Hi Bob, I'm sorry to hear that. I've also visited the website and saw that the play was unpublished. Now it's probably gone. And you have lost someone you considered a friend, a part of your youth. I'm sorry. Roxana Quoting [log in to unmask] on Mon, 12 May 2014 00:47:49 +0000: > Roxana: > > > > After your last email, I went back into Ken Arnold's website and on > the Home page it stated that Ken Arnold passed away on January 24, > 2014. I hadn't spoken to him since 1978 when we were preparing his > play for full production. I wasn't aware of his website until I > searched for it today. I haven't been involved in theatre since I > left Washington, DC at the end of 1979. I've been too busy earning > a living and now fully involved in politics trying to save this > country from disappearing into the graveyard of history. > > > > --Bob Bowen > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > > From: "Roxana Preda" <[log in to unmask]> > To: [log in to unmask] > Sent: Sunday, May 11, 2014 5:59:18 PM > Subject: Re: Ezra Pound Society website and little magazine > > Hi Wayne, > In the footer of the website on the right side you'll see a menu > called Outreach and underneath, a link to something called "creative > writing". > This is the place. It's empty now, but we can put in a bibliography of > literary work based on EP's life, or a video clip, or anything useful > we might find. > R > > Quoting Wayne Pounds <[log in to unmask]> on Mon, 12 May 2014 > 08:36:21 +0900: > >> Roxanna, you say you've made a place on the website for >> contributions of the sort that Bob Bowen mentions, but where exactly >> is it? What is the button called? >> >> Many thanks-- >> >> Wayne >> >> On May 12, 2014, at 8:29 AM, Roxana Preda wrote: >> >> Hi Bob, >> "Ezra in Bedlam?" Oh, I'm all ears! >> You know, I would like to collect these things, plays, fiction and >> poems about EP, I mean we should know about those efforts and >> archive them. They are attuned to the times and give us a measure of >> how Pound was read and interpreted over the years. >> Thank you so much for mentioning this play, I'll look it up. If you >> come across further such titles, please let me know. I have made a >> place on the website especially for them. Some must make us cringe, >> but some might be good, who knows? It's a whole field of >> investigation I am very curious about. >> >> Thank you for registering as a member, I plan to keep things moving! >> >> With all my best, >> Roxana >> >> Quoting [log in to unmask] on Sun, 11 May 2014 21:57:49 +0000: >> >>> Roxana: >>> >>> >>> >>> Thank you so much for "Make It New." The first time I read those >>> words from EP I felt like he pushed the right button merging my >>> heart with my brain as one in all that I do. Since that moment I >>> have tried to always work them together. Using the brain without >>> the heart begets evil, the heart without the brain renders foolish >>> outcomes. Too bad that youth is wasted on the young as we spend >>> most of it learning how to die at peace with the world. >>> >>> >>> >>> I just subscribed to "Make It New" and look forward to many hours >>> experiencing the work of Ezra Pound. I was the Literary Manager at >>> the New Playwrights' Theatre of Washington in the 1970s when we >>> produced a new play "Ezra In Bedlam" by Ken Arnold of Philadelphia. >>> That was the inspiration for me to open my mind to the real work >>> of Ezra Pound rather than the mainstream media bashing published >>> during my youth. >>> >>> >>> >>> --Robert M. "Bob" Bowen >>> >>> Chairman, Constitution Party of New Mexico >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> ----- Original Message ----- >>> >>> >>> From: "Roxana Preda" <[log in to unmask]> >>> To: [log in to unmask] >>> Sent: Sunday, May 11, 2014 1:32:59 PM >>> Subject: Ezra Pound Society website and little magazine >>> >>> Ezra Pound Society Bulletin no. 5, May 11, 2014 >>> >>> Dear friends, >>> >>> Since I took over the running of this society of ours last year, I >>> have been talking to you about the desirability of a website and a >>> newsletter for our society. >>> >>> At some point I realized that the best thing would be to launch them >>> together. They are ready now and the time has come to show you what I >>> have been working on for the past few months. >>> >>> I must confess that I?ve been rather ambitious for our society ? other >>> literary organisations have websites, but none, so far as I know, is >>> interactive, like ours. >>> >>> All the other societies have newsletters, but none so far as I know, >>> is multimedia. In fact, the quality of contributions I received for >>> the first issue have prompted me to change its status to ?little >>> magazine?. If you care to register on the site to read the little mag, >>> I think you will agree with me. It is called Make It New. >>> >>> The magazine, as well as my proposals for society projects are closed >>> to the wider public and open just to members. You will see that the >>> table of contents of the little mag is open access. But in order to >>> actually read it, you?ll have to register. >>> >>> At this point this website is our society home. It is a house with a >>> lot of empty rooms waiting for your contributions and improvements. I >>> have provided just the minimum content, or a few placeholders. Ideally >>> it should become a place where we are comfortable to return ? to adorn >>> and enrich it as every loving homeowner does. >>> >>> The society is now initiating another way of gaining and cultivating >>> membership. In the past, members were the subscribers to Paideuma, a >>> model common to other literary societies as well. >>> >>> While we would certainly urge Pound scholars to maintain their >>> subscriptions to the journal, I think that another model, with a >>> low-cost subscription would be an incentive for more people to become >>> members. The society financial goals are as ever, to have a money >>> foundation for the awards. Then, if there is anything left, the >>> society could initiate and carry out a number of projects, which are >>> described on the website. It could also ideally offer some help to >>> deserving postgraduate students (a modest subvention of conference >>> travel costs comes to mind in that respect). >>> >>> Finally >>> Like anything that is new, the website might not always perform >>> smoothly or be the same for everyone in every circumstance. We are now >>> testing, experimenting. You have to make allowances for my new role as >>> web designer/ administrator. If you have problems or suggestions, >>> don?t shoot, just drop me an email or simply offer your help, it will >>> be welcome. >>> >>> As to the magazine ? when you see the pilot issue, you will have a >>> better idea of what it can do for us. Justin Kishbaugh will run it as >>> a managing editor and Barry Ahearn and I will be in the wings to look >>> kindly over his shoulder. We plan to do more reviewing, especially the >>> publications of the last two years. If you?d rather start smaller and >>> provide a chapter or article summary, this is welcome too. Just get in >>> touch. >>> >>> This is a cordial invitation to you all to become members of a changed >>> Ezra Pound Society ? with new presence and visibility, improved means >>> of communication, and a unique chance for us to work together. >>> >>> Just go to http://www.ezrapoundsociety.org >>> >>> With all my best, >>> Roxana >>> >>> >>> -- >>> The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in >>> Scotland, with registration number SC005336. >>> >>> >> >> >> -- >> The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in >> Scotland, with registration number SC005336. >> >> > > > -- > The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in > Scotland, with registration number SC005336. > > -- The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.