Bibliography of English Language Scholarship on Ezra Pound  

Assembled and edited by Archie Henderson and Roxana Preda

 

 

2020

MONOGRAPHS ON EZRA POUND

  1. Berryman, Jo Brantley. Ezra Pound's Aesthetics and the Origins of Modernism. Brighton: Everett Root Publishers, 2020.

 

DISSERTATIONS

  1. Begg, Aaron Jared. "The Poet and the Hegemon: Essays in the Literary History of Capitalism, 1850-1950." Diss. Johns Hopkins U, 2020. Abstract.
  2. Ehtee, Svetlana. "'After Ez Stirred Up That Hornets['] Nest: Ezra Pound's Politics of 'Open' Poetry." Diss. U of New Brunswick, 2020.
  3. Forman, John Rhett. "Poetic Complexes and the Rhetoric of Mind in H.D. and Her Circle." Diss. Universidad de Salamanca, 2020 [2. Emotion in the Writings of Moore, Pound, and Eliot, 33-74 [2.2. Emotion in the Writings of Ezra Pound, 39-48]; 6. Eliot's Poetics of Pathology and Pound's Cathartic Cure, 155-207 [6.1. Hysteria in the Lives of Eliot and Pound, 155-160; 6.3. Pound's Cathartic Image, 183-207]; 8. Eliot's and Pound's War Verse, 249-291 [8.5. Ergotherapy as a Way of Reading Pound's War Poetry, 281-291]; 9. The Disease of Love in "Prufrock" and Mauberley, 292-316 [9.3. Affectionate Love in Pound's Mauberley, 306-312]]. Free online and here and here.
  4. Levi, Melih. "The Plain Sense of Things: An Analysis of Mid-20th-Century Departures from Modernism." Diss. Stanford U, 2020. Free online.
  5. Schmidt, Jeremy A. "Three Very Short Poems: The Verbal Economics of Twentieth-Century American Poetry." Diss. U of California, Los Angeles, 2020 [1. The Modernist Work Ethic: Cutting Cadences in the Poetry of Ezra Pound [on "In a Station of the Metro"], 44-131]. Free online.
  6. Stevens, Jeremy. "Secularization and the British Lyric in the Twentieth Century." Diss. Columbia U, 2020. Abstract.

     

    JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUES

    Pound Reconsidered. Special issue of Agenda vol. 53 no. 4, Spring/Summer 2020.

    CONTENTS

    Patricia McCarthy – Introduction 4-5

    Michael Alexander – What Ezra Pound meant to me 6-13

    Ezra Pound – The Dawn  14-30

     

    ESSAYS

    A. David Moody. 'The Dawn' of Ezra Pound. A draft discovered  31-40

    A David Moody. Towards a reading of Canto CXIII  41-52

    W. S. Milne. Omniform. [review of the The Edinburgh Companion to Ezra Pound and the Arts] 53-55

    A. David Moody. Ezra Pound's insanity and the Muncie Papers 79-97

     

     

    ESSAY COLLECTIONS AND COLLECTIVE VOLUMES

    1. Bacigalupo, Massimo. Ezra Pound, Italy, and the Cantos. Clemson, SC: Clemson UP, 2020. Contents: Acknowledgments, xiii-xiv -- Foreword, xv-xviii -- Part I. Places -- 1. How to Read The Cantos—Rapallo, 3-20 -- 2. City vs. Country—Venice, 21-30 -- 3. Greeting the Returning Gods—Rome, 31-40 -- 4. The Green World, 41-52 -- Part II. Meetings -- 5. “And Some Climbing”—Dante, 55-68 -- 6. Nature, History, and Myth—Montale, 69-86 -- 7. “My Best Translator”—Izzo, 87-106 -- 8. “‘Ma’ Riess of Rapallo”—Laughlin, 107-122 -- Part III. Readings -- 9. Poet as Anthropologist—“European Paideuma,” 125-144 -- 10. Moscardino and Enrico Pea (“pronounced peh-ah”), 145-168 -- 11. “Republican Correspondence”—The Italian Cantos 72 and 73, 169-196 -- 12. The Pisan Cantos in Progress, 197-210 -- Part IV. Endings -- 13. “I wish he would explain his explanation,” 213-228 -- 14. End to Torment?—E.P., H.D., and La Martinelli, 229-254 -- 15. Sant’Ambrogio in the Half-Light, 255-268 -- 16. America vs. Italy in the Posthumous Cantos, 269-282 -- Afterword, 283-286 -- Chronology, 287-312 -- Notes, 313-338 -- Index, 339-348. Chapter abstracts and here.

