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II. Writings

Journals/Memoirs
Box 49
  • Journals:
    • 1. 1993, Sept. 16–1994, July 4 and clippings removed from volume (3 folders)
    • 2. 1995, July 1–21
    • 3. 2000, July 26–2001, Feb. 12 and items removed from volume (2 folders)
    • 4. 2001, Feb. 13–Sept. 6 and clippings removed from volume (2 folders)
    • 5. 2001, Sept. 7–2002, May 13 and clippings removed from volume (2 folders)
    • 6. 2002, May 14–2003, Feb. 5 and clippings removed from volume (2 folders)
    • 7. 2003, Feb. 6–Nov. 11 and items removed from volume (2 folders)
    • 8. 2003, Oct. 8–14
Box 49
  • Memoirs:
    • I. 1965, May 17
    • II. 1966, Apr. 11
Box 50
  • Memoirs:
    • III. 1967, Dec. 17 and items removed from volume (2 folders)
    • IV. undated
    • V. undated
Box 98
  • Notes removed from Journals 3 thru 7 (1 card file box)

Poetry

Arranged by title of published or unpublished volume, though some folders may only include a few items related to a published work. One folder per title, unless otherwise indicated. Unsorted, individual poems follow.

Box 50
  • The Abettors. Thesis
  • Ado (12 folders)
Box 51
  • Ado (cont.) (17 folders)
Box 52
  • Aegis. One poem, note and review only
  • Ahem
  • All the Papyrus
  • And the Word. Reviews only
  • Antics (2 folders)
  • Anything Knows
  • The Apotheosis
  • Arctic
  • As If
  • At This Point
  • Auspices
  • Behold
  • Being Saigyō
  • Blessings (2 folders)
  • The Book of Nothing
  • Breath Works
  • But What Is Said
  • Buts
  • Buts II
  • Buts III
Box 53
  • Celan
  • The Conversations
  • The Descent From Daimonji. Italian translations of several poems only
  • The Despairs
  • Earth Sensei
  • The Edge
  • Edgewise/Trellis
  • The Enhancement
  • The Entr'acte
  • Essere Continuato. Review and royalty statement only
  • The Exultations – in memory of Stella Makin
  • Field Notes
  • Figures of Speech
  • For All Time
  • For Instance
  • For the First Time
  • For the Silences
  • For the Silences II
  • For the Silences III
  • For Whom
Box 54
  • Getting Through
  • Gifted
  • Give Away
  • Going Going
  • Good Guise
  • Gratis. Two poems removed from published volume only
  • Having To
  • Hearth
  • Helpmate
  • How/Now
  • The Impossible
  • In Particular: Poems New and Selected. Review only
  • In Payment
  • In the Clear
  • In Vain
  • Invitation to Primavera
  • Just Asking
  • A Language Without Words
  • Left Overs
  • Living Costs
  • Living Dying
Box 55
  • The Messages
  • The Mirror Makers
  • Next to Nothing
  • No Answer
  • No Choice
  • No News
  • No Shit. One poem, review and ad only
  • Not To Digress
  • Not Without Reason
  • Nothing Doing
  • Nothing Doing (3 folders)
  • Noting
  • Now Now
  • O/I
  • Of, Volumes 1–2 (8 folders)
Box 56
  • Of, Volume 3 (4 folders)
  • The Old Show
  • On the Sun
  • Once Again
  • Only Words
  • Otherwise
  • Out and Out. Reviews, notes, several Portuguese translations only
  • The Package
  • The Pitch
  • Plenum
  • Plight. One poem and contents page only
  • Pointing
  • The Precisions
  • Present
  • Psalms
  • Rigamarole
  • Rips
  • Root Song. One poem only
Box 57
  • 'S
  • Sez You
  • The Silences
  • So?
  • So Much
  • Songs of Silence
  • So Far So Good
  • The Squeeze
  • Throes
  • To Be Continued
  • To Occupy a Space (2 folders)
  • Together. Title page only
  • Too Much
  • Trove
  • Until
  • Upon
  • Urnings
  • Variation
  • What More Is There?
  • What the Hell
  • What We Are
  • Where Its At
  • Words For Each Other. Review only
Box 58
  • You Suckers!
  • Untitled volume
  • "Old Poems" (2 folders)
  • Signed poems
  • Miscellaneous poetry (12 folders)
Box 59
  • Miscellaneous poetry (9 folders)

Prose

Arranged alphabetically by title of essay or book–length work. Book reviews, a notebook of essays, film reviews, forewords, introductions and prefaces, fragments of works, and printed essays complete this section.

Box 59
  • Aesthetic Theory. 8/22/84. 27 p.
  • After Auschwitz. 7/22/83 2 p.
  • Afterwards/Now. 2/28/79. 3 p.
  • The American in Japan. 10/21/89. 7 p.
  • And Yet. week of mid July 1984. 23 p.
  • Animal Behavior. 3/16–17/86. 17 p.
  • Another Look at Vermeer's "Painter in His Studio" 2/12/73. 8 p.
  • Aristotle's Pill. 5/15/94. 2 p.
