Tag Archives: Ezra Pound

In Defence of Pound’s Propertius – Mark Wilson

Although Ezra Pound’s Homage to Sextus Propertius was written in 1917 it would not appear in print until the publication of his Quia Pauper Amavi in 1919 where it elicited, in the main, negative reviews and controversy. Classical scholars scornfully … Continue reading

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Two More Prose Pieces – George Barker

Poem in an Orange Wig ‘Personally I feel as though I was drowning in a sea of boiling water.’ This is the sentence uttered by Schoenberg when he was invited to describe his life as a composer. He went on: … Continue reading

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Towards an Interdimensional Poetics (Part One)

Being a Response to ‘The H.D Book’ of Robert Duncan, Amongst Other Things “Matter?? Where’s it coming from?” -Withnail and I, Bruce Robinson “La science, la nouvelle noblesse! Le progrès. Le monde marche! Pourquoi tournerait-il pas? C’est la vision des … Continue reading

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The Alchemy of Love – Guido Cavalcanti; Then and Now

Complete Poems – Guido Cavalcanti translated by Anthony Mortimer, OneWorld Classics, 2010. Cavalcanti Poems (1912) in Translations of Ezra Pound, Faber, 1953, 1984. Guido Cavalcanti should be a household name in the canon of world poetry. He was Dante’s ‘first … Continue reading

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