Ezra Pound papers : addition 1862-1983 1960-1971


Ezra Pound papers : addition 1862-1983 1960-1971

The Ezra Pound Papers Addition consists of material related to the life and career of the American poet Ezra Pound and includes correspondence, manuscripts, and a small quantity of personal papers. Correspondents include Homer and Isobel Pound, George Antheil, Basil Bunting, T. S. Eliot, James Laughlin, Marianne Moore, William Carlos Williams, and Henri Gaudier-Brzeska. Manuscripts inclue draft portions of The Cantos, autograph scores of Le Testament de Villon and Cavalcanti, and drafts of essays.

Total Boxes: 46; Other Storage Formats: Oversize; Linear Feet: 20.5

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Kenner, Hugh

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McAlmon, Robert, 1896-1956

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Robert McAlmon (1896-1956), American author who founded Contact Editions in Paris in 1922 and published many of the most important expatriate authors of the 1920s. His own works included the story collection Distinguished Air and the novel Village. After leaving Paris in 1929, he published little, though his memoir, Being Geniuses Together, appeared in England in 1938. He died of tuberculosis in Hot Springs, California in 1956. From the description of Robert McAlmon papers, 1916-1980...

McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980

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H.D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961

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Hilda Doolittle was born in Bethlehem, Pa., in 1886. Doolittle made a name for herself as a poet, playwright and novelist. As an admirer of Ezra Pound, Doolittle established herself as part of the Imagist genre and was married to one of its leading exponents, Richard Aldington. From the description of Letter, [between 1921 and 1931]. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122541829 Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), American poet, published as H. D. at the suggestion o...

Pound, Dorothy

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Epithet: Mrs wife of Ezra Pound British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000349.0x000392 ...

Collignon, Raymonde.

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Madame Gaspard-Michel, known professionally as Raymonde Collignon, was born in 1894 in Blois, France, and educated in England; made professional debut in 1916 as a singer and dancer at Aeolian Hall with Edwin Evans, shortly thereafter appearing at the London Coliseum, and later at the leading London theaters and concert halls; performed in Ezra Pound's opera, The testament of Francois Villon; Collignon also provided Pound his singing model for the closing lyrics of the two sections of Hugh Selwy...

Fitzgerald, Joan

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Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940

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English poet, playwright, and lampoonist. From the description of Humbert Wolfe letter September 12, 1921. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 13061267 Humbert Wolfe was an Italian-born English poet. From the guide to the Humbert Wolfe letter, September 12, 1921, (Ohio University) Humbert Wolfe was a gifted and energetic poet and civil servant. Born in Milan as Umberto Wolff, he became a British citizen when his father moved the family to England. Edu...

Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965

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Nancy Clare Cunard (March 10, 1896 - March 17, 1965) was an English writer, editor, publisher, political activist, anarchist and poet. She became a muse to some of the 20th century's most distinguished writers and artists, including Wyndham Lewis, Aldous Huxley, Tristan Tzara, Ezra Pound, and Louis Aragon, who were among her lovers, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Constantin Brancusi, Langston Hughes, Man Ray, and William Carlos Williams. In later years she suffered from mental illness, and her p...

Pearson, Norman Holmes, 1909-1975

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Rodker, John, 1894-1955

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British writer, publisher, and translator. From the description of John Rodker Papers, 1912-1982 (bulk 1920-1961). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122365909 English publisher. From the description of Autograph letter signed and typewritten letter signed : London, to Carlo Linati, 1920 Sept. 25 and 1927 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656163 John Rodker was born in ...

Pound, Dorothy

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O'Grady, Desmond, 1935-

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Gourmont, Rémy de, 1858-1915

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Rémy de Gourmont was a French critic and novelist, who was a long-time contributor to Mercure de France publications. From the description of Epilogues : manuscript, 1895-1901. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80781528 French novelist, critic and essayist. From the description of La parure (essay), n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78232504 Rémy de Gourmont was a French critic and novelist, who was a long-time contributor to Mercure de France...