     

    VOLUMES INCLUDING MATERIAL ON EZRA POUND

    1. Ahearn, Barry.  Pound, Frost, Moore, and Poetic Precision: Science in Modernist American Poetry.  Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020 [3. Ezra Pound and Error, 61-140, chapter abstract].
    2. Al-Hussein, Salih Abdullah Abdulrahman. Critical Essays in Modern English and American Poetry: Perspectives of Ethnicity, Diaspora and Trauma in Modern English and American Poetry. Saarbrücken: JustFiction Edition, 2020.
    3. Altieri, Charles. "The Course of Modern American Poetry." A Companion to American Literature: Volume III: 1914 to the Present, First Edition. General Editor: Susan Belasco. Volume Editors: Theresa Strouth Gaul, Linck Johnson, and Michael Soto. Hoboken: Wiley Blackwell, 2020. 81-105 [Pound's Imagism, 85-87]. Chapter summary.
    4. Bancroft, Christian. Queering Modernist Translation: The Poetics of Race, Gender, and Queerness.  New York and London: Routledge, 2020 [Introduction, 1-20, free online; 1. "In the Meantime, My Songs Will Travel": Ezra Pound’s Elektra and Cathay, 21-66, chapter abstract].
    5. Beasley, Rebecca.  Russomania: Russian Culture and the Creation of British Modernism, 1881-1922. New York: Oxford UP, 2020. Chapter abstracts.
    6. Bonaci, Giuseppe Schembri. The Beheading of Ignez: Katabasis, Ezra Pound and Three Maltese Artists. [Qormi]: Horizons, 2020.
    7. Carey, John.  A Little History of Poetry.  New Haven: Yale UP, 2020 [30. Inventing Modernism: Eliot, Pound, 215-221, free online; 31. West Meets East: Waley, Pound, the Imagists, 222-229, free online]. Chapter abstracts.
    8. Cooper, Simon. Modernism and the Practice of Proletarian Literature. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. Free online.
    9. Dimock, Wai-chee.  Weak Planet: Literature and Assisted Survival.  Chicago and London: U of Chicago P, 2020 [5. Vaguely Islamic: Henri Matisse, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and Langston Hughes, with Paul Bowles].
    10. Feldman, Matthew. Politics, Intellectuals, and Faith: Essays. Stuttgart: ibidem P, 2020 [Part 1. Ezra Pound, Modernist and Fascist; 1. An Ideologue’s Journey: Ezra Pound from Tradition in Italian Fascism to the Postwar Fascist Tradition; 2. The ‘Pound Case’ in Historical Perspective: An Archival Overview; 3. Ezra Pound and Ernst Kantorowicz: From Medieval to Modern Autocracies; 4. Make it Crude: Ezra Pound’s Antisemitic Propaganda for the BUF and PNF; 5. Reappraising the ‘Pound Case’, 1940-45; 6. Ezra Pound’s Political Faith from First to Second Generation; or, “It is 1956 Fascism”; 7. ‘Penny-wise...’: Ezra Pound’s Posthumous Legacy to Fascism; 8. “Fascism for the Third Millennium”: An Overview of Language and Ideology in Italy’s CasaPound Movement].
    11. Garcia, Edgar.  Signs of the Americas: A Poetics of Pictography, Hieroglyphs, and Khipu.  Chicago and London: U of Chicago P, 2020.
    12. Ginsberg, Allen. The Fall of America Journals, 1965-1971. Ed. Michael Schumacher. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2020.
    13. Glaser, Ben.  Modernism's Metronome: Meter and Twentieth-Century Poetics. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2020 [3. "No Feet to Walk On": Pound's Late Victorian Prosody, 81-106, excerpt].
    14. Golden, Amanda. Annotating Modernism: Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets. London and New York: Routledge, 2020 [2. John Berryman annotating modernism, 91-128 (Scholarship. Annotating Pound. Editing Pound), chapter abstract].
    15. Gould, Keith. Playing Ball with Ezra Pound And other odd and interesting stories. BookBaby, 2020.
    16. Hakutani, Yoshinobu. American Haiku, Eastern Philosophies, and Modernist Poetics. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2020 [4. Ezra Pound, Imagism, and Haiku, 61-79].
    17. Hancock, Christopher. Christianity and Confucianism: Culture, Faith and Politics. London and New York: T&T Clark, 2020 [7. Memory, Rite and Tradition: The Chinese Origin of a Western Movement, 345-410 (Culture,  Memory and Hermeneutics: The Early 20th-Century Dilemma, 353-394. Ezra Pound, Imagism and 'The Orient,' 383-394)].
