The Books of 2012

My Library at LibraryThing One might think that the animated parade above of the covers of the fifty-some books (plus a couple I’m partway through at the moment, which I’m counting since they were and will continue to be huge reading projects) is not bad for a year’s reading… but if you look closely at […]

The Mays of Ventadorn by W.S. Merwin

This entry is part 27 of 49 in the series Blogging Pound's The Cantos

This entry is part 27 of 49 in the series Blogging Pound’s The CantosWhile I must admit to having read none of Merwin’s poetry, I found myself quite curious about his book, The Mays of Ventadorn; since encountering the most famous of the songs of Bernart de Ventadorn, I have always considered him my favorite […]

Ezra Pound Posts Delayed

This entry is part 26 of 49 in the series Blogging Pound's The Cantos

This entry is part 26 of 49 in the series Blogging Pound’s The CantosThose reading along will note that I missed last week’s Ezra Pound post: I got busy, and am still working my way through the source text I want to discuss. To add to that, I’m currently traveling and though I’ve read and […]