  • The Art. 6/27/59. [1 p.]
  • Art as Leisure. 11/21/84. 9 p.
  • The Art of Human Community. 8/11/73. 7 p.
  • Art/Religion. 10/7/73. 3 p.
  • As Against Darwin. 4/30/80. [5 p.]
  • An Audience of One at Hamlet. 2/9/85. 360 p. (2 folders)
  • Auspices
  • Backfield in Motion: Zukofsky's "The Old Poet Moves to a New Apartment 14 Times." 10/4–7/84. 28 p.
  • The Bath. 2/18/59. 2 p.
  • Beckett, Laporte & Van Velde. 7/27/84. [8 p.]
  • Being Orestes. undated. 7 p.
  • Betwixt & Between. undated. [5 p.]
  • Beyond Myth & Beyond Philosophy. 1/13/94 2 p.
  • The Bios Bias. 3/8/84. 6 p.
  • The Blight of Man. 9/15/89. 3 p.
  • A Blue Night Beacon. 1985. 3 p.
  • Breath Works. undated. 2 p.
  • CO [Charles Olson]: New Man and Woman. 1975. 6 p.
  • Care Care and Dear Concern. 12/15/58. 8 p.
  • The Ceiling/in situ. 5/5/83. 3 p.
  • Chiaroscuro. 8/4/84. 20 p.
  • The Challenge of Lucidity or the Act of Darkness. undated. [2 p.] **incomplete?
  • The Chicken & the Egg (Evolution Again). 6/8/84 6 p.
  • Clive Bell's Art. 11/26/60. 3 p.
  • A Commentary of Hopkins' Notes on Poetic Structures. 6/17/59. 5 p.
  • A Commentary on "Imagination as Value." undated. 2 p.
  • The Conscience of Poetry. 1/12/87. 10 p.
  • The Criteria. 5/20/59. 4 p.
  • The Death of a Wand. 3/12/90. 6 p.
  • The Dimension of a Language as Spiritual Event. 3/2/82. 6 p.
  • Dismembering Poets. undated. 12 p.
  • La Dolce Vita. 7/26/61 4 p.
  • Don't Mind Me. 8/21/83. 20 p.
  • The Door. 3/1/67. 2 p.
  • Dreamery. 6/28–30/77. 36 p.
  • Drugs. 1/15/75. 3 p.
  • Durable Fire. undated. 11 p.
  • Dying Place. 12/5/84. 5 p.
  • Earth People/Sky People/People People: Essays of Edgar Anderson. 12/7/85. 13 p.
  • The Economics of Poetry. undated. [2 p.] **incomplete??
  • The Edge of Silence: An Extended Reading of Ted Enslin's Ranger. 5/85. 288 p.
  • Eight Contemporary Poets, by Calvin Bedient (Oxford University Press, 1974). undated book review.
  • Emily. [25 p.]
  • The Ethno+Ecologist in His Laboratory. 4/15/59. 3 p.
  • The Evasions of one. 6/10/73. 8 p.
  • Evil. 7/29/88. 3 p.
  • The Experts Tell Us. Book review of Your Child is a Person, by Dr. Stella Chess, et al. undated. 16 p.
  • Fame is the Lure. 6/5/86. 2 p.
  • Family (film treatment). Photocopy. undated. 4 p.
  • Finding the Word: A Study of "Pamphylian" (1951) in the Zukofsky Canon. 10/17–18/86. 8 p.
  • The Flowering. 11/15/85. 3 p.
  • For Ellen Zweig in Ann Arbor. 7/14/77. 4 p.
  • The Freudian Complexities. 1/4/96. 4 p.
  • The Futility of Life. 7/31/94. 2 p.
  • Facing Eden or Extinction. 10/17/81–ll/2/83. 2 p.
  • Génie. undated. 3 p.
  • Glass Mountains. 11/1/73. 15 p.
  • History/Facts/Event. 3/3/84. 7 p.
  • Idiosyncratics. 11/10/81 4 p.
  • Immemorialities. 4/5/87. 4 p.
  • The Immortality of Art. 5/24/76. 3 p.
  • In Critique. undated. 7 p.
  • In Other Words: Essays on the Art of Language, Volume III. 5/10/78. [ca. 200 p.]
  • In the End. 8/8/77. 3 p.
  • In View/In Loco. 4/29/83. 5 p.
  • Instance: Poetry and Ego. 4/4/86. 5 p.
  • The Interior Paramour: Wallace Stevens' Ordinary Evening. 4/84. 67 p.
  • Interpretations. 4/30/77. 6 p.
  • The Issue of Space. undated. 10 p. (pub. Winds: Inflight Magazine of Japan Air Lines, May 1987)
  • Jargonautical. 6/8/92. 2 p.
  • Jottings. 1948–1952. [ca. 200 p.] (2 folders)
  • The Just Society. 80's. 2 p.
  • Justice on Trial 12/15/85. 5 p.
  • Justices (treatment for television series). undated. [6 p.]
Box 60
  • Kafka & the Need to Write, for Maurice Blanchot In honorem. 1990. 15 p.