    18. Hawkes, David. The Reign of Anti-Logos: Performance in Postmodernity. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020 [7. Modernism, Inflation, and the Gold Standard, 161-192, chapter abstract].
    19. Hickok, Rufus. The Paris Bureau: How a Brooklyn Journalist Survived Jazz Age Paris with Help from Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound and his Family. New York: DIO P, 2020. An account of Guy and Mary Hickok, the author's great-grandparents, during the time they ran the Daily Brooklyn Eagle bureau.
    20. Hughes, Glenn.  From Dickinson to Dylan: Visions of Transcendence in Modernist Literature. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 2020 [4. History and Transcendence in Ezra Pound's Cantos and T.S. Eliot's Four Quartetschapter excerpt].
    21. James, Clive. The Fire of Joy: Roughly 80 Poems to Get by Heart and Say Aloud. London: Picador, 2020 [In a Station of the Metro Ezra Pound, 104-107 [the poem with commentary]].
    22. Lockerd, Martin. Decadent Catholicism and the Making of Modernism. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020.
    23. Longenbach, James.  The Lyric Now.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2020 [2. Home Thoughts, 14-23 (first pub. as "Ezra Pound at Home," Southwest Review 94.2 (2009): 147-159)].
    24. Marcus, Jane. Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger. Ed. and with an Introd. and Afterword by Jean Mills. Clemson: Clemson UP, 2020 [3. Between Men: Eliot, Pound, and Fresca, 75-100, chapter abstract].
    25. Marsh, John. The Puzzle of Poetry. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview P, 2020 [5. "No Ideas Except in Things": The Image in Poetry, 76-96].
    26. Montgomery, Will.  Short Form American Poetry: The Modernist Tradition. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2020 [1. Ezra Pound, H.D. and Imagism, 15-41, free online].
    27. Oppenheimer, Paul.  Poetry and Freedom: Discoveries in Aesthetics 1985-2018. London and New York: Anthem P, 2020 [3. Ezra Pound: The Solitary Volcano (rev. of Ezra Pound: The Solitary Volcano, by John Tytell)], 25-32, chapter abstract].
    28. Pateman, John. Orpington to Ontario 2019. Lulu.com, 2020 [Ezra Pound, 158-161].
    29. Pokrivčák, Anton. American Literature of the Twentieth Century: Modernism and After. Trnava: Pedagogická fakulta Trnavskej univerzity v Trnave, 2020 [Ezra Pound, 26-33]. Free online and here.
    30. Rasula, Jed.  Acrobatic Modernism from the Avant-Garde to Prehistory.  Oxford: Oxford UP, 2020 [4. Make It New, 163-200, chapter abstract].
    31. Rosner, Victoria. Machines for Living: Modernism and Domestic Life. New York: Oxford UP, 2020
    32. Samway, Patrick, S.J. John Berryman and Robert Giroux: A Publishing Friendship. Notre Dame, Indiana: U of Notre Dame P, 2020
    33. Stevenson, Guy. Anti-Humanism in the Counterculture. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020 [1. Introduction: Romanticism, Humanism and the Counterculture, 1-17 (No Bob Dylan Without Ezra Pound, 1-3); 2. Henry Miller and the Beats: An Anti-humanist Precedent, 19-57 (Miller and Ezra Pound, 42-45)]. Free online.
    34. The Translation and Transmission of Concrete Poetry. Eds. John Corbett and Ting Huang. New York and London: Routledge, 2020 [8. Constellations and Ideograms: Eugen Gomringer's Multilingual Concrete Poetry, by Raquel Abi-Sâmara, 127-149; 9. The Intermedial Recoding of Tradition in Augusto de Campos' intraduções, by Simone Homem de Mello, 150-167].
    35. Worthington, Pepper. To Venice: San Michele cemetery, Castello District of Venice, Basillica Di San Marco. Mount Olive, N.C.: Mount Olive College P, 2020 [In search of Ezra Pound's grave at San Michele cemetery].
    36. Ziolkowski, Theodore. Roman Poets in Modern Guise: The Reception of Roman Poetry since World War I. Rochester, N.Y.: Camden House, 2020 [2. Uses and Abuses of Horace, 30-75, chapter abstract and here].

