William Carlos Williams



Prologue [II]



Literatur: Williams
Literatur: The Little Review


Nothing is good save the new. If a thing have novelty it stands intrinsically beside every other work of artistic excellence. If it have not that, no loveliness or heroic proportion or grand manner will save it. It will not be saved above all by an attenuated intellectuality.

Our prize poems have been mostly junk – though there is certain candid indecency of form about Lindsey's work that is attractive. But these poems are especially to be damned not because of superficial bad workmanship but as Mr. J. again correctly adjudges, because they are rehash, repetition – just as Eliot's more exquisite work is rehash, repetition in another way of Verlaine, Beaudelaire, Maeterlinck, – conscious or unconscious: – just as there are Pound's early paraphrases from Yeats and his constant later cribbing from the renaissance, Provence and the modern French: Men content with the connotations of their masters.





Erstdruck und Druckvorlage

The Little Review.
Bd. 6, 1919, Nr. 1, Mai, S. 74-80.

Unser Auszug: S. 76.

Die Textwiedergabe erfolgt nach dem ersten Druck (Editionsrichtlinien).

Prologue [I]   in
The Little Review. Bd. 5, 1919, Nr. 11, April, S. 1-10

The Little Review   online
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Literatur: Williams

Brandmeyer, Rudolf: Poetiken der Lyrik: Von der Normpoetik zur Autorenpoetik. In: Handbuch Lyrik. Theorie, Analyse, Geschichte. Hrsg. von Dieter Lamping. 2. Aufl. Stuttgart 2016, S. 2-15.

Doyle, Charles (Hrsg.): William Carlos Williams. The Critical Heritage. London u.a. 1980.

Ernst, Jutta: Amerikanische Modernismen. Schreibweisen, Konzepte und zeitgenössische Periodika als Vermittlungsinstanzen. Würzburg 2018.
Vgl. S. 350-357.

MacGowan, Christopher (Hrsg.): The Cambridge Companion to William Carlos Williams. New York 2016.

Montgomery, Will: Short Form American Poetry. The Modernist Tradition. Edinburgh 2020.

Morrissey, Patrick: Private Avowal, Public Front: Reading Williams' Kora in Hell. In: Textual Practice 33.1 (2019), S. 35-51.

Newcomb, John T.: How Did Poetry Survive? The Making of Modern American Verse. Urbana, Ill. u.a. 2012.

Painter, Kirsten B.: Flint on a Bright Stone. A Revolution of Precision and Restraint in American, Russian, and German Modernism. Stanford, Calif. 2006.

Welsch, J. T.: The Formalistic Grounds of William Carlos William's Critique of Imagism. In: Imagism: Essays on Its Initiation, Impact and Influence. Hrsg. von John Gery u.a. New Orleans, La. 2013, S. 123-131.



Literatur: The Little Review

Baggett, Holly A.: Making No Compromise. Margaret Anderson, Jane Heap, and the "Little Review". Ithaca, NY 2023.

Brinkman, Bartholomew: Poetry, the Little Review, and Chicago Modernism. In: Chicago. A Literary History. Hrsg. von Frederik B. Køhlert. Cambridge 2021, S. 180-193.

Dimakopoulou, Stamatina: Politics and Paradigms for Art in America: Reframing Radicalism in The Little Review. In:: Revues modernistes, revues engagées: (1900-1939). Hrsg. von Hélène Aji u.a. Rennes 2011, S. 269-285.
URL: http://books.openedition.org/pur/38428

Doyle, Charles (Hrsg.): William Carlos Williams. The Critical Heritage. London u.a. 1997.

Drouin, Jeffrey: Close- and Distant-Reading Modernism: Network Analysis, Text Mining, and Teaching The Little Review. In: Journal of Modern Periodical Studies 5.11 (2014), S. 110-135.

Ernst, Jutta: Amerikanische Modernismen. Schreibweisen, Konzepte und zeitgenössische Periodika als Vermittlungsinstanzen. Würzburg 2018.

Gammel, Irene: Baroness Elsa. Gender, Dada and Everyday Modernity. Cambridge Mass. u.a. 2002.
S. 238-261: The Little Review and Its Dada Fuse, 1918 to 1921.

Golding, Alan: The Dial, The Little Review, and the Dialogics of Modernism. In: Little Magazines & Modernism. New Aproaches. Hrsg. Von Suzanne W. Churchill u. Adam McKible. Aldershot u.a. 2007, S. 67-81.

Golding, Alan: The Little Review (1914-29). In: The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines. Hrsg. von Peter Brooker u.a. Bd. 2: North America 1894-1960. Oxford 2012, S. 61-84.

Hutton, Clare: Yeats, Pound, and the Little Review, 1914-1918. In: International Yeats Studies 3.1 (2018), S. 33-48.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.34068/IYS.03.01.03

Hutton, Clare: Serial Encounters: Ulysses and The Little Review. Oxford 2019.

Marek, Jayne: Women Editing Modernism. "Little" Magazines & Literary History. Lexington 1995.

Morrisson, Mark S.: The Public Face of Modernism. Little Magazines, Audiences, and Reception, 1905-1920. Madison, Wis. u.a. 2001.
Kap 4: Youth in Public: The Little Revies and Commercial Culture in Chicago (S. 133-166).

Scott, Thomas L. / Friedman, Melvin J. (Hrsg.): Pound/The Little Review. The Letters of Ezra Pound to Margaret Anderson: The Little Review Correspondence. New York 1988.

Sigler, Amanda: Modernist Authorship and Transatlantic Periodical Culture 1895–1925. London u. New York 2022.



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