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Poetry as Oracular Radio April 8, 2013: To send or receive? That is the question. Watching Cocteau’s Orpheus for the umpteenth time the other night, I was impressed, during the scene in which Orpheus is listening to the car radio, by [...] by

In Which Poets Just Say Don’t!! March 1, 2013: A hundred years ago this month, Poetry magazine published Ezra Pound’s “A Few Don’ts by an Imagiste,” which proved to be a poetry game-changer by taking poets to task for [...] by

Guests of Space January 22, 2013: Mid-January is the time of travel in our household. We’re packed up for our annual trip across the Atlantic to visit family, friends, and poets in London. The transition from here to there—that [...] by

Ezra Pound in Italy September 12, 2012: “On May 24 1945, distinguished U.S. poet Ezra Loomis Pound found himself locked in a special cell – a cage, really – in the United States Army Disciplinary Training Center in Metato, a few [...] by

New Pound Acquisitions at Beinecke Library July 31, 2012: Scholars rejoice! This posted today at the Beinecke Library: Recent acquisitions of Ezra Pound letters and manuscripts present new research opportunities in the Beinecke Library’s collection on [...] by

Prufrock, Adamantine Stupidity, Tennessee Williams, and Latin American Modernists July 3, 2012: We talk a lot about poets’ first appearances in Poetry and one of the most influential, and most frequently mentioned, is T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” The poem [...] by

Transcript: Allen Ginsberg on Bob Dylan, Ezra Pound, and the American Voice June 29, 2012: It may come as no surprise that Ginsberg the scholar was just as lively as Ginsberg the poet. For the past few days, The Allen Ginsberg Project blog has been posting segments of an argument between [...] by

Pound’s “Station,” Lorca’s “Rider,” and Berryman’s “Traveler” May 2, 2012: In April 1913, Ezra Pound published a series of poems under the title “Contemporania” in Poetry. The final poem in the group is one of Pound’s most well-known (and frequently [...] by

“Exile’s Letter” is stuck in Edmund White’s head February 6, 2012: We’ve written about the Paris Review’s “The Poem Stuck in My Head” series before (here and here). But that’s because we like it so much. In the latest installment, [...] by

Double murders & Pound in pidgin February 1, 2012: If you’ve taken a peek at the January issue of Poetry, you might have noticed something new on the last page. In honor of Poetry’s centennial, each month the magazine will be reprinting [...] by