OBIPS BOOKS 

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1999

 

Società Letteraria Rapallo. Il Mare. Supplemento letterario 1932-1933. Rapallo: Comune di Rapallo (Azienda Grafica Busco Editrice). 1999. xiv+433pp. 

A full reprint of the Il Mare Literary Supplement, co-edited by Pound, with articles by Pound and his associates. 

 

1998

 

Ardizzone, Maria Luisa and Mario Luzi, eds. Dante e Pound. Ravenna: Longo, 1998. 245pp.

“Dante and Pound”: The proceedings of the International Conference of Studies on Dante and Pound organised by the Opera di Dante, the Ravenna Library and the New York University Dept. of Italian. Ravenna 8-10 September 1995. Most of the essays in this book are in English.


Contents
:

Pier Paolo D’Attorre. “Saluto del Sindaco di Ravenna” [Welcome from the Mayor of Ravenna] 7-10.

Maria Luisa Ardizzone. “Introduzione” 11-16.

Mario Luzi. “Prolusione” 17-22.

Mary de Rachewiltz “Radiando lui cagiona” 23-34.

Hugh Kenner. “Pound and the American Dante” 35-38.

A. Walton Litz. “Dante, Pound, Eliot: The Visionary Company” 39-46.

Paolo Cherchi. “Pound and ‘The Spirit of Romance’” 47-62.

Reed Way Dasenbrock. “Saladin, Confucius, and the Status of the Other in Dante and Pound” 63-76.

Vanni Scheiwiller. “Il ‘Dante’ di Ezra Pound” 77-86.

Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos. “Pound Reading Dante ‘Reading’ Homer: The Survival of the Palingetic Tradition in Ezra Pound’s ‘The Cantos’” 87-100.

Louis L. Martz. “Prophetic Voice in Dante and Pound” 101-116.

Peter J. Makin. “The Shape of Pound’s Dante” 117-136.

Giuseppe Mazzotta. “Pound’s Canto 74 and Dante’s Pisan Canto” 137-146.

Stephen Sicari. “In Dante’s Memory: Pound’s Modernist Allegory” 147-158.

Tim Redman. “Pound’s Debt to Dante” 159-166.

Theodore J. Cachey Jr. “Between Hermeneutics and Poetics: BinBin’s Dante Revisited” 167-188.

Leon Surette. “Pound and Eccentric Dante Scholars” 189-204.

Maria Luisa Ardizzone. “Pound as a Reader of Aristotle and His Medieval Commentators and Dante’s Commedia” 205-228.

Federica Anichini “Sommario italiano dei contributi in inglese” [Italian summary of English contributions] 233-245.


Pound, Ezra. Hugh Selwyn Mauberley e The Banquet, un inedito teatrale. Ed. G. E. Picone. Milano: Greco & Greco, 1998. 208pp.

Hugh Selwyn Mauberley and The Banquet, an unpublished play.”


Pound, Ezra. Radiodiscorsi. Introduzioni contraposte di Andrea Colombo e Pietro Sanavio. Girasole, 1998.


Singh, Ghan, and G. Barfoot. Il Novecento inglese e italiano: saggi critici e comparativi: Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, Eugenio Montale, Giuseppe Ungaretti. Pasian di Prato Udine: Campanotto, 1998. 503pp.

“The English and Italian 1900s: Critical and Comparative Essays”: A collection of essays that discuss a wide range of authors including Pound and Eliot, but that go much farther afield in the English and Italian traditions. Some essays in English.


from the 
Contents

Singh. “Il Dante di Ezra Pound” [The Dante of Ezra Pound] 13-28.

Barfoot. “The Theme of Usury in Dante and Pound” 57-82.

Barfoot. “Dante in Pound’s Criticism” 58-82.

Barfoot. “ ‘Guida alla Cultura’ di Pound” [Guide to Kulchur by Pound] 107-114.

Singh. “Ezra Pound tra pensiero e poesia” [Ezra Pound between Thought and Poetry] 115-120.