  • Kyoto/as a way of life. undated. 8 p. (pub. Winds: Inflight Magazine of Japan Air Lines, Oct. 1986)
  • Kyoto: Words of Autumn. undated. 11 p.
  • Language Imagination. undated. 10 p.
  • Learning Matisse. 3/26/83. 3 p.
  • Leda & the Swan. 9/24/74. 8 p.
  • Leisure As Culture. 8/6/83. 9 p.
  • Leonardo's Vision. 1/25/77–10/23/77. 15 p.
  • Letters from Younger Poets. 6/8/88. 63 p.
  • Letters to Myself. 1972. [9 p.]
  • The Limits of Judgment. 5/12–13/80. 11 p.
  • The Little Mag: A Reading of Felix Stefanile's Essay, "The Imagination of the Amateur" (1982). 5/10/82. 7 p.
  • The Loss of the Frame, The Abandonment of the Surface. undated. 4 p.
  • Louis Zukofsky. undated. 2 p.
  • Lucky Inc. undated. [2 p.]
  • Making Out: a sort of dialogue––i.e. between two old poets. 8/6/77. 5 p.
  • Marginalia on Conversations with Levi–Strauss/Charbonnier. 1/17–28/72. 50 p.
  • Marginalia on T.S. Eliot's Essays on Poetry & Poets. undated. 17 p.
  • The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. Notes. 1955. [ca. 40 p.]
  • The Meaning. 5/12/77. 4 p.
  • The Meaning of Nature. 3/9/92. 3 p.
  • Meeting in Firenze. 11/1/81. 7 p.
  • The Mimesis Issue. 8/9/77. 5 p.
  • The Misologue. incomplete. undated. 4 p.
  • Misunderstandings: Roland Barthes' Empire of Signs, 1983. 2/10/84. 19 p.
  • More on the Sounding of Poems. 4/5/67. 3 p.
  • The Mountain. 4/3/59. [2 p.]
  • Mountains for Mohammad. 5/20–21/85. 5 p.
  • Movement in the Integral Education of Man. undated. 2 p. incomplete??
  • The Movement of Poetry. 4/27/77. [11 p.]
  • My Log Book / notes 1930–1936. undated. 4 p.
  • Nature, Mother of Invention. Book review of The Engineering of Plant Life, by Felix R. Paturi (Pelican Book, 1978). 7/18–30/78. 35 p.
  • The New Abstraction/The New Evasion. 12/7–8/82. 4 p.
  • No Teach. 7/28/68. 225 p.; miscellaneous notes, drafts and clippings. (2 folders)
  • A Note on Hayakawa Ikutada. 5/27/87. 3 p.
  • Notes on "The Dynamics of Creation," by Anthony Storr (1972, reprint by Penguin Books, 1976). undated. 10 p. incomplete??
  • Notes on the "Notes" [Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction, by Wallace Stevens]. 8/79. [93 p.]
  • Notes Towards a New Cinema. 5/30/84 3 p.
  • Notes Toward "Real–Theatre." 8/28/59. 4 p.
  • Now. 4/17/59. 2 p.
  • The Obfuscations of Mentality. 3/10–13/85. 26 p.
  • The Obligation of Failure: Poetry and "The Real World" 11/24–25/84. 19 p.
  • Oedipus Revisited. 4/23–25/75. [12 p.]
  • Of a Piece. undated. 56 p. (incomplete)
  • On Culture is Not Neutral, Whom Does It Serve? by Meredith Tax,...(Pelican, 1972). 4/25/74. 19 p.
  • On Poetry. 3/17/59. [1 p.]
  • On Rhyme. 5/11/59. 2 p.
  • On the Rembrandt Chapter of Max Raphael's The Demands of Art. 3/3/70. 7 p.
  • The Opener. 12/19/80. 8 p.
  • The Oral Art. 7/13/75. 7 p.
  • Oral Drama. 5/22/68. 2 p.
  • The Oral Poem & Its Copy. 3/23/85. 5 p.
  • The Oral Poem As Against the Oral Tradition. 8/16/77. 5 p.
  • The Oral Relation. 7/6/75. 3 p.
  • The Orality of Poetry. 10/5/85. [18 p.]
  • The Order of Poetry. 9/3/84. 3 p.
  • The Order of Words. 1/31/82. 4 p.
  • The Overinformed Heart. 9/14/86. 17 p.
  • Page One. 10/15/83. 14p.
  • Part of the Long Return. 5/10/61. 3 p.
  • Personality and Expression. 1950. 2 copies, 6 p. and 4 p.
  • Perspectives in Painting. 5/30/59. [1 p.]
  • The Play's the Thing. 5/15/75. 2 p.
  • Poet as Re–Source. 7/29/68. 3 p.
  • The Poetics of Language. 6/10/82. 44 p.
  • Poetists & Poeticians. 8/9/90. 5 p.
  • The Poetry As It Occurs. 3/29/78. 2 p.
  • The Poetry Of Poetry. undated. [1 p.] incomplete??
  • Poetry: The Art of Breathing Words. 7/12/59. 3 p.
