Bibliography of English Language Scholarship on Ezra Pound  

Assembled and edited by Archie Henderson and Roxana Preda

 

 

2021

MONOGRAPHS

  1. Houwen, Andrew. Ezra Pound's Japan. London & New York: Bloomsbury, 2021. Abstract and Table of ContentsChapter abstracts.
  2. Marsh, Alec. Ezra Pound's Washington Cantos and the Struggle for Light. London & New York: Bloomsbury, 2021. Chapter abstracts.
  3. Scholes, Robert and David Ben-Merre. Super Schoolmaster. Ezra Pound as Teacher, Then and Now. New York: SUNY P, 2021. Contents: Preface: Back to Basics, by Robert Scholes, xi-xvi - Preface: In a Station, by David Ben-Merre, xvii-xxi - Introduction, 1-7 - 1. Pounding the Academy: The Poet as Student and Teacher, 9-32 - 2. The Critic as Teacher: Pound's "New Method" in Scholarship, 33-60 - 3. How to Read Comparatively, 61-85 - 4. Periodical Studies, 87-113 - 5. The Instructor as Propagandist, 115-135 - Afterword: Schools of Fish, by David Ben-Merre, 137-147. Abstract.
  4. Webster, Chris. Study Notes Selected Poems Ezra Pound. Third Edition. 2021. Contents: Introduction; Biography; Portrait d'une femme; The Seafarer; The Garden; Salutation; Salutation the Second; Commission; The Bath Tub; In a Station of the Metro; The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter; Lament of the Frontier Guard; The City of Choan; Hugh Mauberley (parts IV and V); Canto I; Canto CXVI; Themes; Style; Pound's Advice to Poets; Examination Questions; Write Your Own Canto; Georgian Poetry; Haiku. "These study notes cover a selection of Ezra Pound's Selected Poems (see contents). They are suitable for any syllabus at advanced level, particularly A-level English Literature syllabuses. They include a biography, questions on the poems, commentaries, sample examination questions, short essays on themes and styles, as well as several extras. The text of all the set poems is included. The third edition includes more examination questions and an essay on Intertextuality."

 

DISSERTATIONS

  1. Berger, Dianne. "'Where—Am I?': H.D.'s Search for Identity." Diss. Georgia State U, 2021. Free online.
  2. Grønlie, Espen. "Cosmopolitanism and/or ethnicism: Ezra Pound's multilingual poetics." Diss. U of Oslo, 2021. Free online.
  3. Slabbert, Talitha. "Maritime Metaphorics in Modernist Literature." Diss. U of Oxford, 2021 [4. Mare Liberum and Mare Nostro: Maritime Trade and Ideology in The Cantos of Ezra Pound, 212-268]. Free online and here.
  4. Smith, Samuel. "Modernist Amateur Economists: Heterodox Economic Theory and British Literary Modernism." Diss. Washington U in St. Louis, 2021 [3. T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, and Heterodox Economic Theory, 192-280]. Free online.

 