Singh. “Il credo critic di Pound” [Pound’s critical creed] 121-142.

Singh. “Don Juan and The Cantos” 157-170.

Singh. “Pound and Thomas Hardy” 191-200.

Singh. “Pound and Eliot” 225-240.

Singh. “Ungaretti e Pound” [Ungaretti and Pound] 261-268.

Barfoot. “Pound e la sua idea di una rivista letteraria” [Pound and his idea of a literary review] 397-404.

Barfoot. “Ezra Pound as Translator of Leopardi” 449-456.


Tryphonopoulos, Demetres, Gianfranco De Turris, and Caterina Ranchetti. Ezra Pound e l'occulto: le radici esoteriche dei Cantos. Roma: Edizioni mediterranee, 1998.

This is a translation of The Celestial Tradition: A Study of Ezra Pound’s The Cantos.

 

1997

 

Gallesi, Luca ed. Ezra Pound educatore. Atti del Convegno internazionale, Milano, 17-18-19 gennaio 1997. Milano: Terziaria, 1997. 325pp.

“Ezra Pound the Educator: Proceedings of the International Conference, Milan, 17-19 January 1997”: Articles presented in English were translated into Italian by Cristina Guenzi.

Contents:

Luca Gallesi. “Introduzione” [Introduction].

Girgio Lunghini “With usura contro natura: Pound moralista” [With Usura against nature: Pound the Moralist] 3-16.

Quirino Principe “ABC of Reading: educazione alla lettura come oltraggio alle istituzioni” [ABC of Reading: learning to read as an act of transgressing against institutions] 12-24.

Mary de Rachewiltz. “Ezra Pound e l’Editto Sacro: Cantos 98 e 99” [Ezra Pound and the Sacred Edict: Cantos 98 and 99] 25-32.

Tomaso Kemeny. “Ezra Pound come ‘wonderworker’” [Ezra Pound as Wonderworker] 33-52.

Mario Marcolla “La dinastia degli Adams e le fonti politiche americane nel pensiero di Ezra Pound” [The Adams dynasty and the American Political Sources in Pound’s Thought] 55-64.

Giano Accame. “Ritorno a Jefferson” [Return to Jefferson] 66-74.

David Moody. “L’intelligenza è individuale” [Intelligence is Individual] 75-94.

Andrea Sciffo. “L’arte della poesia: Pound, Eliot, Hulme, Quadrelli” [The Art of Poetry: Pound, Eliot, Hulme, Quadrelli” ] 95-106.

Leon Surette. “Pound ‘guru’ economico” [Pound as economic ‘guru’ ] 107-128.

Piero Buscaroli. “Ezra Pound e il mito italiano” [Ezra Pound and the Italian Myth] 129-144.

Piero Sanavio “Ezra Pound educatore e l’antibergsonianismo” [Ezra Pound as Educator and Antibergsonianism] 145-164.

Massimo Baciagalupo. “I Cantos come libro di testo” [The Cantos as Text-Book] 165-176.

Franco Buffoni. “Considerazioni su Pound e la poesia italiana del novecento” [Thoughts on Pound and Twentieth Century Italian Poetry] 177-198.

Demetres Tryphonopoulos. “‘(T)hat…the phallos perceives its aim’: L’aspetto educativo del coito nell’opera di Ezra Pound” [“(T)hat the phallos perceives its aim”: The Educational Aspect of Coitus in the Work of Ezra Pound] 199-230.

Andrea Colombo. “Ezra Pound educatore alla radio” [Ezra Pound as educator on the Radio] 231-251.

Gianfranco de Turris. “L’insegnamento morale di Pound durante la R.S.I.” [Pound’s moral teachings during the R.S.I.] 251-273.

Tim Redman. “Ezra Pound al Wabash College” [Ezra Pound at Wabash College] 274-292.

Patricia Cockram. “ABC (ed E) del leggere. L’ipertessitura dei Cantos” [ABC (and E) of reading: the hyper-weaving of The Cantos] 293-302.

