Wednesday, 30 December
687. The Road to St. Elizabeths: Pound’s Correspondence with Mencken and MacLeish
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Independence Salon III, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Ezra Pound Society
Presiding: Demetres Tryphonopoulos, Univ. of New Brunswick, Fredericton
1. “‘Pound and the Poet of the New Deal’: Pound and MacLeish in the 1930s,” Christa Fratantoro, Univ. of New Brunswick, Fredericton
2. “Ezra Pound and H. L. Mencken: A Correspondence,” Angelina Carione, Cumberland County Coll.
3. “Pound’s Release from St. Elizabeths: Pound and MacLeish, 1956–58,” David Roessel, Univ. of New Brunswick, Fredericton
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