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    By George Quasha

    "America a Prophecy" title page (1793) For the eye altering alters all William Blake, “The Mental Traveler” Who reads Blake? The easy answer is almost everyone who reads poetry—that is, has read...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    -the story of Sadakichi Hartmann, a bohemian artist who befriended both Walt Whitman and Ezra Pound! Who the heck is Sadakichi Hartmann? Well friends, The Believer's Michelle Legro has done...

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    By Andrew Joron

    http://youtu.be/Dn8m6GwC-jA 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...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    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...

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    By Lisa Jarnot

    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...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    "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...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    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 Modernist literature. Fearless researchers...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    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.”...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    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...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    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...

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