Enrico Groppali. “Ezra Pound e il Teatro” [Ezra Pound and Theatre] 303-310.

Robert Mussapi. “Ezra Pound e Shakespeare” [Ezra Pound and Shakespeare] 311-314.

Cesare Cavalleri. “Postfazione” [Afterword].

Ezra Pound e le arti: la bellezza è difficile. Milano: Skira editore, 1997.

“Ezra Pound and the Arts: Beauty is Difficult.” Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Palazzo Bagatti Valsecchi, Milan, 15 January - 23 February, 1997.

 

Contents

Mary de Rachewiltz. “Ezra Pound a Milano” [Ezra Pound in Milan] 15-16.

Rossana Bossaglia. “La bellezza è difficile” [Beauty is Difficult] 17-19.

Ezra Pound. “Grazia, cioè bellezza in movimento” [Grace, that is Beauty in Motion] 19-22.

Vanni Scheiwiller. “Ezra Pound a/e Milano (e la Lombardia)” [Ezra Pound in/and Milan (and Lombardy) 23-26.

Maria Luisa Ardizzone. “Per una estetica della téchne” [Towards and Aesthetics of Techne] 27-30.

Massimo Bacigalupo. “Poesia e scultura in Pound” [Poetry and Sculpture in Pound] 31-14.

Roberto Sanesi. “Variazione sul canto XC – in memoria” [Variation on Canto XC – In Memoriam] 35-36.

Mary de Rachewiltz. “Ezra Pound ‘che nell’aria scolpisce’” [Ezra Pound 'with a mouthful of air' ] 37-38.

Luca Gallesi. “‘Ascoltando l’incenso’: Pound e l’idea di civiltà” [“Listening to Incense”: Pound and the Idea of Civilization] 39-40.

Giano Accame. “Pound economista in difesa della democrazia” [Pound as Economist in the Defence of Democracy] 41-44.

Vanni Scheiwiller. “Ezra Pound: dal ritratto vorticista di Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1914) all’olotratto di Filippo Avalle (1990)” [Ezra Pound: From the Vorticist portrait by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1914) to the holo-portrait by Filippo Avalle (1990)] 45-46.

Andrea Beolchi. “Così è Paradiso” [This Is Paradise] 47-48.

Massimo Venuti. “Pound e la musica” [Pound and Music] 49-52.

Remo Guidieri. “The Stone Under Elm” 53-56.

Maurizio Cecchetti. “Hortus (un ‘sacro recinto’ per l’arte contemporanea)” [Hortus (a ‘holy enclosure’ for contemporary art)] 57-60.

Pound, Ezra. Omaggio a Sesto Properzio. Milan: SE, 1997. 110pp.

A revised edition of Bacigalupo’s annotated bilingual edition (and critical text) of Homage to Sextus Propertius(1984).

Pound, Ezra. Lettere dalla Sicilia e due frammenti ritrovati. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. Valverde di Catania: Il Girasole Edizioni, 1997. 

“Letters from Sicily and two newly found fragments.” Contains 8 unpublished letters in Italian translation, with facing facsimile of original English manuscript text, written by Ezra Pound to his parents during a brief stay in Sicily, with two non-edited fragments.

Pound, Ezra. Poesie. Testo originale a fronte. A cura di G. Singh. Newton Compton, 1997. 

 

1996

 

Contino, Vittorugo, and Diego Mormorio. Ezra Pound fotografato da Vittorugo Contino. Milano: Franco Sciardelli, 1996. 50pp.

“Ezra Pound photographed by Vittorugo Contino”: a collection of 22 black and white photographs of Pound taken by Contino, accompanied by some words of Mormorio.

Gaietto, Pietro, Cinquanta sculture sui Cantos di Ezra Pound. Fifty Sculptures on The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Genoa: Erga, 1996. 104pp.

