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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 1995

This Issue of Paideuma Is Dedicated to
Olga Rudge
on the Occasion of her 100th Birthday
April 13, 1995

CONTENTS

The Periplum

Anne Conover, “Her Name Was Courage: Olga Rudge, Pound’s Muse and the ‘Circe/Aphrodite’ of the Cantos”

Marisa Anne Pagnattaro, “The ‘Unwobbling Pivot’: Uncertainty and Process in The Pisan Cantos

Claudia Ingram, “Sharing Strategies with the Discourses of Authority: Ezra Pound and the Legal ‘Modernists'”

Yuet May Ching, “From Priest to Victim: The Problem of Sacrifice in Allen Upward and Ezra Pound”

Colin McDowell, “Using the Dictionary: Wicket Gate and Wormwood”

The Explicator

Leslie Hatcher, “‘Circe’s This Craft’: The Active Female Principle in The Cantos

Evan R. Karachalios, “Sacrifice and Selectivity in Ezra Pound’s First Canto”

Cameron McWhirter and Ramsay Muhler, “Serious Character to Funny Man: Ezra Pound’s Brief Correspondence with Alexander Woollcott”

Sylvan Esh, “Paquin and Davila: Pulling Down Vanity in Canto 81”

The Reviewer

Ronald Bush (Variorum Edition of “Three Cantos”: A Prototype, ed. Richard Taylor)

Richard Taylor (Ezra Pound and James Laughlin, Selected Letters, ed. David M. Gordon)

Leszek Engelking (Ezra Pound, Chtel jsem napsat raj (vybor z dila), ed. Petr Mikeš; tr. Kamil Bednar, Jitka Herynkova, and Petr Mikeš; intr. Josef Jarab)

Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos (The Letters of Ezra Pound to Alice Corbin Henderson, ed. Ira B. Nadel)

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FALL and WINTER 1986

CONTENTS

The Periplum

Kathryne V. Lindberg, “Tradition and Heresy: Pound’s Dissociation from Eliot”

Martin A. Kayman, “Ezra Pound: The Color of His Money”

Ian F. A. Bell, “A Mere Surface: Wyndham Lewis, Henry James and the ‘Latitude’ of Hugh Selwyn Mauberley

John J. Nolde, “Ezra Pound and the Ta Hio: The Making of a Confucian”

Mohammad Shaheen, “Pound and Arabic”

M. L. Rosenthal, “Discovering E. P.”

The Explicator

Donald Gallup, “Ezra Pound’s “An Opening for Agamemnon

Walter Baumann, “‘Birds, Said Hudson, Are Not Automata'”

G. Schmidt, “The Ezra Pound Stone at Medinaceli”

Colin McDowell, “Look before Seeing”

Stephen J. Adams, “Apovitch in Canto XII”

Jeff Twitchell, “A Church Note”

Eliot Weinberger, “A Note on the Cathay Ideogram”

John Leigh, “‘An Odd Sort of Post-Graduate Course’: Ezra Pound’s First Course in Modern Poetry Discovered”

David M. Gordon, “Blum’s Bidet Revisited, or The Final Solution”

The Biographer

Sheri Martinelli, “A Memoir”

Kathleen Flanagan, “Ezra Pound and Amy Lowell: English Poetics in Renditions of Chinese Poetry”

Celeste Goodridge, “‘Firm Piloting of Rebellious Fluency’: Marianne Moore’s Reviews of The Cantos of Ezra Pound”

Hugh Witemeyer, “The Strange Progress of David Hsin-Fu Wand”

The Documentary

Tim Redman, “Pound’s Library: A Preliminary Catalog”

Omar Pound, “Addenda for Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear: Their Letters, 1909-1914

The Vortex

Marianne Korn, “E. P.: The Dance of Words”

Robert Lumsden, “Ezra Pound’s Imagism”

