Posts Tagged ‘Hugh Kenner’



Laura Cowan, “Preface”


John Gery, “Casting No Shadow: Incarcertation, Architecture, and Love in Canto 90”

Robert E. Kibler, “Finding China in Our Own Time: Legge, Waley, and Pound Translate a Fertility Ode from the Chinese Shi Jing

Alec Marsh, “John Quincy Adams and/or Martin Van Buren: Cantos 34 and 37”

Mohammad Shaheen, “The Reception of Pound in Arabic: Immature Response of Gibran and Bayyati”

Dana Cook, “Meeting Ezra Pound”


Tributes to Carroll Terrell

Tributes to Hugh Kenner

Donald Davie, “The Universe of Ezra Pound: Review of The Pound Era (from Paideuma 1.2)


Ira B. Nadel (Poems and Translations of Ezra Pound, ed. Richard Sieburth; and Ezra Pound, The Pisan Cantos, ed. Richard Sieburth)

Alec Marsh (Vincent Sherry, The Great War and the Language of Modernism)

Guiyou Huang (Ezra Pound and China, ed. Zhaoming Qian; and Eric Hayot, Chinese Dreams: Pound, Brecht, Tel Quel)


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Special Issue

Guest-edited by Emily Mitchell Wallace


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”


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”


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


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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The Periplum

James A. Powell, “The Light of Vers Libre”

Sally M. Gall, “Pound and the Modern Melic tradition: Towards a Demystification of ‘Absolute Rhythm'”

The Explicator

Hugh Kenner, “A Note on CX/778”

Eva Hesse, “‘Kadzuk, Arachidi, Acero’ in Canto XCVII/683: A Matter of Coherence”

G. Schmidt, “A Note on Canto CX”

Eric Langumier, “Scarabs and Gold”

Angela P. Elliott, “Lucifer’s Fall in Pound’s Canto LXXIV”

The Biographer

Richard A. Cassell, “A Visit with E.P.”

Eveline Bates Doob, “Some Notes on E.P.”

The Documentary

Ben Kimpel and T. C. Duncan Eaves, “The Source of Canto L”

The Bibliographer

Hollis Sickles, “Annotated Checklist of Pound Criticism 1945-1951”

Natalie Harris, “New Pound Holdings at the Lilly library”

The Vortex

Burton Hatlen, “Stalin and/or Zukofsky: A Note”

E. A. B. Jenner, “‘Medallion’: Some Questions”

The Reviewer

Aldo Tagliaferri (Niccolo Zapponi, L’Italia di Ezra Pound)

Doris L. Eder (William Harmon, Time in Ezra Pound’s Work)

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This issue of PAIDEUMA
Louis Zukofsky


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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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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FALL 1973


The Periplum

Georg M. Gugelberger, “The Secularization of ‘Love’ to a Poetic Metaphor: Cavalcanti, Center of Pound’s Medievalism”

James J. Wilhelm, “Two Heavens of Light and Love: Paradise to Dante and to Pound”

Leslie H. Palmer, “Matthew Arnold and Ezra Pound’s ABC of Reading

The Explicator

Hugh Kenner, “A Schema for XXX Cantos”

Dalton Gross, “Pound’s Early Literary Reputation: George Sterling’s Dissent”

Timothy Materer, “A Reading of ‘From Canto CXV'”

Walter Michaels, “Lincoln Steffens and Pound”

John Peck, “‘Get a Dictionary’: The Festus behind Pound’s Festus”

The Gallery

Pound and Harry Meacham

Dorothy Pound

Ezra Pound Infant and Family

Le Vorticisme at Eiffel Tower Restaurant, Spring 1915

The Documentary

Carroll F. Terrell, “The Eparch’s Book of Leo the Wise”

Leo the Wise, “To Eparchikon Biblion”

Jules Nicole, “The Eparch’s Book: Greek and Latin Redaction”

The Bibliographer

Donald Gallup, “Supplement to the Bibliography”

The Reviewer

George Lensing (Sister Bernetta Quinn, Ezra Pound, An Introduction to the Poetry)

The cover is a reproduction of the opening lines of the XIVth century manuscript “Genevenses graecus 23” discovered by Jules Nicole in Byzantine Greek. The complete manuscript is reproduced in this issue of Paideuma with the kind permission of Variorum Reprints.

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