     

    ARTICLES IN JOURNALS AND COLLECTIONS

    1. Alawi, Nabil, and Samah Jarrad.  "The translation of modern English poetry into Arabic: treating the idiosyncrasies of content and form." An-Najah University Journal of Research (Humanities) 34.3 (2020): 1-38. Free online.
    2. Armand, Louis. "'Barbaric Peoples of the Earth': The Avant-Garde and the Revolt Against Civilisation." Open Library of Humanities 6.1 (17 Apr. 2020), art. 10. Free online and here and here.
    3. Barrett, T. H. "Zen and the 'Image' in Tang Poetry." British Journal of Chinese Studies 10 (July 2020). Free online and here and here.
    4. Casillo, Robert. "Ezra Pound, John Adams, James Fenimore Cooper, and the Myth of the Venetian Republic." Letterature d'America: rivista trimestrale 40.179 (2020): 29-54.
    5. Cha, Dongho. "'Can't Move 'em with a Cold Thing like Economics': On Pound's Cantos 18 and 19." Philosophy and Literature 44.2 (Dec. 2020): 486-491. Excerpt and first page.
    6. Deng, Wensheng, and Ke Zhang.  "Translation Idea: What Is Under-appreciated by a Teacher of Scholar." Theory and Practice in Language Studies 10.7 (July 2020): 777-784. Free online and here.
    7. Doherty, Kitty. "The Fragmentation of Sappho: Materiality and Translation." Polyphony (The U of Manchester) 2.2 (April 2020). Free online.
    8. Eisner, Martin. "Dante and the Spectrum of Medieval Vernacular Poetry, or, How Giacomo and Joyce, Brunetto and Eliot, and Bertran and Pound Rhyme." Approaches to Teaching Dante's Divine Comedy. Second ed. Eds. Christopher Kleinhenz and Kristina Olson. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2020. 88-95.
    9. Epifania, Giovanna. "Interdisciplinarity and transculturalism in Ezra Pound's Guide to Kulchur." Culture and the Legacy of Anthropology Transatlantic Approaches 1870-1930. A Reader. Maristella Trulli, Maristella Gatto, and Alessandra Squeo (eds.). Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, New York, Wien: Peter Lang, 2020. 383-396.
    10. Estrade, Charlotte. "Portraits of Ezra Pound: a diachronic approach to visual and poetic manifestoes." Savoirs en prisme 12 (septembre 2020): 119-128. Free online and here and here and here and here and here and here.
    11. Fang, Xia. "Translation as Creative Writing Practice." New Writing, Published online: 11 June 2020. Abstract.
    12. Gao, Ning, and Wang Feng. "A Study on the Tang Poetry Translation in the Perspective of 'Harmony-guided Three-level Poetry Translation Criteria' - a Case Study of Li Bai's 'Climbing the Phoenix Terrace in Jinling.'" European Journal of Applied Linguistics Studies 3.1 (2020): 30-40 [comparing and analyzing translations of Li Bai's poem 登金陵凤凰台 by Sun Dayu, Xu Yuanchong, Ezra Pound (translated as "The City of Choan"), and Robert Payne]. Free online and here.
    13. Georges, Emilie. "Ezra Pound's Representations of Sexual Intercourse and the Female Genitalia in The Cantos." Miranda. Revue pluridisciplinaire du monde anglophone / multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal on the English-speaking world 21 (2020). Free online and here and here and here and here.
    14. Gerard, Philip.  "Pound Notes in German Markets: Paul Celan, Usury, and the Postwar Currency of Ezra Pound."  Modernism/modernity 27.1 (January 2020): 125-145. Free online and here.
    15. Green, Fiona. "'Black Obsidian Diana': Moore, Pound, and the Curation of Race." The Yearbook of English Studies 50 (2020): 61-80. Free online and here.
    16. Greve, Julius. "Radioactivity and the Typewriter's Breath: Practical Aesthetics in Pound and Olson." Practical Aesthetics. Ed. Bernd Herzogenrath. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. 215-225. Chapter abstract.