ESSAY COLLECTIONS AND COLLECTIVE VOLUMES

  1. Baumann, Walter, John Gery and Alexander McKnight, eds. Cross-Cultural Ezra Pound. Clemson: Clemson UP, 2021.
    Contents: Preface, by David McKnight, ix-x -- Introduction: Six Ways a Sunday: The Cross-Cultural Realm of Ezra Pound, by John Gery, Walter Baumann, and David McKnight, 1-14 -- I. Pound’s Cross-Cultural Genesis -- 1. Pound’s Modern (Metrical) Education, by Ira Nadel, 17-26 -- 2. The First Imagists, by William Pratt, 27-36 -- 3. Pound and/or Franklin: A Reading of Canto 31, by John Gery, 37-50 -- II. Pound’s Cross-Cultural Poetics -- 4. Pound’s Vorticist Theory and H.D.’s “Oread,” by Yoshiko Kita, 53-65 -- 5. Fenollosa and Pound: The Authorship Question of The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry, by Lin Wei, 67-78 -- 6. Pound’s Composition of Canto 16: “j’entendis des voix,” by John Beall, 79-90 -- 7. The Genealogy of the China Cantos, by Kent Su, 91-102 -- III. Pound and Cross-Cultural Questions of Translation -- 8. The Poetics of Queering Translation in Ezra Pound’s Homage to Sextus Propertius, by Christian Bancroft, 105-117 -- 9. Rainer Maria Gerhardt and Ezra Pound, by Walter Baumann, 119-125 -- 10. “Cantos” or “Cantares”? Pound’s Reception in Two Romance Languages, by Viorica Patea, 127-146 -- IV. Cross-Cultural Perceptions of Pound and His Work -- 11. Ezra Pound and Caresse Crosby: From Black Sun to Roccasinibalda, by Anne Conover, 149-162 -- 12. Pound, Bergson, and the Vortex of Memory, by Jonathan Pollock, 163-172 -- 13. Ritual and Performance in The Pisan Cantos and H.D.’s Trilogy, by Giuliana Ferreccio, 173-186 -- 14. A Carthaginian Peace: Kenner, Watts, and the Founding of Pound Studies, by Michael Coyle, 187-202. AbstractChapter abstracts.
  2. Tryphonopoulos, Demetres P. and Ira B. Nadel, eds. Approaches to Teaching Pound's Poetry and Prose. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 2021.
    Contents:
     Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Part One: Materials -- Editions, 3-6 -- Other Primary Sources, 6-8 -- Modern Critical Reception, 8-14 -- Biographical Backgrounds, 14-16 -- Reference Materials, 16-17 -- Multimedia Resources, 17-18 -- Pound and Pedagogy, 18-19 -- Part Two: Approaches -- Introduction, by Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos and Ira B. Nadel, 23-29 -- Teaching the Poetry and the Controversial Poet -- Teaching Celebrity Pound, by Ira B. Nadel, 30-7 -- "Free from Emotional Slither": Gender: Sexuality, and Pound's Ejaculations, by Jennifer Morley, 39-48 -- Pound among the Women, by Susan McCabe, 49-58 -- Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Conspiracy Theories in Pound's Rome Radio Speeches, by Trevor Sawler, 59-68 -- "Out of Key with His Time"- Pound as Poet in Exile, by John Gery, 69-78 -- Pound and Difficulty, by Leonard Diepeveen and J. Matthew Huculak, 79-87 -- Pound's Aesthetics -- Pound's Prosody for the Classroom, by Stephen J. Adams, 88-99 -- Patience for the "Ancients": Studying Classical Allusions in Pound's Prosodic Practice, by Sara Dunton, 100-11 -- Pound and the Early-Twentieth-Century Visual Revolution, by Rebecca Beasley, 112-22 -- Vorticism, the Palimpsest, the Ideogram, and Pound's Understanding of Chinese Historiography in The Cantos, by Jennifer Ryan-Bryant, 123-32 -- Pound's China: Teaching 'The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter" and Canto 49, by Zhaoming Qian, 133-44 -- Pound's Economics and Politics, by Alec Marsh, 145-54 -- Classroom Contexts -- The Cantos in a Quarter, by Brian M. Reed, 155-64 -- Using Electronic Resources and Information Technologies to Teach Pound's Guide to Kulchur and Canto 45, by Anderson D. Araujo, 165-75 -- Usury, Poetry, and Art: Canto 45, by Peter Nicholls, 176-85 -- Pound as Noh Student: The Lessons of Hagoromo, by Carrie J. Preston, 184-92 -- Pound and Periodicals: Editing Modernism, by Craig Monk, 193-201 -- "Poundian Ambition on the Semester System": Pound, the Avant-Garde, and the Academy, by Alan Golding, 202-212 -- Notes on Contributors, 213-216 -- Survey Respondents, 217-18 -- Works Cited, 219-40.

 

