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Wayne Pounds <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 16 Dec 2003 16:22:38 +0900
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Sorry, but i see that the spelling of the proper name got garbled by the
computer. Let me try again.

The spelling I use is Tret'jakov.
Pound's is  Tretyakow, which he must have found in FRONT.


Lars Kleberg wrote:

> Dear colleagues,
> Sergei Tertyakov was a Russian  leftwing futurist and propagator of
> "literature of fact" (in the late 1920's and early 1930's). In a German
> edition of Sergej Tretjakow, Gesichter der Avantgarde (Aufbau-Verlag
> Berlin und Weimar 1991, p. 462) I found an interesting note:
> "1931 - Polemiken gegen Tretjakows Literaturbegriff und Schriftstellerbild
> [...]. Ezra Pound, 'Open letter to Tertyakov'. In: Front, 2/1931, s.
> 124-126".
> Obviously, this is a reply to Tretyakov's earlier  contribution to Front,
> cf. Baechler, Litz & Longenbach,  Pound's Contributions to periodicals
> (1991), vol. 5:
>         Open Letter to Tretyakow, kolchoznik, Front, I. 2 (Feb. 1931)
> 124-6. Concerning "Report of S. Tretyakow, Kolchoznik" in the issue for
> Dec. 1930.)
> Does anyone happen to know where I can find Pound's 'Open letter'? If the
> reference is correct, where can one find Front (obviously a journal)?
> I will be grateful for any hints for my further digging in the
> Russian-Western modernist connections!
> Sincerely,
> Lars Kleberg