Fifty of Gaietto’s assembled works are reproduced in color with captions from The Cantos which they intend to illustrate, mostly wittily. The volume includes contributions by Massimo Bacigalupo, Licia Filingeri, Pietro Gaietto, James Laughlin, Martino Oberto, Ezra Pound, Mary de Rachewiltz.

Libri Scheiwiller. Giovanni e Vanni Scheiwiller: seventy years of publishing, 1925-1995: Italy as a publishing bridge between East and West. Milano: Libri Scheiwiller, 1996. 68pp.

Contains Pound’s  “Nuova economia editoriale” in the original Italian: catalogue of the exhibition held at the Biblioteca della Casa Italiana of Columbia University, 1-3 May 1996.

Pound, Ezra. Ritorna età dell'oro. Ritmi della poesia d'Italia scelti o volti in inglese da Ezra Pound. Ed. Luca Cesari. Rimini: Raffaelli Editore, 1996. 120pp.

“Return, Age of Gold: Rhythms of Italian Poetry Chosen or Translated in English by Ezra Pound”: an anthology of Italian poetry that Pound recommended or translated, with an essay by Cesari.

 

1995

 

Accame, Giano. Ezra Pound economista. Contro l'usura. Roma: Settimo Sigillo, 1995. 266pp.

“Ezra Pound the Economist: Against Usury”: a study of how theories of monetary systems find their way into Pound’s thought and especially into The Cantos. Accame’s journalistic background allows for some illuminating historical comparisons and also for an ethical angle which accepts and develops Pound’s teachings. Reviewed by Massimo Bacigalupo in Paideuma 26.1 (1997): 137-40. 

Camboni, Marina, ed. H(ilda) D(oolittle) e il suo mondo: Atti della giornata di studio su H.D. Palermo, 18 ottobre 1990. Palermo: Università di Palermo, 1995. 130pp.

“H(ilda) D(oolittle) and her World: Proceedings of the One-Day Seminar on H.D., Palermo, 18 October 1990.”

from the Contents:

de Rachewiltz, Mary. “H.D. e Ezra Pound” [H.D. and Ezra Pound] 13-16.

Baccolini, Raffaella. “’Words were her plague and words were her redemption’: H.D., Pound, Dante e il linguaggio della tradizione” [“Words were her plague and words were her redemption” H.D., Pound, Dante and the language of tradition] 93-102.

Confucio. AnalectaEzra Pound. Ed. M. de Rachewiltz. Milano: Libri Scheiwiller, 1995. 169pp.

Pound’s version of Confucius’ Analects—in Italian.

Gourmont, Remy de. Fisica dell’amore. Milano: ES, 1995. 184pp.

Contains Pound’s “Remy de Gourmont,” in Pound. Saggi Letterari [Literary Essays]. 1957. Trans. Nemi d’Agostino.

 

1994

 

Accame, Giano, Giacinto Auriti, and Antonio Billeci. La filosofia del denaro dopo Ezra Pound: Atti del convegno tenutosi a Palermo il 26-27 novembre 1993. Palermo: Fondazione culturale Lauro Chiazzese della Sicilcassa, 1994. 94pp.

“The Philosophy of Money after Ezra Pound: Proceedings of the Conference held at Palermo on the 26-27 of November 1993.”

Contents:

Pillitteri, Francesco. “Perché il convegno” [Why this Conference] 7-10.

Accame, Giano. “Attualità di Pound economista” [Contempory Matters of Pound the Economist] 11-24.

Lunghini, Giorgio. “Whit Usura contra natura: Pound moralista” [sic.] [With Usury against nature: Pound the Moralist] 25-34.

de Rachewiltz, Mary. “Economia confuciana” [Confucian Economics] 35-40.

Coppellotti, Francesco. “Segreto e forme della seconda natura: da Ezra Pound a Alfred Sohn-Rethel” [Secret and forms of the second nature” from Ezra Pound to Alfred Sohn-Rethel] 41-56.