VOLUMES INCLUDING MATERIAL ON EZRA POUND 

  1. Altieri, Charles. Modernist Poetry and the Limitations of Materialist Theory: The Importance of Constructivist Values. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 2021 [3. Ezra Pound and Marianne Moore: Why Imagism Could Not Suffice, 80-114, chapter excerpt].
  2. Andrews, Richard. Polyrhythmicity in Language, Music and Society: Complex Time Relations in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Singapore: Springer, 2021 [6. Polyrhythmicity in Poetry, 69-88 (6.6. Pound's Cantos as Fugue, 77-83), chapter abstract].
  3. Antliff, Mark. Sculptors Against the State: Anarchism and the Anglo-European Avant-Garde. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State UP, 2021 [4. Into the Vortex: Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Ezra Pound, and Sculptural Nominalism].
  4. Arrington, Lauren. The Poets of Rapallo: How Mussolini's Italy shaped British, Irish, and U.S. Writers. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2021. Chapter abstracts.
  5. Cleary, Joe. Modernism, Empire, World Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2021 [2. 'It Uccedes Lundun': Logics of Literary Decline and 'Renaissance' from Tocqueville and Arnold to Yeats and Pound, 49-102, chapter summary].
  6. Conversations with Donald Hall. Eds. John Martin-Joy, Allan Cooper, and Richard Rohfritch. Jackson, MS: UP of Mississippi, 2021.
  7. Feldman, Matthew, Anna Svendsen and Erik Tönning, eds. Historicizing Modernists: Approaches to Archivalism. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2021. Partial contents: 3. '[E]s die höchste Zeit ist' to Re-consider Ideology: Ezra Pound and Nazi Germany, by Svetlana Ehtee, 71-86; 4. Will this Yowling Never Cease? The Pound/Agresti Correspondence and the Changing Scope of Ezra Pound Studies, by Alec Marsh, 87-98; 9. Modernist Studies and the Networking of Digital Collections: Lessons from the Social Sciences, by Archie Henderson, 173-188, free onlineChapter abstracts.
  8. Hall, Donald. Old Poets: Reminiscences & Opinions. With an introd. by Wesley McNair. Boston, Massachusetts: Godine, 2021.
  9. Hanif, Dr. A Rosary of Poesy.  Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India: Booksclinic Publishing, 2021 [Critical Appreciation of the Poem "In a Station of the Metro," 32-34].
  10. Hatlen, Burton. Open Form in American Poetry: Essays. Ed. Bruce Holsapple. Orono, ME: U of Maine P, 2021 ["All That Sandro Knew": Ezra Pound and the Pre-Raphaelite Aesthetic (address, Modern Language Association Annual Convention, New York City, 27-30 December 2002); Ezra Pound's Pisan Cantos and the Origins of Projective Verse].
  11. Iskander, Ghareeb. English Poetry and Modern Arabic Verse: Translation and Modernity. London and New York: I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited, 2021 [3. Al-Sayyāb's translational contribution, 101-143 (in part, on the translation by Badr Shākir al-Sayyāb of "The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter"), chapter extract].
