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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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FALL 1979

CONTENTS

The Periplum

Nobuko Tsuki Keith, “Aoi No Ue and Kinuta: An Examination of Ezra Pound’s Translations”

David Anderson, “The Techniques of Critical Translation: Ezra Pound’s Guido Cavalcanti, 1912”

The Explicator

Hugh Witemeyer, “Pound and the Cantos ‘Ply over Ply'”

Ian F. A. Bell, “Pound, Emerson and ‘Subject-Rhyme'”

The Biographer

Ezra Pound, “The Poet Speaks”

Francis J. Bosha, “Faulkner, Pound, and the P.P.P.”

Ilse Engel, “Story of a Meeting with Ezra Pound”

The Documentary

John J. Nolde, “The Sources for Chinese Dynastic Canto LVI”

Eva Hesse, “Mythopoiós”

John Espey, “Sidelights from the Italian and German Cantos”

The Bibliographer

George Rooks, “An Annotated Checklist on Ezra Pound, 1976”

Kay Davis, “An index to Canto References in Paideuma

The Vortex

P.H. Smith and A. E. Durant, “Pound’s Metonymy: Revisiting Canto 47”

Guy Davenport, “The Real Lucifer”

C. F. Terrell, “Durham & Pound Conferences”

The Gallery

Pictures at Durham Conference Taken by H. Witemeyer

Pictures at Durham Conference Taken by Hugh Kenner

The Reviewer

Timothy Materer (Omar Pound and Philip Grover, Wyndham Lewis, a Descriptive Bibliography; and Bradford Morrow and Bernard Lafourcade, A Bibliography of the Writings of Wyndham Lewis)

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WINTER 1978

This issue of PAIDEUMA
remembers
Louis Zukofsky
1904-1978

CONTENTS

Dove Sta Memora

Celia Zukofsky, “1927-1972”

Basil Bunting, “Pound and ‘Zuk'”

George Oppen, “My Debt to Him”

Ian Hamilton Finlay, “In Memory”

Gael Turnbull, “For L.Z. on the Occasion Etc.”

Ronald Johnson, “Wor(l)ds 45, A Spire for the Death of L.Z.”

Robert Creeley, “For L.Z.”

Hugh Kenner, “Louis Zukofsky: All the Words”

Harvey Shapiro, “Thinking of the Zukofskys”

Thomas A. Clark, “In Memoriam, Louis Zukofsky”

Hayden Carruth, “Dear Louis”

Guy Davenport, “Scripta Zukofskii Elogia”

Robert Kelly, “A Book of Solutions”

Gilbert Sorrentino, “Louis Zukofsky”

Michael Andre Bernstein, “A Dyptich for Louis Zukofsky”

Ron Silliman, “Louis Zukofsky”

The Periplum

Louis Zukofsky, “A Foin Lass Bodders”

Hugh Kenner, “Loove in Brooklyn”

Robert Duncan, “Reading Zukofsky These Forty Years”

Charles Tomlinson, “Objectivists: Zukofsky and Oppen, a Memoir”

Cid Corman, “The Transfigured Prose”

Don Byrd, “The Shape of Zukofsky’s Canon”

Barry Ahearn, “The Adams Connection”

The Gallery

Early Pictures of Zuk

Later Pictures of Zuk

L.Z.’s Desk at Port Jefferson

Ms. Page for 80 Flowers

The Explicator

John Taggart, “Zukofsky’s ‘Mantis'”

Peter Quartermain, “Recurrencies: No. 12 of Louis Zukofsky’s Anew

Burton Hatlen, “Catullus Metamorphosed”

The Biographer

David Ignatow “Louis Zukofsky — Two Views”

Hugh Seidman, “L.Z. at Poly Tech (1958-61)”

Harold Schimmel, “Zuk. Yehoash David Rex”

Fielding Dawson, “A Memoir of Louis Zukofsky”

David Gordon, “Zuk and Ez at St. Liz”

Carroll F. Terrell, “Conversations with Celia”

The Bibliographer

Celia Zukofsky, “Year by Year Bibliography of L.Z.”