Sanavio, Piero. “Economia e denaro in Ezra Pound” [Economics and Money in Ezra Pound] 57-68.

Auriti, Giacinto. “Il valore indotto della moneta” [The Induced Value of Currency] 69-76.

Billeci, Antonio. “La politica economica del paradiso di Ezra Pound” [The Economic Politics of Ezra Pound’s Earthly Paradise] 77-90.

H.D. Fine al tormento. Ricordo di Ezra Pound, con le lettere di Ezra Pound all’autrice, 1958-1961. Ed. Massimo Bacigalupo. Milan: Archinto. 156pp.

“End to Torment: A Memoir of Ezra Pound, with Ezra Pound’s Letters to the Author, 1958-1961.” An annotated translation of the original (uncensored) text of End to Torment, including Pound’s unpublished letters to H.D. in response to her memoir and David Rattay’s “Weekend at St. Elizabeths.”

Livorni, Ernesto. Avanguardia e tradizione. Ezra Pound e Giuseppe Ungaretti. Firenze: Le Lettere, 1998. 381pp.

“Avante-Garde and Tradition: Ezra Pound and Giuseppe Ungaretti”: a study of the stylistics of these two great twentieth century poets, and their interactions with the paradox of a veritable tradition of assuming the postures of the avant-garde, as a natural consequence of the manner in which each avant-garde finds itself engaged in an act of ‘recuperating’ some of the values of the past under its new perspectives. Reviewed in Italica 77.3 (2000), 430-432.

Pantano, Antonio and Singh, Ghan. La Musa di Ezra Pound: Olga Rudge. Roma: dell'APE, 1994. 206pp.

“Ezra Pound’s Muse: Olga Rudge”: A composite production including English-language poems by Singh and essays by Pantano (mainly a collection of previous essays and articles on Olga Rudge), the book was put together in honour of Rudge’s 99th birthday.

Pound, Ezra. L’ABC dell’economia. Lavorare meno lavorare tutti. Ed. G. Leuzzi. Firenze (Magreglio): Shakespeare & Company, 1994. 193pp.

“ABC of Economics. Work Less, [so that] All Work.”

Pound, Ezra. L’ABC dell’economia e altri scritti. Ed. Mary de Rachewiltz and Giorgio Lunghini. Trans. Andrea  Colombo Torino: Bollati Boringhieri, 1994. 165pp.

“ABC of Economics and other writings.”

Pound, Ezra. Cantos Scelti. Ed. and trans. Mary de Rachewiltz. Milano: Mondadori, 1994. 291pp.

“Selected Cantos.” Edited and translated by Mary de Rachewiltz.

 

1993

 

Montanari, Saturno. Il vento porta lontane parole. Opera poetica. Ed. Marco Antonio Bazzocchi and Fausto Curi. Trans. Ezra Pound. Lugo: Edizioni del Bradipo, 1993. 292pp.

“The wind brings remote words. Poetic Work”: a collection of Montanari’s poems with an ample introduction by Curi and Pound’s translations of some of Montanari’s poems.

Pound, Ezra. Aforismi e detti memorabili. Ed. G. Singh. Roma: Tascabili Economici Newton, 1993. 93pp.

“Aphorisms and memorable statements.” 

Pound, Ezra. Antiche poesie cinesi. Eds. Alessandra Lavagnino and Maria Rita Masci. Trans. Mary de Rachewiltz. Torino: Einaudi, 1993. 183pp.

“Ancient Chinese Poems”: a unique trilingual collection of the Cathay poems with the original Chinese, a scholarly Italian translation, Pound’s English and de Rachewiltz’s translations of the latter. With critical apparatus.

Pound, Ezra. Most High Lord. La traduzione del Cantico di Frate Sole di San Francesco d’Assisi e Pensieri sull’amore di Riccardo da San Vittore. Ed. Luca Cesari. Design Maurizio Osti. Preface Mary de Rachewiltz. Verucchio: Pazzini, 1993. 92pp.