  • The Postmodernist. l0/1/76. 2 p.
  • Posthistorical Man. 9/29/76. 3 p.
  • The Predicament of Hamlet. 6/2/59. 3 p.
  • The Prize. 5/6/84. 3 p.
  • Pronounced Eyes. l0/26–27/88. [3 p.]
  • Prosecution of the Child Parent, a discussion of Morton Schatzman's Soul Murder (Penguin, 1976). undated 4 p. incomplete??
  • Pushing the Oral Improvisation. 5/14/68. 3 p.
  • The Quality of Theatre. 5/7/75. 7 p.
  • Raphael on "Guernica." 3/8/70. 4 p.
  • Reading plan of Narration D'Equilibre. undated. [4 p.]
  • Real Theatre. 8/8/66. 3 p.
  • The Real Worth. undated. 2 p.
  • Recognitions. 12/6/76. 3 p.
  • Reflection on Reflections in Natural History, notes on S.J. Gould's Ever Since Darwin, 1977). 6/26/83. 14 p.
  • The Relations of Poetry. 7/25/92. 3 p.
  • Repetition. undated. 3 p.
  • A Reply to the Laureate. 10/28/82. 9 p.
  • Resuming Oral Poetry. 3/28/68. 3 p.
  • The Return. 10/16/58. 4 p.
  • The Revelation & Vigor of Language. undated. [2 p.]
  • The Rhetoric of Existence. 2/14/59. 2 p.
  • Rimbaud's "H." 1/26/76. 6 p.
  • Rimbaud's "Hélène." undated. 3 p.
  • Rimbaud's "Mémoire." 10/21/75. [21 p.]
  • Robbe–Grillet as Theorist. 4/20/71. 3 p.
  • St. Martin's, Robert Creeley. 8/7/71. 6 p.
  • The Scientific. 2/21/80. [10 p.]
  • The Shape of the Plough. 4/27/55. 2 p. incomplete??
  • Shelley & the "Accident" of his Death. undated. 5 p.
  • Shiryu Morita & Yuichi Inoue: Modern calligraphy. Various drafts and copies. 4/16–29/65. [ca. 40 p.]
  • The Sign of the Poem. 9/22/67. 4 p.
  • A Slow Response to Projective Verse. undated. 9 p.
  • The Soft Touch. 3/10/84. 23 p.
  • Some Light on Darkness. 2/14/85. 9 p.
  • Specimen Badge. 12/10/84. 10 p.
  • Some Notes on Improvisation in Relation to Oral Poetry. 3/11/78. 6 p.
  • Starglow. 6/23/85. 4 p.
  • Still Life. 8/7–8/66. 9 p.
  • The Story. 11/10/58. 2 p.
  • Sudden Awakenings. 9/25/91. 5 p.
  • The Suspect. undated. 2 p.
  • T S Eliot. 8/20/59. 3 p.
  • The Talk. 10/7/85. 2 p.
  • Tempest. undated. 188 p.; draft pages and notes. ca. 50 p. (2 folders)
  • There's Gould in Them There Selected Hills. 6/5/98. 3 p.
  • The Thing in Itself. 12/2/84. 6 p.
  • Threads. 10/26/73. 9 p.
  • Three Faces of Poetry: William Carlos Williams, Louis Zukofsky, George Oppen. 11/84. 72 p.; addenda. [7 p.]
  • The Tinbergen Sense of Autism. undated. 5 p. incomplete??
  • To Hell With Making a Speech? undated. 2 p.
  • Too Much Love is Enough. 6/18/69. 3 p.
  • A Tottery Waltz. 6/25/84. 7 p.
  • Towards a Philosophy of Poetry. 5/3–4/92. [3 p.]
  • Translation Revisited. 1/11–12/81. 12 p.
  • Translations: The Metaphysical Act. 2/16/84. 4 p.
  • Truths. 9/21/74. 3 p.
  • The Understanding of Dreams. 8/9/84. 6 p.
  • The Unteachables. 5/18/71. [ca. 60 p.]; several related articles and clippings
  • Valery's Art of Poetry. 1/12/62. 8 p.; notes. [6 p.]
  • La Vigilia. 2/20/59. 3 p.
  • The Violence of Being. 6/8/88. 4 p.
  • Visual Meditation: The Art of Hidetaka Ohno. [1963?] [ca. 150 p. and a notebook] (2 folders)
  • The Weed Garden. undated. 2 p. incomplete??
  • What's Going on Here. 9/5/87. 6 p.
  • What's In a Name? 1/26/78. 3 p.
  • Where Were We Now: Essays & Postscriptum. galleys. 1991
  • Who's Obdurate. 9/30/93. 5 p.
  • Why Poetry? Why Me? Why Why? 5/18/77. 3 p.
  • Word for Word: Essays on the Art of Language, Volume I. various essays, mostly 1982 and review and copyright certificates for Volume I and Volume II titled At Their Word.
  • Words as Rhythm. 6/9/77. 12 p.
  • Working the Desert. 10/26/84. 5 p.
Box 61
  • Year One. 1963. [ca. 400 p.]