  12. Jones, Hester. Twentieth-Century Poetry & Christian Belief: Deep Calls to Deep. Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 2021.
  13. Kiely, Kevin. I Shot the President's Verse: Selected Literary Journalism. Areopagitica Publishing, 2021 [rev. of Posthumous Cantos, ed. Massimo Bagicalupo, 217-220; rev. of "Literchoor Is My Beat": A Life of James Laughlin, Publisher of New Directions, by Ian MacNiven, 221-230].
  14. Leonard, Tom. passing through: Poetry and Prose. With an afterword from James Kelman. Glasgow: The Common Breath, 2021.
  15. Leveque, James P. Words like Fire: Prophecy and Apocalypse in Apollinaire, Marinetti and Pound. [Studies in Comparative Literature 50] MHRA, 2021. Abstract.
  16. Logan, William. Broken Ground: Poetry and the Demon of History. New York: Columbia UP, 2021 [Pound's China / Pound's Cathay, 321-336, first page].
  17. McCabe, Susan. H. D. & Bryher: An Untold Love Story of Modernism. New York, NY: Oxford UP, 2021.
  18. Moss, Gemma. Modernism, Music and the Politics of Aesthetics. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2021 [3. Ezra Pound, music and fascism: towards Canto 75]. Abstract and Table of Contents.
  19. Perloff, Marjorie. Infrathin: An Experiment in Micropoetics. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2021 [3. Reading the Verses Backward: The Invention of Pound's Canto Page, 91-119, first page].
  20. Piantanida, Cecilia. Sappho and Catullus in Twentieth-Century Italian and North American Poetry. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2021 [2. Modernist Rites, 53-84 (Sappho and Catullus Imagistes. Angels and drabs in Pound’s Lustra (1917), 58-65; Sappho and Catullus beyond Imagism. The second phase in Pound's reception: The two masks of Eros, 79-80; The third phase in Pounds reception: Private and public poetry, 81-84), chapter abstract].
  21. Poupard, Duncan. Translation/re-Creation: Southwest Chinese Naxi Manuscripts in the West. London and New York: Routledge, 2021 [4. From Rock to Pound (and beyond), 148-186; chapter bibliography].
  22. Rowland, Antony. Metamodernism and Contemporary British Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2021 [2. Continuing 'Poetry Wars' in Twenty-First-Century British Poetry, 42-58, chapter summary; 4. Iconoclasm and Enigmatical Commitment, 88-116, chapter summary].
  23. Rulo, Kevin. Satiric Modernism. Clemson: Clemson UP, 2021.
  24. Sumner, Tyne Daile. Lyric Eye: The Poetics of Twentieth-Century Surveillance. London: Routledge India, 2021. Chapter abstracts.
  25. Trousdale, Rachel. Humor, Empathy, and Community in Twentieth-Century American Poetry. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2021 [4. "Shocked at my Levity": Humor and Immortality in Ezra Pound, 123-155, chapter abstract].
  26. Twentieth-Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context. Linda De Roche, ed. [Santa Barbara, CA]: ABC-CLIO, [2021]. 4 vols. [Vol. 1: Cantos, The, Ezra Pound, 193-195; Vol. 3. Pound, Ezra].
  27. Zamsky, Robert L. Orphic Bend: Music and Innovative Poetics. Tuscaloosa, AL: U of Alabama P, 2021 [1. Opera, Poetics, and the Fate of Humanism: Ezra Pound and Charles Bernstein, 14-41].

