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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 Contents.
  2. Marsh, Alec. Ezra Pound's Washington Cantos and the Struggle for Light. London & New York: Bloomsbury, 2021. Abstract and Table of Contents.
  3. Scholes, Robert and David Ben-Merre. Super Schoolmaster. Ezra Pound as Teacher, Then and Now. New York: SUNY P, 2021. Abstract.

 

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 -- Introduction: Six Ways a Sunday: The Cross-Cultural Realm of Ezra Pound -- I. Pound’s Cross-Cultural Genesis -- 1. Pound’s Modern (Metrical) Education, by Ira Nadel -- 2. The First Imagists, by William Pratt -- 3. Pound and/or Franklin: A Reading of Canto 31, by John Gery -- II. Pound’s Cross-Cultural Poetics -- 4. Pound’s Vorticist Theory and H.D.’s “Oread,” by Yoshiko Kita -- 5. Fenollosa and Pound: The Authorship Question of The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry, by Lin Wei -- 6. Pound’s Composition of Canto 16: “j’entendis des voix,” by John Beall -- 7. The Genealogy of the China Cantos, by Kent Su -- 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 -- 9. Rainer Maria Gerhardt and Ezra Pound, by Walter Baumann -- 10. “Cantos” or “Cantares”? Pound’s Reception in Two Romance Languages, by Viorica Patea -- IV. Cross-Cultural Perceptions of Pound and His Work -- 11. Ezra Pound and Caresse Crosby: From Black Sun to Roccasinibalda, by Anne Conover -- 12. Pound, Bergson, and the Vortex of Memory, by Jonathan Pollock -- 13. Ritual and Performance in The Pisan Cantos and H.D.’s Trilogy, by Giuliana Ferreccio -- 14. A Carthaginian Peace: Kenner, Watts & the Founding of Pound Studies, by Michael Coyle. Abstract.
  2. Parker, Richard, ed. Readings in the Cantos. Vol. 2. Clemson SC: Clemson UP, 2021. 
    Contributors include John R. O. Gery, Massimo Bacigalupo, Dorsey Kleitz, Zhaoming Qian, Mary Ellis Gibson, Michael Kindellan, Harry Gilonis, Akitoshi Nagahata, David Ten Eyck, Jeff Twitchell-Waas, LeeAnn Derdyn, Roxana Preda, Caterina Ricciardi, Sean Pryor, Mark Byron, Henry Mead, Kristin Grogan, Ira Nadel, Alexander Howard, and Ron Bush.
  3. Tryphonopoulos, Demetres P. and Ira B. Nadel. Approaches to Teaching Pound's Poetry and Prose. New York: MLA, 2021. Abstract

 

VOLUMES INCLUDING MATERIAL ON EZRA POUND 

  1. Feldman, Matthew, Anna Svendsen and Erik Tönning, eds. Historicizing Modernists: Approaches to Archivalism. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2021. Abstract and Table of Contents.
  2. Leveque, James P. Words like Fire: Prophecy and Apocalypse in Apollinaire, Marinetti and Pound. [Studies in Comparative Literature 50] MHRA, 2021. Abstract.
  3. Moss, Gemma. Modernism, Music and the Politics of Aesthetics. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2021. Abstract and Table of Contents.

 

ARTICLES IN JOURNALS AND COLLECTIONS

  1. 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 references.
  2. Su, Kent. "Landscapes and Taoism in Ezra Pound's Cantos." Neohelicon, Published: 6 January 2021. On the Taoist elements in the evocation of Chinese landscapes in Pound's Cantos 4 and 49. Abstract, notes, and references.

 

REVIEWS

  1. Nicholls, Peter. Rev. of Ezra Pound, Italy, and The Cantos, by Massimo Bacigalupo. Studies in Travel Writing, Published online: 1 Jan. 2021. First page.

 

DIGITAL RESOURCES

  1. Fry, T. A. "My Clumsiness Each Time I Try To Dance." Fourteen Lines, January 14, 2021. On Delmore Schwartz, Robert Lowell, and Ezra Pound. Free online.
  2. Guidi, Paolo. "The Cantos of Ezra Pound." 117 plates. A series of prints based upon the Cantos, with passages from the Cantos and additional text by the artist. Paulus Vidius Blog, 2012-2021. Free online.