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The Ezra Pound Society Magazine

vol. 4, no. 1-2, September 2017

  

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WHAT’S NEW? 

Walter Baumann and William Pratt, eds. Ezra Pound and Modernism. The Irish Factor

Michael Kindellan. The Late Cantos of Ezra Pound

Massimo Bacigalupo. Ezra Pound XXX Cantos. 2nd revised edition

Ian Probstein. The River of Time. Time-Space, History, and Language in Avant-Garde, Modernist, and Contemporary Russian and Anglo-American Poetry

  

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EVENTS 

The Cantos Reading Group, London – Program for 2017-2018

A Reading of The Cantos of Ezra Pound II: Cantos of the 1920s – Edinburgh 5 October

 

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CONFERENCES 

Louisville, February 2017

Society Panel: The Cantos of Ezra Pound: Epic, Philosophy, Spirituality.

Presumed Dimensions and Their Contribution to the Spiritual 
Character of Ezra Pound’s Asian Sources, Early Theories, and Later Cantos

            Robert Kibler, Minot University

 

Ezra Pound International Conference, June 2017

Foreword by Mary de Rachewiltz

 

A Selection of Papers

Odds & Ends of A Companion to Ezra Pound’s Guide to Kulchur

  Anderson Araujo, University of British Columbia

Middle Kingdom Revisited: On Sounds and Structure of Vers-libre in Cathay

Chengru He

 

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EZRA POUND AMONG THE POETS 

Ezra Pound in Basil Bunting’s Letters. A Conversation with Alex Niven

interview by Roxana Preda

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 BOOK IN FOCUS 

Daniel Swift. The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics and Madness of Ezra Pound

            review by Alec Marsh

 

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POUNDIAN POETRIES 

Massimo Mandolini Pesaresi

Introduction

A Dreamer’s Duty

a bed too small

Safinah

The Bloom of Dust

Shattering the Shadows

Moon Blade

Midsummer Triad

The Daughters of the Moon

A Rose Snaps. A Fragment

 

 

 

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EZRA POUND IN THE WORLD 

Ezra Pound’s Arrival in Brazil

            by Rodolfo Jaruga

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KULCHURAL AFFAIRS 

Anthony F. D’Elia. Pagan Virtue in a Christian World: Sigismondo Malatesta and the Italian Renaissance

            review by Rhett Forman

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THE MODERNISM REVIEW

Jed Rasula. History of A Shiver: The Sublime Impudence of Modernism.

            review by Julian Stannard

Claude Arnaut. Jean Cocteau.

            review by Stoddard Martin

Shengqing Wu. Modern Archaics: Continuity and Innovation in the Chinese Lyric Tradition, 1900-1937.

review by Kent Su

Linda Wagner-Martin. The Routledge Introduction to American Modernism

review by Kevin Kiely

 

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