Thank you all for your prompt and helpful advice! I will write to New
Directions about this. Many thanks!
On 31 July 2017 at 16:20, David Moody <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> David Griffith is correct about US law. In UK law copyright is still 70
> years from the death of the author.
> -----Original Message----- From: David Griffith
> Sent: Monday, July 31, 2017 1:08 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Obtaining permission to print Pound's poems in publications
> While I respect and support the wish to have the approval of the Pound
> estate in such matters, I must also point out that works published prior to
> 1923 -- which includes the Blast material from 1914-1915 -- are now in the
> public domain and may be freely used without permission.
> On Jul 30, 2017, at 10:18 AM, wmcpratt <0000014d01b61b2f-dmarc-reques
>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Dear Sarah: Write to:
>> Declan Spring, Permissions EditorNew Directions Publishing Corporation80
>> Eighth AvenueNew York, BY 10011
>> He will check with Mary, Pound's daughter, who is the executor for the
>> Ezra Pound estate, who has the final word. You should quote what you are
>> asking him for, and he will probably grant permission for a stated fee. I
>> think he will reply to your request, but he may ask for details about your
>> book, such as publication date and number of copies to be printed.
>> Good luck, Bill Pratt
>> Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
>> -------- Original message --------From: Sarah Lee <[log in to unmask]>
>> Date: 7/30/17 7:08 AM (GMT-05:00) To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Obtaining permission to print Pound's poems in publications
>> Dear Poundians,
>> I'm writing a book chapter concerning Pound's early poetry and would like
>> to quote from some of his Imagist and *BLAST* poems. Just wondering how I
>> can seek permission from the EP Estate for printing them? (Advice would be
>> greatly appreciated as this will be my first time to publish on Pound.)
>> Many thanks!
>> Best regards,
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