There's an old black-and-white photo from the 1965 poetry festival in Spoleto, Italy, in which we can see Ezra Pound
surrounded by younger poets: Bill Berkson is there, along with John Wieners, Desmond O'Grady, Charles Olson--so large he looks like he's been sloppily photoshopped into the scene--and a partially obscured John Ashbery.
Along the way, she collected lovers including Samuel Beckett, Jackson Pollock and Ezra Pound
Nobody cares if it's Ezra Pound
's mind but it's a mind like everybody's mind." (quoted in Reck, 148-50)
BORN GARY Player, American golfer, 1935 DIZZEE Rascal, English rapper, 1985, above MARK Hughes, Welsh footballer, 1963 DIED EZRA Pound
, American poet, 1972 PHIL Silvers, US comedy actor, 1985, above DALE Carnegie, American writer, 1955
Cummings evolved into a dark rebellious man whose mentor was Ezra Pound
, absorbing a rebellion against authority that resulted in an alienation from the Cambridge intellectualism he'd once revered.
The files contain details of spies around the world, including British nurse Edith Cavell, who saved soldiers in German-occupied Belgium; Mata Hari, the notorious female spy and entertainer and poet Ezra Pound
Hudson Review has been a remarkable publication from the onset, featuring translations from no less than Ezra Pound
, Marianne Moore and Robert Fitzgerald.
One need only remember Qian's own earlier volume, Orientalism and Modernism, or Robert Kern's Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem, or Gao Fen's Modernism and Oriental Culture, to say nothing of the slew of transpacific "and" books treating specific authors in this regard, including yet another Zhaoming Qian volume, Ezra Pound
and China, Sanehide Kodama's Ezra Pound
and Japan, Ming Xie's Ezra Pound
and the Appropriation of Chinese Poetry--one could go on and on.
continued to be interested in Noh after the publication of "Noh", or, Accomplishment in 1916, and was driven by the admiration for Noh as an aesthetic-ethical paragon, which he wished to disseminate in the West through film with the hope to prevent a world conflict that would have jeopardized the cultural preservation of its tradition.
writing this one as Ezra Pound
, conditioned on a leash, as
before he died, one Ezra Pound
told a friend, "Go with God, if you
The importance of Noh drama to Ezra Pound
's poetry, and especially to his Cantos, has long been acknowledged and has previously been approached from a variety of perspectives: focusing on the sources and accuracy of the translations in 'Noh' Or Accomplishment; debating the degree of Pound's understanding of the genre and the individual plays; tracing the references to specific Noh plays in the Cantos; and even arguing that the Cantos is structured around the organizing principles of Noh drama and that The Pisan Cantos can be read as a Noh play.