Antheil, George, 1900-1959

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George Antheil, 1900-1959, composer of ultramodern music in the 1920's, prominent in the Parisian literary and artistic avant-garde of the period; subsequently composer of film scores in Hollywood as well as orchestral works and ballets; after 1939 composing in a more traditional style. From the description of George Antheil papers, 1919-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460879070 Composer. From the description of An explana...

Marinetti, F. T., 1876-1944

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Italian writer, artist and Futurist leader. From the description of Carso=Topaia : Una notte in dolina + Topi in amore (drawing), ca. 1917. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80251453 Founder and leader of the Futurist movement; married Benedetta Cappa, a Futurist writer and artist, in 1923. From the description of Papers of F.T. Marinetti and Benedetta Cappa Marinetti, 1902-1965 (bulk 1920-1939) (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 779557...

Blackmur, R. P. (Richard P.), 1904-1965

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American literary critic, author, and professor of English at Princeton University from 1951. From the description of Manuscripts. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529910 Blackmur was an American literary critic and poet. From the description of Poems, 1921-1964. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505745 From the guide to the R. P. (Richard P.) Blackmur poems, 1921-1964., (Houghton Library, Harvard College L...

Collignon, Raymonde.

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Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936

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Poet and founding editor of Poetry: a Magazine of Verse. From the description of Papers, 1873-1944 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 56101856 American editor, critic, and poet. Harriet Monroe was born in Chicago in 1860, and she remained identified all her life with the city. After gaining some local recognition as a poet, a newspaper critic and a lecturer on poetry, Monroe's literary reputation was based on her concep...

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Cornell, Julien D., 1910-

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Julien Cornell (1910-1994) was educated at Swarthmore and Yale Law School (Law 1993). A member of the Society of Friends, he defended conscientious objectors during World War II and served as the defense counsel for Pound during the initial stages of his treason trial and competency hearing. Cornell published several works, including The Trial of Ezra Pound (1966). From the description of Julien Cornell papers relating to Ezra Pound, 1945-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70217157...

Fitzgerald, Joan

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Pea, Enrico, 1881-1958

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McAlmon, Robert, 1895-1956

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Robert McAlmon, American author, was born in Kansas, one of ten children of an itinerant minister, and raised in several Midwestern states. After a brief stay in Chicago, where he met Emanuel Carnevali, he moved to New York in 1920 and quickly joined the literary circle active in Greenwich Village. With his friend William Carlos Williams, he founded Contact magazine; its four issues published work by Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, Glenway Wescott, and H. D. ...

Kenner, Hugh

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Barnard, Mary.

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American poet, biographer, and translator Mary Ethel Barnard was born in Vancouver, Washington on December 6, 1909. She was the daughter of Bertha Hoard and Samuel Melvin Barnard, who worked in the timber industry. After graduating from Reed College in 1932, Barnard established a relationship by mail with Ezra Pound, who became her literary mentor. Her poetry, prose, and translations of Greek poetry were published in literary magazines and as monographs. She was awarded numerous honors throughou...

Bunting, Basil

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Although British educator, journalist, and poet Basil Bunting has published numerous books of poetry, most critics consider Briggflatts: an autobiography his best work. Bunting was born on March 1, 1900, in Scotswood, Northumberland, England and died on April 17, 1985, in Hexham, England. From the description of Briggflatts : an autobiography : typescript, 1965. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 503472339 British modernist poet. From the descr...

Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972

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Poet, acting editor of The Dial magazine, 1925-1929. Born Marianne Craig Moore. From the description of Book manuscripts, 1935-1967. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122417395 From the description of Albums, [ca. 1905-1936]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524976 From the description of Family correspondence, 1848-1972, bulk 1905-1972. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540617 From the desc...

McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-

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Barney, Natalie Clifford

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Natalie Barney was a poet, playwright, novelist and essayist, whose salon in Paris, while serving as a gathering point for writers in general, aimed to promote the writings of women. From the description of Natalie Barney collection, ca. 1890-1954 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78138055 From the description of Natalie Barney collection, ca. 1890-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148438 Epithet: American writer British Library Archives and Manuscrip...