    17. Guo, Cheng. "Ezra Pound's Translation of Chinese Poetry." International Journal of Education and Management 5.3 (Sept. 2020): 34-36. Free online.
    18. Hall, Geoff. "Literature, Challenge, and Mediation in 21st Century Language Learning." Literature in Language Learning: New Approaches. Eds. Ana Bela Almeida, Ulrike Bavendiek, and Rosalba Biasini. Research-publishing.net, 2020. 7-13 [3. An example: reading Pound's 'River-merchant's wife' in China, 10-12]. Free online and here and here and here.
    19. Hall, Jason David.  "Sonic Forms: Ezra Pound's Anti-Metronome Modernism in Context."  Sound and Literature. Ed. Anna Snaith.  Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2020. 74-91. Chapter summary.
    20. Hama, Bakhtiar Sabir.  "Imagism and Imagery in the Selected Poems of Major Imagist Poets." Koya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 3.1 (June 2020): 88-93 [in part, on "In a Station of the Metro"]. Free online and here and here.
    21. Han, John J. "'Go in Fear of Abstractions': Ezra Pound and the Beginning of American Haiku." POMPA: Publications of the Mississippi Philological Association 37 (2020): 115-135. Free online.
    22. Hendra, Judith. "B.H. Dias and the Baker Collection." Make It New 5.4 (Winter 2020).
    23. Hendra, Judith. "Mr B.H. Dias and Mr Wyndham Lewis." Make It New 5.4 (Winter 2020).
    24. Houwen, Andrew.  "'Min's Lamp in Nippon': Ezra Pound and Japanese Neoconfucianism."  Essays and Studies in British & American Literature 66 (2020): 23-37.  Free online and here and here.
    25. "In Memoriam Caterina Ricciardi, 1947-2020." Make It New 5.4 (Winter 2020). Contents: Caterina Ricciardi 1947-2020, by Massimo Bacigalupo; Caterina Ricciardi - Photo Essay; Luca Gallesi Interviews Caterina Ricciardi, translated and annotated by Archie Henderson and Massimo Bacigalupo; Caterina Ricciardi Bibliography 1977-2020, by Archie Henderson.
    26. "In Memoriam Eva Hesse, 1925-2020."  Make It New 5.4 (Winter 2020). Contents: Eva Hesse - A Memoir, by Richard Dean Taylor; Eva Hesse - Photo Essay; Eva Hesse Bibliography 1950-2012, by Archie Henderson.
    27. "In Memoriam Marcella Spann Booth, 1932-2020." Make It New 5.4 (Winter 2020). Contents: Encountering Marcella Spann Booth, by Richard Dean Taylor; Marcella Spann Booth (1932-2020), by Walter Baumann; Marcella Spann Booth - Photo Essay; Marcella Spann Booth Bibliography 1957-2012, by Archie Henderson.
    28. Jeffery, Lucy. "Ezra Pound and Constantin Brancusi: Sculptural Form and the Struggle to 'Make It Cohere.'" Word & Image 36.3 (July 2020): 237-247. Free online.
    29. Jiang Hongxin. "Painting and Poetry: Ezra Pound's 'Seven Lakes Canto' and Eight Views of Xiao Xiang." Revista Brasileira de Literatura Comparada 22.41 (set./dez. 2020): 84-94. Free online and here and here and here.
    30. Kennedy, Kevin. "'Between Law and Transgression: Literature as a (Non-) Civilizing Strategy in the Early 20th Century.'" Open Library of Humanities 6.1 (3 June 2020), art. 17. Free online and here and here.
    31. Li, Qingben. "China Question of American Imagism." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 22.5 (December 2020), Art. 12 [2. The Influences of Chinese Art and Poetry on Ezra Pound; 3. Pound's Appropriations of Ancient Chinese Poetry]. Free online.
    32. Ma, Xiao, and Lili Dang.  "New Cosmopolitanism as a Way out of Ethical Dilemma in Foreignization: A Comparison of Ezra Pound's and Yuanchong Xu's Classical Chinese Poetry Translation."  International Journal of Applied Linguistics and Translation 6.1 (March 2020): 1-11.  Free online and here.