“Most High Lord. The Translation of the Cantico di Frate Sole by Saint Francis of Assisi and the Thoughts/Reflections on Love by Richard de San Victor.”

 

1992

 

Alighieri, Dante and Ezra Pound. Due viaggi di Ulisse. Quaestio sul Paradiso. Rimini: Guaraldi, 1992. 15pp.

“Two Journeys of Odysseus. An Inquiry on Paradise.”

Bacigalupo, Giuseppe. Ieri a Rapallo. Pasiàn di Prato: Campanotto, 1992 [printed 1993]. 169pp.

“Yesterday in Rapallo.” The second edition of Dr. Bacigalupo’s illustrated memoir (1st ed. 1980), with a substantial chapter on Pound (pp.75-89), and other chapters (new to the 2nd ed.) on his associates James Laughlin  (pp. 97-104), Desmond Chute (pp. 119-134), and Rolando Monti (pp. 139-150). A third, posthumous edition, with additions, appeared in 2002 (MIN 1.3).

Contino, Vittorugo, and Olga Rudge. Pound Flash-Back. Roma: Litografia Bruni, 1992. 48pp.

“Pound Flash-Back”: Photos of Pound taken by Contino at Pound’s house in Venice, during Pasolini’s famous interview. Introductory note by Olga Rudge.

Gallesi, Luca, ed. Ezra Pound 1972-1992. Milano: Greco & Greco, 1992. 605pp.

“Ezra Pound 1972-1992.” A large collection of essays, some academic, some by writers-poets, some of dubious political import.

Contents:

Luca Gallesi. “Nota Introduttiva” [Introductory Note] 11-16.

Giano Accame. “Alterne fortune di Pound economista” [The Alternate Fortunes of Pound the Economist] 17-46.

Rosellina Archinto. “Un amico sincero” [A Sincere Friend] 48-50.

Ezra Pound. “Una lettera da Parigi” [A Letter from Paris] 51-62.

Massimo Bacigalupo. “Palinsesti dei Canti Pisani” [Palimpsests of the Pisan Cantos ] 63-118.

Mario Bernardi Guardi. “Ez, Zero” [Ez, Zero] 119-128.

Roberto Bolzoni. “Nel castello di Ezra” [In Ezra’s Castle] 129-138.

Franco Buffoni. “Sogno per Pound” [A Dream for Pound] 139-144.

Carlo Fabrizio Carli. “Pound e l’architettura” [Pound and Architecture] 145-154.

Stefano Maria Casella. “To adjust the spelling of Guido” 155-198.

Cesare Cavalleri. “Il tempo Edace” [Edacious Time] 199-204.

Giuseppe Centore. “Per Ezra Pound rapsodia no 2” [For Ezra Pound rhapsody Number 2] 205-210.

Luca Cesari. “Pound e il farsi ‘scannar’” [Pound and letting them ‘scannar’] 211-224.

Giancarlo Consonni. “Canzone per Pound” [Song for Pound] 225-230.

Rosita Copioli. “Un’immagine da correggere” [An Image to Correct] 231-242.

Sandro Cordeschi. “Tradizione e traduzione: suggestioni romanze alle radici della Poesia di Ezra Pound” [Tradition and Translation: Romance influences at the roots of Pound’s Poetry] 243-276.

Franco de Faveri. “Alla ricerca di Pound” [In Search of Pound] 277-286.

Vittorio de Matteis. “L’amore, le ombre, le parole” [Love, Shadows, Words] 287-296.

Boris de Rachewiltz. “Pound traduttore di liriche egizie” [Pound as a translator of Egyptian lyrics] 297-308.

Mary de Rachewiltz. “Perché si tace” [The reason for silence] 309-312.

Gianfranco de Turis. “‘L’asse che non vacilla’ Ezra Pound durante la RSI” [The Unwobbling Pivot. Ezra Pound during the RSI ] 313-346.

Roberto Giannoni. “Un comico all’Amleto” [A Comedian à la Hamlet ] 347-358.