Scheiwiller, Giovanni, 1889-1965

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Gaudier-Brzeska, Henri, 1891-1915

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Henri Gaudier, French sculptor, painter, and writer, who resided in London, was one of the earliest abstract sculptors and an exponent of the Vorticist movement. He adopted the name Brzeska after he met his companion, Sophie Brzeska. Gaudier was instrumental in introducing modern art to England in the early 20th century. Other Vorticists included Ford Madox Ford (Hueffer), Ezra Pound, and Wyndham Lewis. The Vorticists published only two issues of a magazine called BLAST. The second issue did not...

Cavalcanti, Guido, -1300

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Russell, Peter, 1921-2003

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Peter Russell was an English poet, translator and critic. In the mid 1970s he held a writing fellowship as poet in residence at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. In 1979 he settled permanently in Italy, where he spent the rest of his life. From the description of Peter Russell fonds. [1947-1972]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676750031 British poet and publisher Peter Irwin Russell was born in 1921; his first book of poetry was publish...

Quinn, Mary Bernetta

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Sister Bernetta Quinn was born on 19 September 1915 in Lake Geneva, Wisc. She received a B.A degree from the College of St. Teresa in 1942, an M.A. from the Catholic University of America in 1944, and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1952. She has taught on the elementary and high school levels, as well as at colleges, including the College of Saint Teresa, Allen University, Norfolk State University, and Saint Andrews Presbyterian College. An accomplished poet...

Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962

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E. E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. While at Harvard, he delivered a daring commencement address on modernist artistic innovations, thus announcing the direction his own work would take. In 1917, after working briefly for a mail-order publishing company, the only regular employment in his career, Cummings volunteered to serve in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance group in France. Here he and a friend were imprisoned (on false grounds) for three months in a Frenc...

Hesse, Eva, 1936-1970

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Sculptor and instructor. Born in Hamburg, Germany, immigrated to the U.S. and later became naturalized. Studied at Pratt Institute, 1952-53, Art Students League, 1953 and Cooper Union, 1954-57, all in New York City. Lecturer at School of Visual Arts, New York City, 1968-70. From the description of Eva Hesse papers, 1914-1970, 1960-1970 (bulk dates). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83120458 ...

Zukofsky, Louis, 1904-1978

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American poet. From the description of Poetry manuscripts, [193-] (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18447266 American poet, translator. From the description of Louis Zukofsky Collection, 1910-1985. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122385750 Louis Zukofsky was born in Manhattan, on the lower east side, in 1904 to Pinchos and Channa Pruss Zukofsky, immi...

New Directions Incorporated

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Joyce, James, 1882-1941

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James Augustus Aloysius Joyce was born on February 2, 1882, in Rathgar, a borough of Dublin, Ireland, the eldest of ten children who survived infancy. In 1888 he was enrolled at Clongowes Wood College, a Jesuit boarding school near Dublin, where he stayed until 1891. Thereafter he attended Belvedere College, and then University College, Dublin, where he graduated in 1902 with a major in Italian. While at UCD Joyce wrote a paper in defense of Henrik Ibsen's drama called Drama and Life, which was ...

Connolly, Cyril, 1903-1974

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Editor of Horizon magazine. From the description of Letter, [19--]. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23435570 ...

Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963

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This collection covers the years of William Carlos Williams's medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, a year of service at a New York City hospital, a semester of medical study in Leipzig, and the period when he was setting up his medical practice and courting his future wife, Florence Herman, in his home town of Rutherford, N.J. During this time, his younger brother Edgar went from engineering and architectural studies at M.I.T. to further study of architecture at the American Academ...

Bird, William, 1883-1962.

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Fletcher, John Gould, 1886-1950

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American poet and critic. From the description of Correspondence, works, and clippings, 1910-1952, nd. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122453062 John Gould Fletcher, born in Little Rock, Arkansas and educated at Phillips Academy and Harvard (1903-1907), was a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author. Fletcher lived in England for years before returning home to Arkansas where, in the 1920s and 1930s, he was act...

Serly, Tibor

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Composer, conductor, and instrumentalist. From the description of Letters from Tibor Serly to Henry Pleasants, 1931-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435462 From the guide to the Tibor Serly letters to Henry Pleasants, 1931-1951, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Composed 1931. First performance Budapest, 13 May 1935, Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony in 3 movements...