  • Zukofsky/Adams. 5/19/84. 3 p.
  • Zukofsky's Conflations. 4/15/83. 4 p.
  • [Zukofsky, Louis. A 1–12]. 1980s–1990s. (6 folders)
  • [Zukofsky, Louis. Anew]. 1986–1994. [ca. 100 p.]
  • Untitled essays (2 folders)
  • Book reviews.
  • "Essays" Notebook. 1965
  • Film reviews. 1947–1948
  • Forewords, introductions and prefaces
  • Fragments (3 folders)
  • Printed essays:
    • The Feeling in the Make of Poetry. Photocopy. (Origin, fourth series, No. 5, Oct. 1978)
    • The Issues of Translation as Related to The Manyōshū. Reprint (Twentieth Century Studies #11, Sept. 1974)
    • The Man/the Poet: Paul Blackburn. Photocopy. (Sixpack, No. 7/8, Sprint/Summer 1974)
    • Projectile/Percussive/Prospective. Photocopy. (source unknown)
    • To Each Other We Will Speak. photocopy of printed article. 1/16/85.

Translations

Arranged alphabetically by author and title of work translated by Corman. Many of the translations are only portions of a particular work. These are preceded by "from:". Completing this section is the Man'yôshû.

Box 61
  • Aeschylus
    • Agamemnon
    • Les Suppliants
  • Albiach, Anne–Marie
    • from: Le Chemin de l'ermitage
    • from: Mezza voce
  • Alferi, Pierre
    • Le Chemin familier
  • Anelisseau, Benoît
    • Interview from L'humidité, XXV
  • Artaud, Antonin
    • Ci–Gît
    • from: Oeuvres complètes
  • Babel, Isaac
    • Crossing into Poland
  • Barron, W.R.J., ed.
    • from: Sir Gawain and the green knight
  • Bashō, Matsuo
    • Back roads to far towns, including various clippings and printed material (2 folders)
    • from: Bashō's haiku
    • from: History of Haiku I
    • from: Haiku, Vol. I–IV
    • Miscellaneous
  • Bataille, Georges
    • from: Théorie de la Religion
  • Baudelaire, Charles
    • from: Oeuvres complètes
    • A Previous life
  • Beltrametti, Franco
    • from: Eleven poems
    • from: Uno di quella gente condor
    • Miscellaneous poems
  • Benn, Gottfried
    • Drei alte manner: F.W. Oelze responses to Corman questions
  • Blanchot, Maurice
    • The Book to come
    • from: L'Instant de ma mort
    • To lie down upon Nikita (from L'Espace Littéraire)
  • Blok, Alexandre
    • from: Alexandre Blok
  • Brito, Manuel
    • Lorca variations
  • Cahen, Didier
    • from: La Largeur d'un pied d'homme, including printed edition
  • Caimbeul, Maoilis M.
    • from: Villages/towns: Poems in Gaelic with English versions
  • Catallus
    • from: Carmina
    • Tibullus
  • Cattafi, Bartolo
    • L'osso
  • Cavafy, Constantine
    • Claudius the king, from: Three poems of passion
  • Celan, Paul
    • from: Atemwende
    • from: Fadensonnen
    • from: Gedichte II
Box 62
  • Celan, Paul (cont.)
    • from: Last poems
    • from: Der Meridian
    • from: Niemand's rose
    • from: Poems
    • Speak too you
    • Sprachgitter, including printed version (2 folders)
    • from: Zeitgehöff
    • Several poems, from: L'éphemère l
    • Various poems
  • Chappius, Pierre
    • from: André du Bouchet
  • Char, René
    • Arthur Rimbaud
    • from: Aromates chasseurs
    • The Crevice
    • from: Dans la pluie giboyeuse
    • Fureurs et mystère
    • from: Hypnos waking
    • from: Leaves of hypnos
    • from: Ouevres complètes
    • from: La Paroi
    • from: Recherche de la base et du sommet
    • Return upstream
    • Miscellaneous poems
  • Ch'u, Ta–kao, translator
    • from: Tao te ching: A new translation
  • Cohen, Marcel
    • Assassinat d'un Garde, from: Sculpture, By Emmanuel Salnier
    • Four anamneses (Edmond Jabès), from: E J, by Dominigue Fourcade, et al.
