Printings of “A”

The following lists all publications of parts of “A” prior to the first complete edition of 1978, in other words all publications during LZ’s lifetime.

“A”-1

An “Objectivists” Anthology. NY: To Publishers, 1932. 112-117.

Pagany 3.3 (Summer 1932): 9-13.

“A” 1-12. Kyoto, Japan: Origin Press, 1959.

Revolution of the Word. Ed. Jerome Rothenberg. NY: Seabury P, 1974.

 

“A”-2

An “Objectivists” Anthology. NY: To Publishers, 1932. 118-120.

Poetry 40.1 (April 1932): 26-29.

“A” 1-12. Kyoto, Japan: Origin Press, 1959.

 

“A”-3

The New Review 2 (May-July 1931).

An “Objectivists” Anthology. NY: To Publishers, 1932. 121-124.

“A” 1-12. Kyoto, Japan: Origin Press, 1959.

 

“A”-4

The New Review 2 (May-July 1931).

An “Objectivists” Anthology. NY: To Publishers, 1932. 124-128.

“A” 1-12. Kyoto, Japan: Origin Press, 1959.

The Galley Sail Review 5 (Winter 1960): 8 [from “Rain blows, light, on quiet water” to “Shimaunu-Sān, my clear star” (13-14); Li Po issue, ed. David Rafael Wang].

The Voice That Is Great Within Us: American Poetry of the Twentieth Century, ed. Hayden Carruth. NY: Bantam, 1970.

America a Prophecy: A New Reading of American Poetry. Eds. Jerome Rothenberg & George Quasha. NY: Random House, 1973. 347-350.

 

“A”-5

An “Objectivists” Anthology. NY: To Publishers, 1932. 128-132.

Active Anthology, ed. Ezra Pound. London: Faber & Faber, 1933.

“A” 1-12. Kyoto, Japan: Origin Press, 1959.

 

“A”-6

An “Objectivists” Anthology. NY: To Publishers, 1932. 132-152.

Active Anthology, ed. Ezra Pound. London: Faber & Faber, 1933.

“A” 1-12. Kyoto, Japan: Origin Press, 1959.

Agenda 3.6 (Dec. 1964): 7 [“By Way of Epigraph” (from A-6): from “The melody! The rest is accessory” to “the direction of historic and / contemporary particulars” (24)].

 

“A”-7

Poetry 37.5, The “Objectivists” issue (Feb. 1931): 242-246.

An “Objectivists” Anthology. NY: To Publishers, 1932. 152-155.

Active Anthology, ed. Ezra Pound. London: Faber & Faber, 1933.

“A” 1-12. Kyoto, Japan: Origin Press, 1959.

Agenda 3.6 (Dec. 1964): 10-12.

 

“A”-8

The New Masses 24.5 (27 July 1937): 16 [“The Labor Process” from “A”-8: from “’What I did’ said Marx” to “SOCONY will not always sign off the air” (61-63)].

The New Masses 27.6 (3 May 1938): 14 [“March Comrades” from “A”-8; from “Workers and farmers unite” to “May of the Freed of All the Earth” (48-49)].

New Directions 1938. Ed. James Laughlin. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1938. 93-149 [complete].

“A” 1-12. Kyoto, Japan: Origin Press, 1959.

The Galley Sail Review 5 (Winter 1960): 9 [from “China, the one place it could happen” to “Publishers” (94-95); Li Po issue, ed. David Rafael Wang].

Poetry Book Society Bulletin (Dec. 1966) [from “A”-8].

 

“A”-9

First Half of “A”-9 (1940) [privately published with extensive “aids”].

Poetry 58.3 (June 1941): 128-130 [“(First half)”].

Montevallo Review 1.4 (Summer 1953) [“Love speaks (from Second Half of ‘A’-9)”].

“A” 1-12. Kyoto, Japan: Origin Press, 1959.

“A”-9. future 5, edition hansjörg mayer, 1966 [both halves with Cavalcanti’s original Italian and a short preface, “die form,” with a brief chronological note].

 

“A”-10

Calendar: An Anthology of 1941 Poetry (1941) [as “Paris (‘A’-10)”].

“A” 1-12. Kyoto, Japan: Origin Press, 1959.

 

“A”-11

Botteghe Oscure 8 (1951): 326-327.

“A” 1-12. Kyoto, Japan: Origin Press, 1959.

Helicon 3.1 (Spring 1964).

Agenda 3.6 (Dec. 1964): 13-14.

A Controversy of Poets. Eds. Paris Leary & Robert Kelly. Garden City, NY: Anchor/Doubleday, 1965. 521-522.

The Voice That Is Great Within Us: American Poetry of the Twentieth Century. Ed. Hayden Carruth. NY: Bantam, 1970.

