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James Kraus <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 25 Mar 2004 10:54:15 -1000
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You might find "Machine Art" useful. (edited by Maria Luisa Ardizone,
Duke Univ. Press).

Jim Kraus

>I've been thinking about the parallels between Pound's poetics and
>the film aesthetic of the 1920s, and I'm looking for information on
>what movies Pound may have seen during this period and what he might
>have thought/said about them. I'm also
>looking for critical commentary on the relationship between Pound's
>poetic methods and film technique. Kenner in The Pound Era and Max
>Nanny in his book on Pound and the electronic age mention that in
>developing his concept of "montage" Eisenstein
>points to the Chinese ideogram as a model, and the analogy with
>Pound's poetic method is obvious; but neither Kenner nor Nanny
>explores the relationship between Pound's poetic methods and actual
>films of the time.  Any tips would be much appreciated.
>Burt Hstlen