    • from: Je ne sais pais le nom
    • Quatre novelles
    • from: 35 Novelles
    • Miscellaneous poems
  • Cohen, Marcel and Gerald Thupinier
    • from: Hostinato rigore
  • Collobert, Danielle
    • Il donc
  • Daive, Jean
    • Le Cri–cerveau
    • from: Fut bâti
    • from: Le Jeu des séries scéniques
    • Narrative of equilibrium
    • from: La répetition
    • Un Transitif
  • Dalmjró, Omar
    • Rimmel
  • Dante
    • from: Dante's Lyric Poetry
    • De vulgari eloquentio
    • from: Divina commedia
    • from: Rime
  • Daumal, René
    • from: Bharata: L'origine du theatre
    • Chaque fois que l'aube paraît
    • Poèsie noir
  • DeGuérin, Maurice
    • The Centaur
  • Denis, Philippe
    • L'aléatoire
    • Autour d'une absence
    • Eclogues
    • from: Revif
  • Du Bouchet, André
    • Aujourd'hui c'est
    • Cendre tyrant sur le bleu, from: Revue de la Bibliotéque Nationale, 1985
    • La Couleur
    • Dans la chaleur vacante
    • Dregs of the storm, from: Tempest
    • Further than the eye of a figure, from: L'éphemère 1
    • Hölderin aujourd'hui
    • Ici en deux
    • from: L'Incohérence
    • Un Jour de plus augmenté d'un jour
    • Laisses
    • Ou le soleil
    • from: Rapides
    • Sous le linteau en forme de joug
    • Transcrit d'un calepin, from: La Revue de belles–lettres (3–4: 1975)
    • ...which isn't turned toward us, from: L'éphemère 8
    • Miscellaneous poems, from: Clivages 5–6
  • Euripedes
    • from: Iphigenia
  • Faure, Henri Simon
    • Tombeau de marine Valentin
  • Ferrari, Eric
    • from: Figurer
    • from: Vacation
  • Fourcade, Dominique
    • from: Le Ciel pas d'angle
    • from: #62
  • Frénaud, André
    • The Old Country, from: L'éphemère 3
  • Gaspari, Walter
    • from: Théâtre du silence, No. 1
  • Genet, Jean
    • from: The Atelier of Alberto Giacometti
  • Gentile, Giovanni
    • from: The Theory of mind as pure act
  • Giacometti, Alberto
    • Paris without end, from: L'éphemère
  • Gilbert–Lecomte, Roger
    • Various poems
  • Giroux, Roger
    • from: Voici
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
    • from: Selected verse
  • Grisel, Laurent
    • Bestiaire corse
  • Guillén, Jorge
    • Various poems from: Affirmation: A bilingual anthology, 1919–1966
  • Han–shan
    • The view from Cold Mountain
  • Heidegger, Martin
    • Dichterisch wohnet der Mensch, from: La Traverse 7
  • Hisamatsu, Sen'ichi
    • from: Zen and fine art
  • Holan, Vladimir
    • from: L'Abime de l'abime
  • Hölderlin, Friedrich
    • from: Gedichte
    • from: Poèmes
    • from: Selected verse
    • Various poems
  • Horace
    • Various verses
  • Jabés, Edmond
    • Various poems
  • Jaccottet, Philippe
    • Beauregard
    • from: Chants d'en bas
    • from: L'Effraie
    • from: L'Ignorant, including French edition
    • Invisible birds, from: L'éphemère 2
    • from: Journées
    • from: Leçons
    • Notes, from: La Traverse 7
    • from: L'Obscurité
    • from: Paysages
    • from: Poèsie, 1946–1967
    • from: La Promenade
    • from: Le Semaison
    • from: Starlings
    • from: A travers un verger
  • Jiménez, Juan Ramen
    • from: Bright Root, by Peter Levitt
  • Kafka, Franz
    • Parables
  • Kenko, Yoshida
    • from: Essays in Idleness
  • Kim Su–Yong
    • Various poems
  • Kunze, Reiner
    • Various poems
  • Kusano, Shimpei
    • Frogs and others: Poems
    • from: Mt. Fuji (woodcuts by Munakata Shikō)
    • Various poems
Box 63
  • LaPorte, Roger
    • Bram Van Velde, or that little fascinating thing
    • A Desperate suffering, from: Hölderlin une douleur éperdue
    • from: Écrire la musique
    • from: Moriendo
    • from: Mozart 1790, including French edition
    • Interviews
  • Leopardi, Giacomo
    • from: Canti
    • Ginestra
    • Poesie e Prose
    • To the Moon
  • Linkert, Nicolas
    • 20 gedichte
  • Luzi, Mario
    • Nel corpo oscuro della metamorfosi, including Italian edition
    • Nel magma
  • Machado, Antonio
    • from: Juan de Mairena
  • Mallarmé, Stéphane
    • from: Dix poèmes, including French edition
    • from: Mallarmé, including French edition
    • from: Oeuvres completes
    • from: Poésies
    • from: Selected poetry and prose
    • from: Vingt poèmes
  • Malherbe, Alain
    • Various poems
  • Mandel'shtam, Osip
    • from: Selected poems
  • Martin, Yves
    • from: L'Hopital vole, includes French edition
  • Mohamed, Said
    • from: Délits de faciès
  • Monod, Jean
    • from Leçons du c&oElig;ur
  • Montale, Eugenio
    • from: La Bufera, includes Italian edition
    • from: Diario del 71
    • from: It depends: A poet's notebook
    • from: Motetti
    • from: New poems
    • from: Le Occasioni, includes Italian edition
    • from: Ossi di seppia
    • from: Satura
    • from: Selected poems
    • Various poems
  • Müller, F. Max
    • from: The Sacred books of the east
  • Nagler, Michael N.
