Bibliography of English Language Scholarship on Ezra Pound  

(Assembled and edited by Archie Henderson and Roxana Preda)

 

2017

 

MONOGRAPHS ON EZRA POUND

Swift, Daniel. The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics and Madness of Ezra Pound.  London: Harvill Secker, 2017.

 

 

ARTICLES IN JOURNALS AND COLLECTIONS

  1. Khosravishakib, Mohammad.  "Social Function of Poetry From View of New Criticism."  International Journal of Applied Linguistics & English Literature 6.2 (March 2017): 14-18. [Pound on the poet's political role]. Free online
  2. Penas-Ibáñez, Beatriz.  "Translation and its Hybridizing Role Within the Semiosphera: Fenollosa -Hearn - Pound - Noguchi."  Transfer: e-Journal on Translation and Intercultural Studies 12.1-2 (mayo 2017): 129-160.  Free online.
  3. Pollock, Jonathan. "The Poetics of Cut and Flow in The Cantos of Ezra Pound." Crossways Journal 1 (2017): 1-5.  Free online.

  4. Sansone, Claudio. "John Berryman's 'Poundian Inheritance' and the Epic of 'Synchrisis.'" John Berryman. Centenary Essays. Eds. Philip Coleman and Peter Campion. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2017. 47-64.
  5. Spiegelman, Willard.  "A Poem Distills Life and Death Into Two Lines." Wall Street Journal (Jan. 6, 2017). [on "In a Station of the Metro"]  Free online. 
  6. Waldron, Robert. "Pound's Punctuation Posits Perfect, Pure Parallelism" [letter responding to Willard Spiegelman's "Life and Death Distilled Into Two Lines" in the issue for Jan. 7].  Wall Street Journal (Jan. 19, 2017).  Free online 

 

 

REVIEWS

  1. Brown, Craig.  "Ezra Pound was an ardent fascist who wrote much of his finest work while locked in an asylum for 12 years. So can a mad, bad man also be a great poet?" Rev. of The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics And Madness Of Ezra Pound, by Daniel Swift. Daily Mail Online (February 11, 2017).  Free online.
  2. Carver, Beci. Rev. of Moving Modernisms: Motion, Technology, and Modernity, eds. David Bradshaw, Laura Marcus and Rebecca Roach. Review of English Studies, first published online: January 7, 2017. Extract.
  3. Crawford, Robert. "Voice from the Asylum." Rev. of The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics and Madness of Ezra Pound, by Daniel Swift. Literary Review 450 (Feb. 2017). Free online
  4. Feay, Suzi. "The Bughouse by Daniel Swift — madness and modernism." Rev. of The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics and Madness of Ezra Pound, by Daniel Swift. Financial Times (February 10, 2017). Free online
  5. Jones, Lewis.  "How mad was Ezra Pound?" Rev. of The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics and Madness of Ezra Pound, by Daniel Swift. The Telegraph (February 12, 2017). Excerpt.
  6. Lewis, Roger. "Pound and the poetry of the padded cell." Rev. of The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics and Madness of Ezra Pound by Daniel Swift. The Times (February 4, 2017): 17. Excerpt.
  7. McCrum, Robert. "Was Ezra Pound insane - or just difficult to read?" Rev. of The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics and Madness of Ezra Pound, by Daniel Swift. The Observer, 19 February 2017.  Free online.
  8. Raine, Craig. "Was Ezra Pound mad?" Rev. of The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics and Madness of Ezra Pound, by Daniel Swift. The Spectator (Feb. 18, 2017). Free online.
  9. Whiteman, Bruce. Rev. of Poetry Notebook: Reflections on the Intensity of Language, by Clive James. Pleiades: Literature in Context 37.1S (Book Review Supplement 14.1) (2017): 59-61. Excerpt.

 

 

REVIEWS OF EXHIBITIONS

  1. Ferrara, Lidia Guibert. "Simon Starling: At Twilight (After W. B. Yeats' Noh Reincarnation) at Japan Society Gallery, through January 15, 2017."  Arts Summary, January 2, 2017. Free online.                                                 
  2. Hamaker, Susan Miyagi. "Simon Starling's 'At Twilight' and How Everything is Connected."  Rev. of Japan Society Gallery's exhibition Simon Starling: At Twilight (After W. B. Yeats' Noh Reincarnation). JapanCulture•NYC | All Things Japanese in New York City, January 14, 2017. Free online.
  3. Keane, Tim. "The Irish for Noh: The Masks of William Butler Yeats." Rev. of Simon Starling: At Twilight (After W. B. Yeats' Noh Reincarnation), October 14, 2016-January 15, 2017 at Japan Society (333 East 47th Street, Midtown East, Manhattan).  Hyperallergic, January 7, 2017. Free online.
  4. The Japan Society. Rev. of At Twilight, exhibition by Simon Starling at The Japan Society, New York, October 14, 2016-January 15, 2017. The Humble Fabulist, January 6, 2017.  Free online.

 

 

DIGITAL RESOURCES

  1. [Anon.] Ezra Pound Timeline. A timeline of the movements of the American poet Ezra Pound. [2017]. Free online.
  2. Gord Sellar. Blogging Pound's The Cantos: Canto LIX. Web. 17 January 2017. Free online.
  3. Gord, Sellar. Blogging Pound's The Cantos: Canto LX. Web. 12 February 2017. Free online.
  4. Gord, Sellar. Blogging Pound's The Cantos: Canto LXI. Web. 7 March 2017. Free online.
  5. "Q & A with NCH Senior Lecturer in English Dr. Daniel Swift" [on Swift's new book, The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics, and Madness of Ezra Pound (2017)].  Ottoline Online: the NCH academic blog, January 11, 2017. 
  6. Samuels, Richard J. "Who Is Diego Pellecchia? Part 2, Ezra Pound and the Noh." Kyoto inside out, January 17, 2017. Free online 
  7. Tearle, Oliver. "A Short Analysis of Ezra Pound's 'A Few Don'ts by an Imagiste.'" Interesting Literature, Jan 17, 2017.  Free online.

 

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