Francis McKee, “Commentary on the Drafts and Fragments

Lionel Kelly, “Guide to Kulchur: The Book as Ball of Light”

Sanehide Kodama, “Mary de Rachewiltz in Japan”

A Tribute to Duncan Eaves

The Reviewer

Massimo Bacigalupo (Ezra Pound, I Cantos, Italian translation and editing by Mary de Rachewiltz)

James J. Wilhelm (The Garland Library of Medieval Literature from a Poundian Perspective)

Paul Smith (Philip Furia, Pound’s Cantos Declassified)

Leon Surette (Peter Makin, Pound’s Cantos)

The rare portrait of Pound used for the cover is provided by Quentin Keynes. Text beneath the picture reads: “Portrait of Ezra Pound / author of / POEMS 1918-20 / Including ‘Three Portraits’ / Boni & Liveright $2.00.”

This issue contains another memorial poem by Jonathan Williams for Basil Bunting.

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FALL 1984

CONTENTS

The Periplum

Colin McDowell, “‘As Towards a Bridge Over Worlds’: The Way of the Soul in The Cantos

John Cayley, “Ch’eng, or Sincerity”

Hwa Yol Jung, “Misreading the Ideogram: From Fenollosa to Derrida and McLuhan”

Peter Faulkner, “Pound and the Pre-Raphaelites”

The Explicator

Peter D’Epiro, “Whose Vanity Must Be Pulled Down?”

Kevin Oderman, “Of Vision, Tennis Courts, and Glands”

David M. Gordon, “Note on an Ideogram”

Max Nänny, “More Menippus than Calliope: A Reply

The Biographer

Archie Henderson, “Pound’s Contributions to L’Art Libre (1920)”

Jeffrey Meyers, “New Light on Iris Barry”

Lorne A. Reznowski, “The ‘Chesterbelloc’ and Ezra Pound”

The Reviewer

James J. Wilhelm (David Anderson, Pound’s Cavalcanti: An Edition of the Translations)

Joseph Brogunier (Peter D’Epiro, A Touch of Rhetoric: Ezra Pound’s Malatesta Cantos)

James Generoso (Mary De Rachewiltz, Italian Translation of Cantos I-XXX)

The cover of this issue was taken from a Japanese fan provided by Akiko Miyake.

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FALL 1977

CONTENTS

The Periplum

Sanehide Kodama, “The Eight Scenes of Sho-Sho”

William McNaughton, “A Note on Main Form in The Cantos

The Explicator

Wendy Stallard Flory, “Pound’s Blake and Blake’s Dante”

B. K. Martin, “Ezra Pound and T. E. Lawrence”

Timothy Materer, “Pound’s Vortex”

Robert Hunting, “A Woodnote Wild”

Reno Odlin, “Kati and Antef”

The Documentary

Carroll F. Terrell, “Canto XXXIV: The Technique of Montage”

The Biographer

Felice Chilanti, “Ezra Pound Among the Seditious in the 1940s, translated by David Anderson”

The Reviewer

David M. Gordon (James J. Wilhelm, The Later Cantos of Ezra Pound)

The cover is from Praeludium et Fuga in h by Johann Sebastian Bach.

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SPRING 1977

CONTENTS

The Periplum

M. L. Rosenthal, “The Structuring of Pound’s Cantos”

Max Nänny, “Oral Dimensions in Ezra Pound”

Woon-Ping Chin Holaday, “Pound and Binyon: China via the British Museum”

The Explicator

John Espey, “A Note on ‘Nils Lykke'”

David M. Gordon, “Notes and Observations”

The Documentary

John J. Nolde, “The Sources for Canto LIV: Part Two”

The Vortex

Donald Davie, “Sicily in the Cantos”

Leon Surette, “A Case for Occam’s Razor: Pound and Spengler”

Margaret Bates, “EP: Maker of Connections”

The cover features a design by Arline Thomson based on a funerary pottery figurine from a T’ang workshop.

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