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Chapter 7: Ezra Pound (1885-1972)

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Modern American Poetry

Primary Works 

A lume spento and other early poems by Ezra Pound. New York New Directions 1965. (1908) PS3531.O82 A6

Personae; the collected shorter poems of Ezra Pound. NY: New Directions 1950. (1909-1926) PS3531.O82 P4

The Spirit of Romance, 1910

The cantos of Ezra Pound. NY: New Directions Pub. Corp., 1971. (1916-1968) PS3531 O82 C24

Cathay, 1915; Princeton, N.J., Princeton U P, 1969. PL2658 E3 P69

Gaudier-Brzeska, 1916

Lustra, 1916

Hugh Selwyn Mauberly, 1920

Make It New, 1934

Jefferson and/or Mussolini ; L'idea statale; fascism as I have seen it. NY: Liveright P Corp., 1936. JC252 .P6

Selected poems. Edited with an introduction by T.S. Eliot. London: Faber and Faber, 1948. PS3531.O82 A6

The cantos of Ezra Pound. NY: New Directions 1948. PS3531.O82 C28

Letters, 1907-1941. Edited by D. D. Paige. NY: Harcourt, Brace 1950. PS3531.O82 Z53

The classic anthology defined by Confucius; translated by Ezra Pound. Cambridge: Harvard U P, 1954. PL2478.F5 F6

Literary essays of Ezra Pound, 1954

Selected poems. NY: J. Laughlin, 1957. PS3531.O82 A6

Thrones; 96-109 de los cantares. NY: New Directions 1959. PS3531.O82 T5

ABC of reading. NY: J. Laughlin, 1960. PN59 .P6

Love poems of Ancient Egypt, translated by Ezra Pound and Noel Stock. Norfolk, Conn.: New Directions 1962. PJ1945 .P6

Pound/Joyce; the letters of Ezra Pound to James Joyce, with Pound's essays on Joyce. Edited and with commentary by Forrest Read. NY: New Directions Pub. Corp., 1967. PS3531.O82 Z533

Instigations of Ezra Pound, together with an essay on the Chinese written character by Ernest Fenollosa. Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries P 1967. PN771 .P7

Drafts & fragments of Cantos CX-CXVII by Ezra Pound. NY: New Directions Pub. Corp., 1968. PS3531 O82 D74

Antheil and the treatise on harmony by Ezra Pound. New introd. by Ned Rorem. NY: Da Capo P, 1968. ML410.A638 P7

Selected prose, 1909-1965 of Ezra Pound: edited, with an introduction, by William Cookson. London, Faber, 1973. PS3531 .O82 A6

Selected Poems 1908-1959, 1975

Collected early poems of Ezra Pound. Edited by Michael John King ; with an introd. by Louis L. Martz. NY: New Directions Pub. Corp., 1976. PS3531 O82 A17

"Ezra Pound speaking": radio speeches of World War II . Edited by Leonard W. Doob. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood P, 1978. PS3531 .O82 E96

A companion to the Cantos of Ezra Pound; by Carroll F. Terrell. Berkeley: U of California P, 1980, 1984. PS3531 .O82 C289

Ezra Pound and the visual arts. Edited with an introd. by Harriet Zinnes. NY: New Directions, 1980. N7445.2 .P675

Pound/Ford, the story of a literary friendship: the correspondence between Ezra Pound and Ford Madox Ford and their writings about each other. edited and with an introduction and narrative commentary and notes by Brita Lindberg Seyersted. NY: N.Y.: New Directions, 1982. PS3531 .O82 Z487

Elektra: a play. Translated by Ezra Pound and Rudd Fleming; edited and annotated by Richard Reid. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton U P, 1989. PA 4414 .E5 P68

I Cease not to Yowl: Ezra Pound's Letters to Olivia Rossetti Agresti. Surette, Leon, and Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos. eds. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1998.

The Correspondence of Ezra Pound and Senator William Borah. Holmes, Sarah C. (ed.); Pearlman, Daniel. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2001.

Ezra Pound's Economic Correspondence, 1933-1940. Preda, Roxana (ed. and notes). Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2007.

Ezra Pound to His Parents. Eds. Mary de Rachewitz, A. David Moody, and Joanna Moody. NY: Oxford UP, 2011.

Selected Bibliography: Biographical 1980-Present

Ackroyd, Peter. Ezra Pound and his world. NY: Scribner, 1980. PS3531 .O82 Z5365

Carpenter, Humphrey. A serious character: the life of Ezra Pound. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988. PS 3531 .O82 Z5526

Korg, Jacob. Winter Love: Ezra Pound and H. D. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 2003.

