Narrative”

Reed Way Dasenbrock, “Why the Post in Post-Colonial Is Not the Post in Post-Modern: Homer, Dante, Pound, Walcott”

African American Presences in Pound’s Work

Alec Marsh, “Letting the Black Cat out of the Bag: A Rejected Instance of ‘American-Africanism’ in Pound’s Cantos

Aldon Lynn Nielsen, “Ezra Pound and ‘The Best-Known Colored Man in the United States”

Burton Hatlen, “Ezra Pound, New Masses, and the Cultural Politics of Race circa 1930″

Kevin Young, “Visiting St. Elizabeth’s: Ezra Pound, Impersonation, and the Mask of the Modern Poet”

Primary Materials

David Roessel, “‘A Racial Act’: The Letters of Langston Hughes and Ezra Pound”

Reviews on African American Modernism

Mary Ann Calo, “Review Essay on Modernism, Visual Culture and the Harlem Renaissance”

Kevin J. H. Dettmar (Michael North, The Dialect of Modernism: Race, Language, and the Twentieth-Century Literature)

Review on Pound

Alec Marsh (The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound, ed. Ira Nadel)

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SPRING 1981

Special Issue
GEORGE OPPEN

CONTENTS

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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