    • from: Spontaneity and tradition: A study in the oral art of Homer
  • Nerval, Gerard de
    • from: Les Chimères
  • Parmenides
    • from: Pre–Socratic philosophers
  • Pavese, Cesare
    • from: La Letteratura Americana e altri saggi
    • from: Poesie: Lavorare stanca, Verra la morte e avra I tuoi occhi
  • Penna, Sandro
    • from: Tutte le poesie
    • Untitle work
  • Pilinszky, János
    • from: Poèmes choisis, including French edition
    • Various poems
  • Pindar
    • from: Olympian odes
  • Ponge, Francis
    • from: Le Grand recueil
    • Nioque in early Spring, from: L'éphemère 2
    • Opinion changed about flowers from: L'éphemère 5
    • The Wasp, from: La Rage de l'expression
  • Propertius
    • Elegies
  • Quignard, Pascal
    • La Chambre non balayée de Sôsos de Pergame
    • Languages and death
    • Tous les matins
  • Reverdy, Pierre
    • Main d'oeuvre
  • Rilke, Rainer Maria
    • Duino Elegies. Removed from and based on the following translations by:
    • Angelloz, J.–F. Including French edition (2 folders)
    • Garmy, Stephen.
    • Leishman, J.B. and Stephen Spender. Including English edition
    • Poulin, A., Jr.
  • From the remains of Count C.W.
    • Leishman, J.B.
  • New Poems. Removed from and based on the following translations by:
    • Leishman, J.B.
    • Snow, Edward A.
  • Rilke on love and other difficulties.
    • Mood, John J.L.
    • from: Selected works, Vol. I: Prose
    • from: Selected works, Vol. II: Poetry
    • from: Sonnets to Orpheus
    • from: Sonnets to Orpheus, based on translation by M.D. Herter Norton. Includes English edition by Norton
    • from: Das Testament
    • from: Translations from the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, based on translation by M.D. Herter Norton
  • Rimbaud, Arthur
    • from: Anthologie, edited by Pierre Brunel
    • Oeuvres completes
    • Seasons
    • from: Selected verse, translated by Oliver Bernard. Includes Penguin edition
    • Miscellaneous poetry
Box 64
  • Rouzier, Agnés
    • from: La fait même d'écrire
  • Royet–Journod, Claude
    • Indivisible natures
    • Les objets contiennent l'infini
    • Méthode descriptive
  • Ruriko, Kazue
    • There is no time to lose
  • Ryōkan
    • Great fool
  • Sanesi, Roberto
    • from: Oberon in Catene
    • from: Poesie per athikte
    • Rapporto informativo
  • Sappho
    • Poem
    • Sappho and Alcaeus
  • Scotellaro, Rocco
    • from: Contadini del sud
    • E' fatto giorno. Includes Italian edition. (2 folders)
    • The sky
  • Shih Ching
    • from: The Classic anthology defined by Confucius
  • Sophocles
    • from: Oedipus
  • Taneda, Santōka
    • Mountain tasting
  • Teika, Fujiwara
    • from: Superior poems of our times
  • Tellerman, Esther
    • Pangaia
  • Tixier, Roland
    • Au jour le jour / von tag zu tag. Includes French/German edition
  • Tortel, Jean
    • Critique of a language, from: L'éphemère 7
  • Trufelli, Mario
    • from: Paese giorno e notte
  • Tu Fu
    • from: The Great age of Chinese poetry
  • Tu Fu, et al.
    • from: Penguin book of Chinese verse
    • Yip: Chinese poetry
  • Ueda, Makoto
    • from: Modern Japanese haiku: An anthology
  • Ungaretti, Giuseppe
    • from: L'allegria
    • from: Vita d'un uomo. Tutte le poesie
  • Valéry, Paul
    • from: Cahiers
    • Poems, translated by David Paul
    • from: Poésies
  • Vallejo, César
    • from: Trilce
  • Veinstein, Alain
    • from Répétition sur les amas
  • Villon, François
    • Oeuvres
  • Walser, Robert
    • Essays and excepts
  • Wang, Wei
    • The Poetry of Wang Wei
  • Zanzotto, Andrea
    • Rainy season
  • Zeami
    • from: La tradition secrète du nō
  • Various and unknown authors (11 folders)
    • Three notebooks
  • The Man'yôshû, literally, "Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves," 4,516 Japanese poems compiled in or just after AD 759. Traditionally said to have been compiled by a poet named Ōtomo no Yakamochi (10 folders)
Box 65
  • The Man'yôshû (cont.). (18 folders)

Miscellaneous

Organized into three sections: Items removed from Corman's books, Notes and Worksheets. The "removed from" materials are arranged by author and title of book and generally relate to the book. They may include translations or alternate translations of poetry; poems, essays or notes based on a piece in the book; and clippings or printed items related to the book or author. The Notes section is not arranged except for a few subjects and includes three notebooks. The Worksheets contain individual poems by Corman and, though mostly dated, have not been arranged.