 

ARTICLES IN JOURNALS AND COLLECTIONS

  1. Abdulqadr, Kizhan Salar, Roz Jamal Omer, and Ranjdar Hama Sharif. "Ezra Pound's Poetry between Victorianism and Modernism: A Historical-Biographical Analysis." Technium Social Sciences Journal 21 (July 2021): 826-832. Free online and here and here and here.
  2. Aji, Hélène. "Paideuma: The Ethics of Scholarly Criticism." Paideuma: Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics 45 (2018 [pub. 2021]): 3-12. In part, on Marcella Spann Booth's correspondence with Carroll Terrell concerning her essay "Through the Smoke Hole": Ezra Pound's Last Year at St. Elizabeths," Paideuma 3.3 (Winter 1974): 329-334.
  3. Allen, Austin. "Hard Line Politics: On the Myth of Free Verse." The Los Angeles Review of Books, November 23, 2021. Free online.
  4. Araujo, Anderson. "After Many Gods: T. S. Eliot and the Nagging Question of Ezra Pound's Beliefs." Renascence 73.1 (Winter 2021): 13-28. Abstract and first page. Extract.
  5. Asciuto, Nicoletta. "A Half-Watt Light for Photography in Ezra Pound's 'Medallion' (1920)." Notes and Queries 68.3 (Dec. 2021): 347-351. Abstract.
  6. Baker, Jack. "The Cantos, Ezra Pound (1925-1962)." Twentieth-Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context. Vol. 1 A-D. Linda De Roche, Ed. Santa Barbara, California and Denver, Colorado: ABC-CLIO, 2021. 193-195.
  7. Blechman, R. O. "The Downfall of Ezra Pound." Sketchbook. The New York Times, Aug. 6, 2021. Free online.
  8. Bradburn, Rebecca. "'On the Fly-Leaf': Basil Bunting and the (Peri)Textual Condition." Oxford Research in English 12 (Summer 2021): 1-22. Free online and here.
  9. Byron, Mark. "The Admonitions Scroll in Pound's Aesthetic." Ezra Pound Review (The Ezra Pound Society of Japan) 23 (2021): 3-33. Free online.
  10. Casella, Stefano Maria. "The Ash Tree as 'unwobbling pivot' in Pound's Early and Late Poetry." Trees in Literatures and the Arts: HumanArboreal Perspectives in the Anthropocene. Eds. Carmen Concilio and Daniela Fargione. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2021. 95-110.
  11. Davis, Nathaniel. "Language, Philosophy, and Kulchur: Pound's Neo-Confucian Neoplatonism." Paideuma: Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics 45 (2018 [pub. 2021]): 147-162.
  12. Diaper, Jeremy. "Farming and Agriculture in Literary Modernism." Modernist Cultures 16.1 (Feb. 2021): 86-113. Abstract.
  13. Donnelly, Susan. "Pound Unbound." Letter to the Editor. The New York Times, Aug. 27, 2021. On "The Downfall of Ezra Pound," R. O. Blechman's Sketchbook for Aug. 6. Free online and here.
  14. Fang, Grace Po-ting. "'Chinoiserie' in Pound's Cathay and Chinese Poetry Translation." International Journal of Language and Literature 9.2 (December 2021): 27-36. Free online.
  15. Feng, Shi-yun, and Wen-li Ma. "A Study on the Metaphorical Translation of Pound's Book of Songs from the Perspective of Cognitive Linguistics." Journal of Literature and Art Studies 11.10 (October 2021): 742-746. Free online and here.
  16. Frisardi, Andrew. "'Towards This Big Objective': A Conversation with Peter Russell." Los Angeles Review of Books, November 7, 2021. An interview which took place on November 14, 2000, at La Turbina. Free online.
  17. Güvel, Ayşe. "A Comparative Study of Ezra Pound's Cantos on the domain of symbolism and W. B. Yeats's occultism through A Vision." Technium Social Sciences Journal 20 (June 2021): 935-943. Free online and here.
  18. Haas, Andrew. "Continuities of Racial Fascism: Louis Till and Black Marxism in the Pisan Cantos." Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures 5.1 (June 2021): 80-93. Free online and here and here.
  19. Harris, James. "Pound rocks." The Spectator, January 17, 2021. Free online and here.
  20. Hawkes, David. "Modernism, Inflation and the Gold Standard in T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound." Modernist Cultures 16.3 (Aug. 2021): 316-339. Abstract.
  21. Hirsch, Edward. "Poetic Transmission: Ezra Pound, 'The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter' (1914–1918)—By Rihaku [Li Bai]." Literary Imagination 23.3 (Nov. 2021): 316-325. Extract.
  22. Ho, Tammy Lai-Ming. "Trans-Cultural and Trans-Temporal Translations." The Epoch of Universalism 1769-1989 L'époque de l'universalisme 1769-1989. Eds. Franck Hofmann and Markus Messling. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter, 2021. 141-155. Free online and here and here.
  23. Hunter, Nathaniel. "Personal devotions can guide us to God. What Ezra Pound and St. Maximilian Kolbe taught me about devotions." U.S. Catholic 86.3 (March 2021): 21-25. Free online.