    33. May, Will. "'The Builder's Whim': Pound, Ethics, and the Whimsical Poet." Literary Imagination, Published: 17 May 2020. Abstract.
    34. May, Will. "The Long Poem after Pound." A Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Poetry, 1960-2015. Eds. Wolfgang Görtschacher and David Malcolm. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2020. 191-198. Chapter abstract.
    35. Mayer, Andre. "No prize for Pound." Letter to the editor. Times Literary Supplement 6099 (Feb. 21, 2020).
    36. Mortson, Darren Douglas. "'Down in a Bhud Mess': Ezra Pound, Ernest Fenollosa and Buddhism." Mejiro University Journal of Humanities 16 (Mar. 2020): 17-35. Free online and here and here and here.
    37. Musliha, Waleed Shihan, and Raafat N. Muneer Al-Heety. "The Use of Metaphorcity in the Poetry of Ezra Pound and Sylvia Plath: A Comparative Study." International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change 14.7 (2020): 935-946. Free online.
    38. Odom, Nicholas. "T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, and Literary Tradition." The Macksey Journal (The Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium at Johns Hopkins U) 1 (2020), Art. 165. Free online and here.
    39. Pascolini-Campbell, Claire. "François Villon on the Radio: Ezra Pound's Adaptation of The Testament for the BBC." Adapting the Canon: Mediation, Visualization, Interpretation. Eds. Ann Lewis and Silke Arnold-de Simine. Cambridge: Legenda, Modern Humanities Research Association, 2020. 197-210. Abstract.
    40. Salloom, Aida Thamer, and Omar Ra'oof Abbood. "Cross-Cultural Poetry: The Influence of Japanese Haiku Poetry on English Modern Poetry/ A Comparative Study." Journal of University of Shanghai for Science and Technology 22.10 (October 2020): 1944-1956. Free online.
    41. Sanders, Edward. From "'The Life of Pound' Sect. 8-9." Blazing Stadium 2 (2020) [8. Publishing Some Cantos of Ezra Pound, Fall 1967. 9. The Finality of Ezra Pound, July 2020]. Free online.
    42. Shershnova, Anna. "Meaning-Making Through Montage in English-Language Haiku."  Lege Artis: Language Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow (U of SS Cyril and Methodius in Trnava) 5.1 (June 2020): 314-349. Free online.
    43. Stevens, Jeremy. "What the Nightingale Sings: History, Lyric, and the Modernist Epic." ELH 87.1 (Spring 2020): 245-272 [a reading of the figure of the nightingale in T.S. Eliot's "A Game of Chess" section in The Waste Land and Ezra Pound's Canto 20]. Abstract and first page.
    44. Stevenson, Guy. "Diluting Holy Writ: From the 'Men of 1914' to the Beat Generation." Textual Practice 34.9 (Sept. 2020): 1575-1598. Abstract.
    45. Su, Kent.  "'Confucius at the "Apricot Altar"' in Ezra Pound's Canto XIII."  Notes and Queries 67.1 (March 2020): 137-138. Abstract.
    46. Tan, Joan Qionglin, and Sandro Jung. "Semiotic Fitness: The Chinese Written Character and its Metamorphosis in Modern American Poetry." Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik 45.1 (June 2020): 83-104. Abstract. First page.
    47. Vélez Olivera, Juanita. "Translation: The misleading keyword." Kulturella Perspektiv 29.3 (2020): 43-48. Free online.
    48. Williamson, Andrew. "Pound 'Re/ Sound.'" Journal of Modern Literature 43.4 (Summer 2020): 1-17. Free online.
    49. Wu, Fan. "Twilight Zone of the Tongue: Vignettes of Translingualism." The Capilano Review 3.42 (Fall 2020). Excerpt.
    50. Zheng, John. "Ezra Pound's Translation: A Gateway for Literary Modernism and Cultural Exchanges." POMPA: Publications of the Mississippi Philological Association 37 (2020): 207-222. Free online.