Wilhelm, J. J. Ezra Pound in London and Paris: 1908-1925. U Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1990.

- - -. Ezra Pound: The Tragic Years: 1925-1972. U Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1994.

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Bacigalupo, Massimo. The formed trace: the later poetry of Ezra Pound. NY: Columbia U P, 1980. PS3531.O82 Z544

Beach, Christopher. ABC of Influence: Ezra Pound and the Remaking of American Poetic Tradition. Berkeley: U of California P, 1992.

Bell, Ian F. A. Critic as scientist: the modernist poetics of Ezra Pound. NY: Methuen, 1981. PS3531.O82 Z546  

Bloom, Harold. ed. Ezra Pound. NY: Chelsea, 1987.

Bornstein, George. ed. Ezra Pound among the Poets. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1985.

Carson, Luke. Consumption and Depression in Gertrude Stein, Louis Zukofsky and Ezra Pound. NY: St. Martin's, 1999.

Coyle, Michael. Ezra Pound, Popular Genres, and the Discourse of Culture. U Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1995.

Flory, Wendy S. The American Ezra Pound. New Haven: Yale UP, 1989.

Gallup, Donald C. Ezra Pound, a bibliography. Charlottesville: U P of Virginia, 1983. Z8709.3 .G3

Froula, Christine. A guide to Ezra Pound's selected poems. NY: New Directions, 1983. PS3531 .O82 Z632

Gibson, Mary E. Epic Reinvented: Ezra Pound and the Victorians. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 1995.

Kaye, Jacqueline. ed. Ezra Pound and America. NY: St. Martin's, 1992.

Kearns, George. Guide to Ezra Pound's Selected cantos. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers U P, 1980. PS3531.O82 C294  

Korn, Marianne. ed. Ezra Pound and History. Orono: U of Maine, 1985.

Kuberski, Philip. A Calculus of Ezra Pound: Vocations of the American Sign. Gainesville: UP of Florida, 1992.

Levy, Alan. Ezra Pound, the voice of silence. Sag Harbor, NY: Permanent P, 1983. PS3531 .O82 Z738  

Robinson, Alan. Symbol to vortex: poetry, painting, and ideas, 1885-1914 . NY: St. Martin's P, 1985. NX600 .S95 R62

Schwartz, Sanford. The matrix of modernism: Pound, Eliot, and early twentieth century thought. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1985. PS324 .S38

Stanford, Donald E. Revolution and Convention in Modern Poetry: Studies in Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, Wallace Stevens, Edwin Arlington Robinson, and Yvor Winters. Newark: U of Delaware P, 1983.

Surette, Leon. The Birth of Modernism: Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, W.B. Yeats and the Occult. Montreal: McGill-Queen's UP, 1993.

Tiffany, Daniel. Radio Corpse: Imagism and the Cryptaesthetic of Ezra Pound. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1995.

Torrey, E. Fuller. The Roots of Treason: Ezra Pound and the Secret of St. Elizabeths. NY: McGraw Hill, 1984.

Tsukui, Nobuko. Ezra Pound and Japanese Noh Plays. Washington, DC: UP of America, 1983.

Selected Bibliography: Critical 2000-Present

Baumann, Walter. Roses from the Steel Dust: Collected Essays on Ezra Pound. Orono, ME: National Poetry Foundation, 2000.

Cookson, William. A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. NY: Persea, 2001.

Fisher, Margaret. Ezra Pound's Radio Operas: The BBC Experiments, 1931-1933. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2002.

Gabriel, Daniel. Hart Crane and the Modernist Epic: Canon and Genre Formation in Crane, Pound, Eliot, and Williams. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Kim, Joon-Hwan. Out of the 'Western Box': Towards a Multicultural Poetics in the Poetry of Ezra Pound and Charles Olson. NY: Peter Lang, 2003.

Korg, Jacob. Winter Love: Ezra Pound and H. D. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 2003.

Pratt, William. Ezra Pound and the Making of Modernism. NY: AMS, 2007.

Preda, Roxana. Ezra Pound's (Post)Modern Poetics and Politics: Logocentrism, Language, and Truth. NY: Peter Lang, 2001.

Rossa, Jesse. Ezra Pound in His Time and Beyond: The Influence of Ezra Pound on Twentieth-Century Poetry. Newark: U of Delaware Library, 2006.

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