Basil Bunting’s Lectures on Poetic Origins – 4
August 18, 2016
Allen Ginsberg’s remarks on Basil Bunting’s lectures continues – see here, here and here AG: So Louis Zukofsky, in modern times, was the most subtle person working with different measures and with a pure relation between musical forms and quantitative count and he was[…]
Basil Bunting’s Lectures on Poetic Origins – 1
August 15, 2016
AG: Some of the ideas that (Basil) Bunting was laying out, I would like to lay out here because they’re just very interesting. He was saying that, first of all, English poetry was sung up until the 17th century. All the poets wrote for singing including, of all people,[…]