Box 66
  • Items removed from:
  • Albers, Josef. White Line Squares
  • Aeschylus and Mazon, Paul, editor. Eschyle
  • Alighieri, Dante. Moore, Edward and Toynbee, Paget Jackson, editors. Le opera di Dante Alighieri
  • Arnold, Bob. This Romance
  • Aston, W.G., translator. Nihongi: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to A.D. 697
  • Beckett, Samuel. The Beckett Trilogy
  • Bloom, Harold. Wallace Stevens: The Poems of Our Climate
  • Booth, Marcella. A Catalogue of the Louis Zukofsky manuscript collection
  • Breul, Karl. Cassell's German and English dictionary
  • Bronk, William. Careless Love
  • Bronk, William. Life Supports
  • Bronk, William. Manifest
  • Bronk, William. The World, the Worldless
  • Brower, Robert and Miner, Earl. Japanese court poetry
  • Chipp, Hershel Browning. Theories of modern art: a source book of artists and critics
  • Cole, Peter. Rift
  • Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish. Coomaraswamy
  • Creeley, Robert, editor. Selected Writings of Charles Olson
  • Daive, Jean. Le cri-cerveau
  • Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
  • DuPlessis, Rachel Blau. H.D.: The Career of that Struggle
  • Eliot, T.S. Four Quartets
  • Enslin, Theodore. Ranger
  • Freud, Sigmund. Interpretation of Dreams
  • Gach, Gary, editor. What book!?: Buddha poems from beat to hiphop
  • Gitin, David. Fire Dance
  • Hawkes, David. A Little Primer of Tu Fu
  • Heller, Michael. Knowledge: Poems
  • Heraclitus. The Art and Thought of Heraclitus
  • Hightower, James Robert, translator. The Poetry of T'ao Ch'ien
  • Hopkins, Gerard Momby. Poems of Gerard Hopkins
  • Hudson, W.H. A Shepherd's Life
  • Joyce, James. Ulysses
  • Kahn, Charles. H. The Art and Thought of Heraclitus: An edition of the fragments with translation and commentary
  • Katsumata, Senkichiro. Kenkyusha's new Japanese-English Dictionary
  • Kemp, Martin. Leonardo de Vinci
  • Konoshin, Sakurane. Romaji Mannyoshu
  • Kusano, Shimpei. Asking Myself
  • Lacoue–Labarthe, Philippe. Poèsie comme experience
  • Laporte, Roger. Moriendo: Biographie
  • Laporte, Roger. Moriendo: Biographie
  • Loydell, Rupert and Miller, David, editors. A Curious Architecture: A Selection of Contemporary Prose Poems
  • Lucrefius. De rerum natura
  • Mandel'shtam, Osip. Critical Prose
  • Mandel'shtam, Osip. Selected Poems
  • Miller, David. W.H. Hudson and the Elusive Paradise
  • Niedecker, Lorine. Collected Poems
  • Olson, Charles. The Maximus poems
  • O'Neill, P.G. Guide to Nō (3 folders)
  • Oppen, George. Collected Poems
  • Oppen, George. Primitive
  • Pindar and Sandys, Sir John, translator. The Odes of Pindar, including the principal fragments.
  • Pound, Ezra. Cantos of Ezra Pound
  • Pound, Ezra. Personae
  • Reynolds, Barbara. The Cambridge Italian Dictionary
  • Saitō, Kazue? Kojiki
  • Samperi, Frank. Quadrifariam
  • Shakespeare, William. Hamlet: 2nd Quarto 1604–5
  • Shakespeare, William and Furness, Horace Howard, editor. Hamlet
  • Shakespeare, William, Ingram, W.G. and Redpath, Theodore, editors. Shakespeare's Sonnets
  • Snyder, Gary. Earth house hold
  • Souster, Raymond. The Unmistakable sweetness
  • Stevens, Holly, editor. The Letters of Wallace Stevens
  • Stevens, Wallace. Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens
  • Tsunoda, Ryusaku. Sources of Japanese Tradition
  • Ueda, Makoto, editor and translator. Modern Japanese Haiku: An Anthology
  • Ventura, Michael. Shadow Dancing in the U.S.A.
  • Waley, Arthur. Japanese poetry
  • Waley, Arthur. The No Plays of Japan
  • Wieger, Léon, translator. Les pères du système taoiste
  • Williams, William Carlos. Collected Poems
  • Williams, William Carlos. Journey to Love
  • Williams, William Carlos. Paterson
  • Yasuda, Kenneth. Land of the Reed Plains
  • Zukofsky, Louis. "A"
  • Zukofsky, Louis. "A" 1–12. (Origin Press, 1959). Includes bound volume, heavily annotated by Corman (2 folders)
  • Zukofsky, Louis. "A" 1–12. (Cape, 1966)
  • Zukofsky, Louis. 80 Flowers
  • Zukofsky, Louis. Ferdinand
  • Zukofsky, Louis. Gamut: 90 Trees
Notes:
  • Albers, Josef
  • Noh theatre
  • Poet quotes
  • Zukofsky, Louis
  • Miscellaneous notes. (3 folders)
  • Notebook: "Albers"
  • Notebook: "Firenze"
  • Notebook. Beginning date, Feb. 4, 1973
Boxes 67–95
  • Worksheets of poems

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