  24. "In memoriam Emily Mitchell Wallace." Paideuma: Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics 45 (2018 [pub. 2021]): 283-284. With a photograph of Wallace by Walter Baumann on p. 283.
  25. Kalisch, Michael. "Herzog in Venice: Richard Stern's Stitch, Ezra Pound, and Jewish American Literary History." Studies in the Novel 53.3 (Fall 2021): 266-284. Excerpt and first page.
  26. Karam, Khaled Mostafa, and Helmy Elfiel. "An Experimental Appraisal of the Acquisition of Creative Literary Compression versus Descriptive Texts." Creativity Research Journal, Published online: 31 Jan. 2021 [in part, on "In a Station of the Metro"]. Abstract.
  27. Kennedy, Joe. "Country Matters: Poets enjoy a peacock dinner to honour one of their own at the suggestion of Lady Gregory."  Independent.ie, August 1, 2021. Free online.
  28. Kuang, Jianmin, and Zixun He A Study on the Translation Aesthetics in Cathay based on Pound's Translation Theory of Recreation." Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 5.7 (July 2021): 19-25. Free online and here.
  29. Lee, Sze Wah Sarah. "Anglo-French Poetic Exchanges in the Little Magazines, 1908-1914." Modernist Cultures 16.3 (Aug. 2021): 340-366. Abstract.
  30. Lipin, G. "Eliciting Etymo-Sinography: Ernest Fenollosa's Treatise The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry." The World of the Orient 3 (2021): 66-71. Free online.
  31. Majeed, Rimah Muhy. "A Pragmatic Analysis of Personal Deixesin Lyrical Poetry: Ezra Pound's Lyrics 'Girl' and 'A Virginal.'" Journal of the College of Education for Women (U of Baghdad, Iraq) 32.1 (March 28, 2021): 18-25. Free online and here.
  32. Martínez Martínez, Faustino. "Some Brief Notes on Ezra Pound and Roman Law." Challenges to Legal Theory: Essays in Honour of Professor José Iturmendi Morales. Eds.: María José Falcón y Tella and Juan Antonio Martínez Muñoz. Leiden and Boston: Brill | Nijhoff, 2021. 79-96. First two pages.
  33. McDowell, Paula. "Reading McLuhan Reading (and Not Reading)." Textual Practice 35.9 (Sept. 2021): 1391-1417. Free online and here and here.
  34. Moody, A. David. "Fact Check." Make It New 6.1-2 (Winter 2021).
  35. Palaima, Thomas. "Pound and Owen: A Correction." Paideuma: Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics 45 (2018 [pub. 2021]): 243-248.
  36. "Pound, Ezra." Twentieth-Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context. Vol. 3 L-Q. Linda De Roche, Ed. Santa Barbara, California and Denver, Colorado: ABC-CLIO, 2021.
  37. Rodal, Jocelyn. "The Metaphor as an Equation: Ezra Pound and the Similitudes of Representation." The Palgrave Handbook of Literature and Mathematics. Robert Tubbs, Alice Jenkins, Nina Engelhardt, Eds. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021. 529-549. Chapter abstract and referencesSecond page preview.
  38. Sawyer, Richard. "The Fascist Ammassi and the Chinese Granary System in Pound's Cantos." Make It New 6.1-2 (Winter 2021).
  39. Selub, Steven. "Pound Unbound." Letter to the Editor. The New York Times, Aug. 27, 2021. On "The Downfall of Ezra Pound," R. O. Blechman's Sketchbook for Aug. 6. Free online and here.
  40. Sherry, Vincent. "Transitions, Turns." British Literature in Transition, 1900-1920: A New Age? Ed. James Purdon. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge UP, 2021. 229-243 (esp. 233-239).
  41. Smith, Marilyn Schwinn. "John Cournos Among the Imagists: Prelude to Petrograd." Journal of Russian American Studies 5.1 (May 2021): 24-47. Free online and here and here and here and here.
  42. Su, Kent. "Landscapes and Taoism in Ezra Pound's Cantos." Neohelicon 48.1 (June 2021): 179-210. On the Taoist elements in the evocation of Chinese landscapes in Pound's Cantos 4 and 49. Free online and here and here.
  43. Tang Wei. "Transnational Imagination of China in Ezra Pound's and William Carlos Williams' Poetics." English Language, Literature & Culture 6.1 (March 2021): 7-13. Free online and here and here.
  44. Tryphonopoulos, Panayiotes T. "'Sailing after Knowledge': From the Modernist Periplus to the Mosaic of the Electronic Age." Make It New 6.1-2 (Winter 2021).
  45. Wu, Min-Hua. "Xu Yuanchong as a Touchstone for Ezra Pound's Translation of Tang Poetry." Comparative Literature: East & West 5.1 (2021): 88-102. Free online and here and here and here.
  46. Yu, Hailing. "Verbal Art in Translation: A Hasanian Perspective on The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter." Language Sciences 87 (Sept. 2021), art. 101415. Abstract.