Cristina Guenzi. “Homage to Sextus Propertius: La ‘recusatio’ di Ezra Pound” [Homage to Sextus Propertius: the ‘recusatio’ of Ezra Pound] 359-376.

Antonio Landolfini. “Pound e gli eretici dell’economia” [Pound and the Economy’s Heretics] 377-391.

Anna Lo Giudice. “L’elemento classico nella metodologia critica di Ezra Pound” [The Classical Element in Ezra Pound’s Critical Methodology] 393-426.

Massimo Mandolini Pesaresi. “Ezra Pound, poeta greco” [Ezra Pound, Greek Poet] 427-436.

Antoni Manfredi. “Il Silenzio di Pound” [Pound’s Silence] 437-442.

Federico Marchetti. “Cenni biografici su Averardo Marchetti, l’amico ‘alberghiere’ di Ezra Pound” [Biographical Notes on Averardo Marchetti, Ezra Pound’s ‘hotelier’ Friend] 443-446.

Vittorio Orsenigo. “Oscurita e lampo fosforico” [Obscurity and Phosphorescent Lightning] 447-456.

Giuseppe. E. Picone. “Fenollosa – Pound: una ars poetica” [Fenollosa – Pound: an ars poetica] 457-480.

Raffaele Perrotta. “Il dream Poundiano” [ The Poundian Dream ] 481-494.

Caterina Ricciardi. “Un’immagine di Piero della Francesca nella mitografia dei Canti Pisani ” [An Image by Piero della Francesca in the mythography of the Pisan Cantos] 495-518.

Claudia Salaris. “Pound e Marinetti. L’occhio del ciclone” [Pound and Marinetti. The Eye of the Storm] 519-541.

Luigi Serravalli. “Ezra Pound” [Ezra Pound] 541-546.

Eugenio Tomiolo. “Ancuo giorno dei morti ghe xe’ l sol” [Ancuo giorno dei morti ghe xe’ l sol] 547-550.

Marcello Veneziani. “Ezra Pound, il poeta, la guerra e l’usura” [Ezra Pound, the Poet, the War and Usury] 551-560.

Vittorio Vettori. “L’infuturamento della vita di Dante nella Pound Era” [The ‘infuturing’ of Dante’s life in The Pound Era” 561-586.

Zinaida Vengerova. “Appendice: Intervista a Ezra Pound” [Appendix: Interview with Ezra Pound] 587-592.

Grana, Gianni. Genio orfico di Emilio Villa. L'apoesi europea da Mallarmé a Pound. Milano: Marzorati, 1992. 738pp.

“The Orphic Genius of Emilio Villa: European Apoesis from Mallarmé to Pound”; this study traces "apoesis" - a term Grana devises to follow alternative poetic practices such as Mallarmé's "pure poetry," Marinetti's "parole in libertá," surrealist "automated writing" and Ezra Pound's "ideogram" as a historical contextualization of his primary interest, the Italian poet Emilio Villa.

from the Contents

Eliot e Pound: due orizzonti e due destini [Eliot and Pound: two horizons and two destinies] 141-150.

L'ideogramma e la memoria epica della cultura [The ideogram and the epic memory of culture] 151-166.

Pound, Ezra. Lettere da Parigi 1920-1923. Ed. Marina Premoli. Milano: Rossellina Archinto, 1992. 140pp.

“Letters from Paris.” Original Title: The Island of Paris. [Letters to The Dial.]

Pound, Ezra. Prologo di Natale. Ed. Massimo Bacigalupo. Trans. Elio Fiore. Milano: All’Insegna del Pesce d’Oro [Vanni Scheiwiller], 1992. 56pp.

Original Title: Christmas Prologue, A translation of Pound’s poem with an ample introduction by Bacigalupo.

Pound, Ezra and Rudd Fleming. Elettra di Sofocle. Ed. Mary de Rachewiltz. Milano: All’Insegna del Pesce d’Oro [Vanni Scheiwiller], 1992. 107pp.