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WINTER 1977

CONTENTS

The Periplum

Douglas Thompson, “Pound and Brazilian Concretism”

Jo Brantley Berryman, “The Art of the Image”

M. L. Rosenthal, “Pound at His Best: Canto 47”

The Explicator

Akiko Miyake, “A Note on So-shu”

Franz H. Link, “A Note on Samothrace”

The Documentary

Ben Kimpel and T. C. Duncan Eaves, “Sources of Cantos XLII and XLIII”

Carroll F. Terrell, “A Couple of Documents”

The Biographer

Richard Sieburth, “Ideas into Action: Pound and Voltaire”

The Vortex

Diana Surman, “Report on EP Conference”

Mohammed Shaheen, “Pound in Arabic”

Burton N. Hatlen, “Report on Works in Progress”

The cover features the head of John Quincy Adams by Guy Davenport.

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SPRING 1975

CONTENTS

The Periplum

James Neault, “Apollonius of Tyana”

William Tay, “Between Kung and Eleusis”

A. D. Moody, “Pound’s Allen Upward”

Michael Shuldiner, “Pound’s Progress: The ‘Pisan Cantos'”

The Explicator

Hugh Witemeyer, “Ruskin and the Signed Capital in Canto 45”

Laurence W. Mazzeno, “A Note on ‘Hugh Selwyn Mauberley'”

Bradford Morrow, “De Lollis’s Sordello and Sordello: Canto 36″

Francis J. Bosha, “Canot LXXXIV: Pound’s ‘Henriot'”

Fred Moramarco, “Schiavoni: ‘That Chap on the Wood Barge'”

Eva Hesse, “‘Shiavoni,’ or: When St. Hieronymus Turned His Back”

Johannis Burchardi, “Extract from Diarium”

Stephen Adams, “Pound, Olga Rudge, and the ‘Risveglio Vivaldiano'”

The Documentary

David Gordon, “More on The Sacred Edict

The Reviewer

Steve Helmling (Hugh Kenner, A Homemade World)

J. C. Nassivera (DK/Some Letters of Ezra Pound, ed. Louis Dudek)

Cover by Guy Davenport, on Apollonius of Tyana themes.

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SPRING 1973

This edition of Paideuma is dedicated to Dorothy Shakespear Pound

CONTENTS

The Periplum

George Antheil, “Why a Poet Quit the Muses”

Charles Shere, “Eastbay Artistis Score Record Triumph”

Robert Hughes, “Ezra Pound’s Opera”

Larry Lyall, “Review of the Hughes Production”

R. Murray Schafer, “The Developing Theories of Absolute Rhythm and Great Bass”

The Explicator

Robert Hughes, “Amarili”

Hugh Kenner, “Some Notes”

Hugh Kenner, “More on the Seven Lakes Canto”

The Biographer

Carroll F. Terrell, “Pound and KRH: An Introduction to Bowers’s Memoir”

Faubion Bowers, “Memoir within Memoirs”

The Documentary

Carroll F. Terrell, “The Sacred Edict of K’ang-Hsi”

The Gallery

Portraits of Dorothy Pound at different years

The Bibliography

Robert Corrigan, “Annotated Checklist”

Robert Corrigan, “Index 1904-1917”

The Reviewer

James Wilhelm (Stuart Y. McDougal, Pound and the Troubadours)

Guy Davenport says of his design for this cover: “Line of Homer (‘Sweet song, the sirens…. etc’) + Orpheus picking his lyra + Theban terra-cotta (actually a sphinx, but here doing duty as a Siren, or Persephone, or simply a Poundian mythological gel + archaic Chinese for ‘man standing beside his word’ / hsien, izzit?”

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SPRING and SUMMER 1972

CONTENTS

The Periplum

John Peck, “Pound’s Lexical Mythography”

Walter B. Michaels, “Pound and Erigena”

Donald Davie, “The Cantos: Towards a Pedestrian Reading”

John Espey, “Toward Properitus”

Pictures

The Explicator

Hugh Kenner, “The 5 Laws + Che Funge

Eva Hesse, “Frobenius as Rainmaker”

William Chace, “The Canto as Cento: XXXIII”

The Biographer

Invitations*

Documentary

Ezra Pound, “Letters to Viola Baxter Jordan”**

Donald Gallup, “Corrections and Additions to the Pound Bibliography”

*”Wanted: “A Phalanx of Particulars”: Paideuma hopes to publish in this spot the memories of people who have known Ezra Pound personally. […]

**Previously unpublished letters by Ezra Pound, copyright (c) May 1972 by Ezra Pound.

The cover features “The Red Stone Dancer,” Pound’s favorite piece of Gaudier-Brzeska sculpture. Line drawing by Guy Davenport.

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