 

REVIEWS

  1. Aguirre, Mercedes. "Outlaw from the rules of life: The political radicalization of a 1920s avant-garde icon." Rev. of Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger, by Jane Marcus, ed. Jean Mills. Times Literary Supplement 6184 (Oct. 8, 2021). Excerpt and here.
  2. Akers, Dmitri. Rev. of Ezra Pound's Washington Cantos and the Struggle for Light, by Alec Marsh. The Modernist Review, 8 November 2021. Free online.
  3. Anon. Rev. of François Villon in English Poetry: Translation and Influence, by Claire Pascolini-Campbell. Medium Aevum 90.1 (2021): 193. Excerpt.
  4. Anon. Rev. of From Dickinson to Dylan: Visions of Transcendence in Modernist Literature, by Glenn Hughes. ProtoView 2 (Mar 17, 2021).
  5. Belletto, Steven. Rev. of The Fall of America Journals, 1965-1971, by Allen Ginsberg, ed. Michael Schumacher. ALH Online Review, Series XXVII, Published online December 13, 2021. Free online.
  6. Brinkman, Bartholomew. Rev. of two books, including Jacob Edmond, Make It the Same: Poetry in the Age of Global Media. The Journal of Modern Periodical Studies 12.2 (2021): 273-280. Excerpt and first page.
  7. Byers, Mark. Rev. of Jacob Edmond, Make It the Same: Poetry in the Age of Global Media. The Review of English Studies 72.303 (February 2021): 212-214. Abstract.
  8. Casper, Michael. "Under the Bridge: On Samuel Greenberg." Rev. of Samuel Greenberg, Poems from the Greenberg Manuscripts, ed., and with an essay, by James Laughlin; new, expanded edition ed. Garrett Caples (New York: New Directions Publishing Corporation, 2019). LARB Quarterly Journal 31 (2021). In part, on the relationship between Pound and James Laughlin. Free online.
  9. Cercel, Larisa, and Iulia Cosma. Rev. of The Culture of Translation in Romania / Übersetzungskultur und Literaturübersetzen in Rumänien.  Eds. Maria Sass, Ştefan Baghiu, and Vlad Pojoga. Yearbook of Translational Hermeneutics 1 (Oct. 2021): 363-372. Free online and here and here.
  10. Chajes, Julie. Rev. of Tim Rudbøg and Eric Reenberg Sand, eds. Imagining the East: The  Early Theosophical Society. Correspondences 9.1 (2021): 129-135. Free online.
  11. Chambers, Matthew. Rev. of Annotating Modernism: Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets, by Amanda Golden. The Review of English Studies 72.305 (June 2021): 609-611. Abstract.
  12. Dowson, Jane. Rev. of Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger, by Jane Marcus, ed. with an introd. and afterword by Jean Mills. Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature 40.2 (Fall 2021): 412-414. Excerpt and first page.
  13. Dunagan, Patrick James. Rev. of Ezra Pound, Italy, and The Cantos, by Massimo Bacigalupo.  Rain Taxi (Winter 2020-2021). Online Feb. 4, 2021. Free online.
  14. Fabrizio, Alex. Rev. of Victoria Rosner, Machines for Living: Modernism and Domestic Life. Feminist Modernist Studies 4.3 (Sept. 2021): 391-393. First page.
  15. Flynn, Catherine. "Modernism at the Bar: Robert Spoo's Modernism and the Law." Journal of Modern Literature 44.2 (Winter 2021): 170-174. Abstract and first page and here.
  16. Fraiman, Susan. Rev. of Victoria Rosner, Machines for Living: Modernism and Domestic Life. MFS Modern Fiction Studies 67.3 (Fall 2021): 599-602. Excerpt and first page.
  17. Frank, Joan. "In 'Old Poets,' Donald Hall dished on Robert Frost, T.S. Eliot and more." Rev. of Old Poets: Reminiscences & Opinions, by Donald Hall. The Washington Post, Dec. 24, 2021. Free online.
  18. Gilbert, Roger. Rev. of The Music of Time: Poetry in the Twentieth Century, by John Burnside. Wallace Stevens Journal 45.2 (Fall 2021): 271-274. Excerpt and first page.
  19. Girard, Melissa. Rev. of Modernism Edited: Marianne Moore and the Dial Magazine, by Victoria Bazin. The Journal of Modern Periodical Studies 12.1 (2021): 125-130. Excerpt and first page.
  20. Goodspeed-Chadwick, Julie. Rev. of Annotating Modernism: Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets, by Amanda Golden. Feminist Modernist Studies, Published online: 21 July 2021. First page.
  21. Guadagnucci, Lorenzo. "Pound's Italy, almost a love story." Rev. of Ezra Pound, È inutile che io parli: Interviste e incontri italiani 1925-1972, a cura di Luca Gallesi (Milano: De Piante Editore, 2021). Italy24 News English, 27 August 2021. Free online. A translation of Guadagnucci, "L'Italia di Pound, quasi una storia d'amore," Quotidiano Nazionale, 27 agosto 2021. Free online.
  22. Henderson, Archie, and Christopher McVey. "Pound and Eliot." American Literary Scholarship 2019 (2021): 111-131 [short reviews, by Henderson, of Cathay: A Critical Edition by Ezra Pound, ed. Timothy Billings; Peter Liebregts, Translations of Greek Tragedy in the Work of Ezra Pound; James Dowthwaite, Ezra Pound and 20th-Century Theories of Language: Faith with the Word; Katrin Frisch, The F-Word: Pound, Eliot, Lewis, and the Far Right; Ezra Pound’s Green World: Nature, Landscape, and Language, eds. Walter Baumann and Caterina Ricciardi; The Edinburgh Companion to Ezra Pound and the Arts, ed. Roxana Preda; A Companion to Ezra Pound’s Economics, eds. Ralf Lüfter and Roxana Preda; and The New Ezra Pound Studies, ed. Mark Byron]. Excerpt and first page.
  23. Hollis, Catherine W. Rev. of Serial Encounters: Ulysses and The Little Review, by Clare Hutton. Feminist Modernist Studies 4.1 (Jan. 2021): 128-130. First page.
  24. Houwen, Andrew. Rev. of Massimo Bacigalupo, Ezra Pound, Italy, and The Cantos. Make It New 6.1-2 (Winter 2021).
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