     

    REVIEWS

    1. Agathocleous, Tanya. Rev. of Quaint, Exquisite: Victorian Aesthetics and the Idea of Japan, by Grace E. Lavery. Victorian Studies 63.2 (Winter 2021): 275-277. First page and here.
    2. Allen, Will. Rev. of Sound and Literature, ed. Anna Snaith. Textual Practice, Published online: 26 Nov. 2020. First page.
    3. Anon. Rev. of The Fall of America Journals, 1965-1971, by Allen Ginsberg, ed. Michael Schumacher. Kirkus Reviews 88.18 (15 Sept. 2020): 66. Free online.
    4. Azzopardi, Mark. Rev. of Natalia Cecire, Experimental: American Literature and the Aesthetics of KnowledgeAffirmations: Of the Modern 7.1 (16 June 2020). Free online and here.
    5. Belflower, James. "Emerging Improvisations: A Review of Writing in Real Time | Emergent Poetics from Whitman to the Digital." Rev. of Writing in Real Time: Emergent Poetics from Whitman to the Digital, by Paul Jaussen. Journal of Modern Literature 44.2 (Winter 2021): 162-169. Free online.
    6. Brooker, Joseph. Rev. of Serial Encounters: Ulysses and The Little Review, by Clare Hutton. Modernism/modernity 27.4 (Dec. 2020): 853-855. Excerpt and first page.
    7. Bugaj, Malgorzata. "Futurist Cinema / Cubism and Futurism." Rev. of two books, including Cubism and Futurism: Spiritual Machines and the Cinematic Effect, by R. Bruce Elder. NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies 9.1 (Spring 2020): 269-277. Free online and here.
    8. Byers, Mark. Rev. of Jacob Edmond, Make It the Same: Poetry in the Age of Global Media. The Review of English Studies, Published: 15 September 2020. Free online.
    9. Caserio, Robert L. "Audacious Reconciliation." Rev. of Rethinking G.K. Chesterton and Literary Modernism: Parody, Performance, and Popular Culture, by Michael Shallcross. Journal of Modern Literature 44.1 (Fall 2020): 186-190. Abstract and first pageFirst page.
    10. Catan, Wayne. Rev. of Hemingway and Pound: A Most Unlikely Friendship, by John Cohassey. Simply Charly, August 20, 2020. Free online.
    11. Chace, William M. Rev. of Modernism and the Law, by Robert Spoo. Common Knowledge 26.2 (Apr. 2020): 358-359. First page. Second page.
    12. Cleary, Heather. Rev. of Incomparable Empires: Modernism and the Translation of Spanish and American Literature, by Gayle Rogers.  Revista Hispánica Moderna 73.1 (June 2020): 133-136. Free online.
    13. Detwyler, Anatoly. Rev. of Make It the Same: Poetry in the Age of Global Media, by Jacob Edmond. Modernism/modernity 27.2 (April 2020): 420-423. Free online.
    14. Emerson, Caryl. Rev. of Utopias of One, by Joshua Kotin.  Common Knowledge 26.1 (Jan. 2020): 151-152.  Excerpt and first page.
    15. Ferreccio, Giuliana. Rev. of Michael Coyle and Roxana Preda, Ezra Pound and the Career of Modern Criticism. Make It New 5.4 (Winter 2020).