“Sophocles’ Electra.”

 

1991

 

Cesari, Luca, and Massimo Pulini. Il cielo del tempio. Un libro di pietra per il Malatestiano e per Ezra Pound. Canti scolpiti di Luca Cesari e ardesie dipinte di Massimo Pulini. Ravenna: Essegi, 1991.

“The Sky of the Temple: a Book of Stone for the Malatesta Temple and for Ezra Pound.” A book of art work and poems inspired by Pound, including images of sculptures and painted tiles.

Cianci, Giovanni. Modernismo/Modernismi dall’avanguardia storica agli anni Trenta e oltre. Milan: Principato, 1991. 576pp.

“Modernism/Modernisms from the Historical Avant-Garde to the 1930s and Beyond.” Includes essays on Imagism, Vorticism, Pound, Ford, Hulme, Lewis, Eliot, Joyce, Yeats etc. by Massimo Bacigalupo, Ruggero Bianchi, Giovanni Cianci, Aldo Tagliaferri, Silvano Sabbadini and others.

Pound, Ezra. Una lettera, una poesia con tre fac-simili inediti. Ed. Maria Luisa Ardizzone. Cassinetta di Lugagnano: Edizioni Antica Osteria del Ponte (Milano: Girgio Lucini), 1991. 43pp.

“A letter, a poem with three unpublished fac-similes.” 400 copies printed for the friends of Renata, Ezio and Maurizion Santin.

Pound, Ezra. Song. Canzone. Trans. Giuseppe Ungaretti. Milano: Edizioni del Buon Tempo, 1991. 1p.

A single sheet publication, containing also a xilogram by Lucio Passerini. 66 non-numbered copies were printed.

Ricciardi, Caterina. Eikones. Ezra Pound e il Rinascimento. Napoli: Liguori, 1991. 334pp.

“Eikones: Ezra Pound and the Renaissance”: this study deals with Pound’s hermeticism and iconology, as well as his interest in the figuration of Venus. It is particularly focused on Pound’s various ekphrases, which it introduces with a discussion on how the discourse of dismemberment (particularly of Osiris) underpins Pound’s readings of visual “icons.”

Ricciardi, Caterina, ed. Idee fondamentali. «Meridiano di Roma» 1939-1943. Roma: Lucarini, 1991. 177pp.

“Fundamental Ideas”; this is a selection of Pound’s mainly political contributions to the weekly Meridiano di Roma. Ricciardi provides an introduction and some supplementary materials.

Scheiwiller, Vanni, ed. Beauty Is Difficult. Homage to Ezra Pound. Preface by Rossana Bossaglia. Bozen: Museum für Moderne Kunst; Milan: Libri Scheiwiller, 1991. 162pp.

Catalogue of exhibition at Bolzano, Museum of Modern Art (May 31-July 28, 1991). Includes texts by Mary de Rachewiltz, Piero Dorazio, Piero Sanavio, Maria Luisa Ardizzone, and Vanni Scheiwiller.

 

1990

 

Marchiò, Roberto Baronti. Il Futurismo in Inghilterra tra avanguardia e classicismo. Rome: Bulzoni, 1990. 315pp.

“Futurism in England between the Avant-garde and Classicism”: Pound figures large in this study of the English reception and influence of Italian Futurism.

Cesari, Luca. Passava per Rimini in giugni: Ezra Pound e il Montefeltro. Urbino: Editrice Montefeltro, 1990. 105pp.

“I was passing through Rimini in June: Ezra Pound and the Montefeltro Region”: this book includes a previously unpublished letter from Pound to Aldo Francesco Massera, librarian of the Gambalunga Library in Rimini, a well-known philologist and expert in the history of the Malatestas. The letter, written Sept. 15 1922, beginning with the line that the book takes as its title, is used by Cesari to trace Pound’s relationship with the Montefeltro region, with special reference to the Malatesta Cantos.

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