Crosby, Caresse, 1891-1970

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Caresse Crosby was born Mary Phelps Jacob on April 30, 1891 in New Rochelle, New York, daughter of a prominent New England family. After a brief marriage to Richard Rogers Peabody, she married Harry Crosby in 1922 and soon after moved to France. In April, 1927, they founded a publishing company soon to become The Black Sun Press. The publications included a Hindu Love Book, The Fall of the House of Usher, and letters by Harry's cousin, Henry James, to Walter Berry. Other contributors to the Blac...

Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965

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Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965), a poet, critic, editor, and playwright, was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He received a B. A. in 1909 and an M. A. in 1910 from Harvard, where he also pursued a doctoral degree in philosophy. In 1915, he married Vivienne (Vivien) Haigh-Wood. He completed his dissertation in 1916 while living in England and submitted it to Harvard, but was unable to defend it. He was literary editor of the avant-garde magazine The Egoist. In the Spring 1917, he publishe...

Villa-Lobos, Heitor, 1887-1959

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Heitor Villa-Lobos (born March 5, 1887, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – died November 17, 1959, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) was a Brazilian composer, conductor, cellist, and classical guitarist described as "the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music".[1] Villa-Lobos has become the best-known South American composer of all time. A prolific composer, he wrote numerous orchestral, chamber, instrumental and vocal works, totaling over 2000 works by his death in 1959. His mu...

Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983

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Architect, inventor, scientist, teacher, philosopher, creator of the geodesic dome and the Dymaxion car. From the description of Letter, 1958 Feb. 10, Clemson, S.C. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 33018576 Mark Burginer is a California-based architect, whose interest in Buckminster Fuller's synergetic geometry led to some correspondence between them during the early 1980s. From the description of Letters to Mark Burginger, 1980-1981. (Unknown)...

Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

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Ezra Pound was an expatriate American poet and critic, a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement, and a fascist collaborator in Italy during World War II. His works include Ripostes (1912), Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920), and his 800-page epic poem, The Cantos (c. 1917–1962). Pound's contribution to poetry began in the early 20th century with his role in developing Imagism, a movement stressing precision and economy of language. Working in London as foreign editor of several American l...

Hartmann, Sadakichi, 1867-1944

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Art critic, painter and writer; Andover, New Hampshire and Banning, California. Author of several books on American art. From the description of Sadakichi Hartmann manuscript, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122370555 ...

Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997

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Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Louis and Naomi (Levy) Ginsberg. American poet, author, lecturer, and teacher who was one of the core members of the Beat Generation of American author's in the 1950's and early 1960's along with Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady. He died of complications of liver cancer on April 6, 1997. From the description of Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019390 ...

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961

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Born in 1899, Ernest Hemingway was the second of six children born to Grace Hall and Clarence Edmonds Hemingway. Ernest developed a love of literature and music from his mother, a trained opera singer and music teacher after her marriage, and gained a keen interest in outdoor sports--hunting, fishing, woodscraft--from his father, a doctor and avid naturalist. Divided between the family's home in Oak Park, Illinois, and their summer cottage on Lake Waldoon in Michigan, Ernest's chil...

Laughlin, James, 1914-1997

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James Laughlin was an American publisher and poet, and founder of the New Directions press. The son of a steel manufacturer, Laughlin attended Choate School in Connecticut and Harvard University (B.A., 1939). In the mid-1930s Laughlin lived in Italy with Ezra Pound, a major influence on his life and work; returning to the United States, he founded New Directions in 1936. Initially he intended to publish writings by ignored yet influential avant-garde writers of the period; Pound’s The Cantos ...

Quinn, Mary Bernetta.

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Sister Bernetta Quinn (1915- ) received a B.A. degree from the College of St. Teresa in 1942, an M.A. from the Catholic University of America in 1944, and a Ph. D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1952. A teacher and poet, Sister Bernetta's two primary areas of scholarship are the Catholic Church and modernist poetry, especially the life and work of Ezra Pound and Randall Jarrell. From the description of Mary Bernetta Quinn papers, 1937-1998. WorldCat record id: 32529748 ...

Hesse, Eva

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