    16. Fèvre, Raphaël. Rev. of The Routledge Companion to Literature and Economics, eds. Matt Seybold and Michelle Chihara. The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Published online: 3 Sept. 2020. First page.
    17. Frayn, Andrew. Rev. of Oliver Tearle, The Great War, The Waste Land and the Modernist Long Poem. The Review of English Studies 71.298 (February 2020): 193-195.  Abstract.
    18. Henderson, Archie, and Christopher McVey. "Pound and Eliot." American Literary Scholarship 2018 (2020): 125-144 [short reviews, by Henderson, of Readings in the Cantos, Volume 1, ed. Richard Parker; Anderson Araujo, A Companion to Ezra Pound's "Guide to Kulchur"; Michael Coyle and Roxana Preda, Ezra Pound and the Career of Modern Criticism: Professional Attention; and "Astern in the Dinghy: Commentaries on Ezra Pound's Thrones de los Cantares 96-109," ed. Alexander Howard]. Excerpt and first page. First page.
    19. Henderson, John.  Rev. of They Keep It All Hid: Augustan Poetry, Its Antecedents and Reception, eds. Peter E. Knox, Hayden Pelliccia, and Alexander Sens. Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2020.03.03. Free online.
    20. Hibbard, Andrea.  "Modernism & the Law."  Rev. of Robert Spoo, Modernism and the LawEnglish Literature in Transition, 1880-1920 63.2 (2020): 258-261.  Excerpt and first page.
    21. Howard, Alexander. Rev. of Mark Byron and Sophia Barnes (eds.), Ezra Pound's and Olga Rudge's The Blue Spill: A Manuscript Critical Edition. Make It New 5.4 (Winter 2020).
    22. Kalck, Xavier. Rev. of The Great War, The Waste Land and the Modernist Long Poem, by Oliver Tearle.  Miranda. Revue pluridisciplinaire du monde anglophone / Multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal on the English-speaking world 20 (Mar. 2020). Free online and here.
    23. Ketteringham, Sean. Rev. of Christos Hadjiyiannis, Conservative Modernists: Literature and Tory Politics in Britain, 1900-1920Notes and Queries, Published: 16 April 2020. Abstract.
    24. Kettler, Andrew. Rev. of Filthy Material: Modernism and the Media of Obscenity, by Chris Forster.  Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Published online: 24 Feb. 2020.  Free online.
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    49. Tearle, Oliver.  Rev. of Christos Hadjiyiannis, Conservative Modernists: Literature and Tory Politics in Britain, 1900-1920The Review of English Studies 71.301 (September 2020): 795-796.  Abstract.
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    55. Wong, Edwin. Rev. of The Gift: How the Creative Spirit Transforms the World, by Lewis Hyde (Vintage, 2019 3rd edition (1983 original)). Doing Melpomene's Work, October 2020. Free online.
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    57. Zhu, Yanhong. Rev. of Make It the Same: Poetry in the Age of Global Media, by Jacob Edmond.  Chinese Literature, Essays, Articles, Reviews 42 (Dec 2020): 194-198. First page.

     

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