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Sieburth, Richard

Overview
Works: 55 works in 116 publications in 4 languages and 3,663 library holdings
Genres: Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Diaries  Satire  History  Catalogs  Drama  Archives 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Redactor, Author of introduction, Commentator for written text, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PS3531.O82, 811.52
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Most widely held works by Richard Sieburth
Instigations : Ezra Pound and Remy de Gourmont by Richard Sieburth ( Book )
10 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hymns and fragments by Friedrich Hölderlin ( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New selected poems and translations by Ezra Pound ( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Pisan cantos by Ezra Pound ( Book )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Pisan Cantos were published in 1948 by New Directions and in the following year won the Bollingen Prize for poetry, awarded by the Library of Congress. The honor came amid violent controversy, for the dark cloud of treason still hung over Pound, now incarcerated in Washington's St. Elizabeths Federal Hospital for the Insane. Yet there is no doubt that The Pisan Cantos display some of the finest and most affecting writing in his long poem, marking an elegiac turn to the personal while synthesizing the philosophical, economic, and political themes of his previous cantos. They are now available for the first time as a separate paperbook, in this fully annotated edition prepared by Ricahrd Sieburth, who also contributes a thoroughgoing introduction, making Pound's masterwork fully accessible at last to students and general readers. --New Directions
A walking tour in southern France : Ezra Pound among the troubadours by Ezra Pound ( Book )
6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the course of transcribing and emending the text of "Walking Tour 1912," editor Richard Sieburth retraced Pound's footsteps along the roads to the troubadour castles. "What this peripatetic editing process...revealed," he writes, "was a remarkably readable account of a journey in search of the vanished voices of Provence that at the same time chronicled Pound's gradual discovery of himself as a modernist poet...."
Emblems of desire : selections from the "Délie" of Maurice Scève by Maurice Scève ( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Often considered a sixteenth-century Mallarme because of the radiant obscurity of his verse, Sceve emerges in these English translations as a poet whose passionate ironies can be compared to such English metaphysicals as Donne while at the same time evoking the oblique self-portraiture of John Ashbery." "Introduced and annotated by the prize-winning translator Richard Sieburth, this bilingual selection from Sceve's Delie (which also includes the fifty emblems illustrating the original edition) will appeal not only to students of French literature and lovers of poetry but also to the broader audience of readers drawn to the visual and verbal universe of the Renaissance."--BOOK JACKET
Selected writings by Gérard de Nerval ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Gerard de Nerval (1808-1855), a contemporary of Poe, De Quincey, Gogol and Heine, introduced into French literature a mode of writing rooted in German romanticism yet already recognizably modernist in its explorations of the uncertain borderlines between dream and reality, irony and madness, autobiography and fiction." "This selection of writings - the first such comprehensive gathering to appear in English - provides an overview of Nerval's work as a poet, belletrist, short-story writer and autobiographer. In addition to 'Aurelia', the memoir of his madness, 'Sylvie' (considered a 'masterpiece' by Proust), and the hermetic sonnets of 'The Chimeras', this volume includes Nerval's Doppelganger tales and experimental fictions. Selections from his correspondence demonstrate a lucid awareness of the strategies by which nineteenth-century psychiatry consigned his visionary imagination to the purgatory of mental illness."--BOOK JACKET
The fullness of time : poems by Gershom Scholem ( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The prophecies : a dual-language edition with parallel text by Nostradamus ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The mysterious quatrains of the sixteenth-century French astrologer Nostradamus have long proved captivating for their predictions. Nostradamus has been credited with anticipating the Great Fire of London, the rise of Adolf Hitler, and the September 11 terrorist attacks. Today, as the world grapples with financial meltdowns, global terrorism, and environmental disasters - as well as the Mayan prediction of the apocalypse on December 12, 2012 - his prophecies of doom have assumed heightened relevance. How has The Prophecies outlasted most books from the Renaissance? This edition considers its legacy in terms of the poetics of the quatrains, published here in a brilliant new translation and with introductory material and notes mapping the cultural, political, and historical forces that resonate throughout Nostradamus's epic, giving it its visionary power."--Publisher's website
Lenz by Georg Büchner ( Book )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and German and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canetti considered "Lenz" to be THE seminal reading experience in his life. First example of modernist prose in European literature
Stroke by stroke by Henri Michaux ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Stroke by Stroke is a pairing of two of Henri Michaux's most suggestive texts, Par des traits (Stroke by Stroke, 1984) and Saisir (Grasp, 1979), written toward the end of his life. The author's idiogrammic ink drawings accompany his poetic explorations of animals, humans, and the origins of language. These texts work at the borders of word and image, interior and exterior, sacred and mundane. In a series of verbal/pictorial gestures at once explosive and contemplative, Michaux emerges at his most Zen."--Publisher's website
The salt smugglers : history of the Abbé de Bucquoy by Gérard de Nerval ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geometries by Eugène Guillevic ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected poems and translations by Ezra Pound ( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Autour de Natalie Clifford Barney : recueil by Bibliothèque littéraire Jacques Doucet ( Book )
4 editions published in 1976 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Signs in action : Pound/Michaux by Richard Sieburth ( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The prophecies by Nostradamus ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poems and translations by Ezra Pound ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: Poetic visionary Ezra Pound catalyzed American literature's modernist revolution. From the swirling center of poetic change he excited the powerful energies of Eliot, Joyce, and William Carlos Williams and championed the Imagism and Vorticism movements. This volume, the most comprehensive collection of his poetry and translations ever assembled, gathers all his verse except The Cantos. In addition to the famous poems that transformed modern literature, it features dozens of rare and out-of-print pieces, such as the handmade first collection Hilda's Book (1905-1907), late translations of Horace, rare sheet music translations, and works from a 1917 "lost" manuscript. Pound's influential Cathay (1915), Lustra (1917), and Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920)-as surely as his later masterly Confucian odes and Sophoclean dramas-followed the poet's own directive to "make it new," opening fresh formal pathways into ancient traditions. Through these works and others representing more than 30 different volumes and dozens of pieces that Pound never collected, Poems and Translations reveals the breadth of his daring invention and resonant music: lyrics echoing the Troubadors and Browning, chiseled 1920s free verse, and dazzling translations that led Eliot to call Pound "the inventor of Chinese poetry for our time." An extensive chronology offers guidance to Pound's tumultuous life. Detailed endnotes of unprecedented range and depth clarify Pound's fascinatingly recondite allusions
Marginalia de Melville by Susan Howe ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weights and measures = Poids et mesures by Richard Sieburth ( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in French and Multiple languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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