 

“A”-12

The Beloit Poetry Journal 5.1, Chapbook 3 (1954), Whitman Centennial Celebration: 1-3 [from “In the eighth month” to “The fire roared, quieted to light” (228-231)].

Black Mt. Review 2.5 (Summer 1955): 52-53 [from “Ardent / good” to “To / Live—” (236-237)].

The Quarterly Review of Literature 8.3 (April 1956): 193-198 [from “G.S. as an old woman” to “Have brought me” (223-228)].

“A” 1-12. Kyoto, Japan: Origin Press, 1959.

Return (Aug. 1959).

Return 4 (Fall 1959).

The Galley Sail Review 5 (Winter 1960): 10 [“The best man learns of himself” to “This is all-around / Intellect” (135-136); Li Po issue, ed. David Rafael Wang].

Agenda 3.6 (Dec. 1964): 14 [from “He who knows” to “What else is happiness?”].

A Big Jewish Book. Ed. Jerome Rothenberg. Garden City, NY: Anchor/Doubleday, 1978: 350-355 [from “There is too much air in the air” to “Except: such were his actions” (148-154)].

 

“A”-13

Origin 1, second series (April 1961): 1-13, 14-30 [partita I & ii].

Origin 3, second series (Oct. 1961): 1-14 [partita iii].

Origin 4, second series (Jan. 1962): 53-64 [partite iv & v].

The Review 10 (Jan. 1964) [“A Version from ‘A’-13”].

The New Writing in the U.S.A. (1967) [partite iii].

Poetry Supplement, The Journal of Creative Behavior 1.3 (July 1967): 20-21 [“’A’ Cantata 13 v”: a selection of passages from part v arranged as a libretto in various voices].

“A” 13-21. London: Jonathan Cape, 1969; NY: Doubleday, 1969.

Inside Outer Space: New Poems of the Space Age, ed. Robert Vas Dias (Garden City, HY: Anchor/Doubleday, 1970): 361-362 [from “A”-13 partitia i: from “I won’t say that ‘the world’” to “The hirer / Where the help” (265-266)].

 

“A”-14

Poetry 107.1 (Oct. 1965): 1-51.

“A”-14. London: Turret Books, 1967.

“A” 13-21. London: Jonathan Cape, 1969; NY: Doubleday, 1969.

Inside Outer Space: New Poems of the Space Age, ed. Robert Vas Dias (Garden City, HY: Anchor/Doubleday, 1970): 363-366 [from “A”-14 beginning An: from “An / orange” to “all you / have lavished” (314-317)].

 

“A”-15

Iyyob. London: Turret Books, 1965 [from “An / hinny” to “In two we shadow, how hide any” (359-360)].

Poetry 108.6 (Sept. 1966): 357-375.

The American Literary Anthology 1 (June 1968): 429-436 [from “An / hinny / by / stallion” to “the lid of the coffin” (359-366)].

“A” 13-21. London: Jonathan Cape, 1969; NY: Doubleday, 1969.

Alcheringa 5 (Spring-Summer 1973): 3-4 [“The Iyyob Translation from ‘A’-15”; from “An / hinny” to “In two we shadow, how hide any” (359-360)].

Open Poetry: Four Anthologies of Expanded Poems. Eds. Ronald Gross & George Quasha. Simon and Schuster. 231-242.

A Big Jewish Book. Ed. Jerome Rothenberg, et.al. Garden City, NY: Anchor/Doubleday, 1978 [“The Iyyob Translation from ‘A’-15”: from “An / hinny” to “In two we shadow, how hide any” (359-360)].

 

“A”-16

Origin 14, second series (July 1964): [back cover].

Jornal Do Commercio (22 May 1966).

“A” 13-21. London: Jonathan Cape, 1969; NY: Doubleday, 1969.

 

“A”-17

Poetry 103.1/2 (Oct./Nov. 1963): 124-137 [“’A’-17: A Coronal”].

“A” 13-21. London: Jonathan Cape, 1969; NY: Doubleday, 1969.

 

“A”-18

An Unearthing. Harvard Yard by the Adams House & Lowell House Printers, May 1965 [from “An unearthing” to “it always said” (389-390)].

Poetry 110.5 (Aug. 1967): 281-303.

The American Literary Anthology 2 (1969): 389-408.

“A” 13-21. London: Jonathan Cape, 1969; NY: Doubleday, 1969.

 

“A”-19

Poetry 111.2 (Nov. 1967): 82-111.

“A” 13-21. London: Jonathan Cape, 1969; NY: Doubleday, 1969.

 

“A”-20

Agenda 4.3/4 (Summer 1966): 37-38.

“A” 13-21. London: Jonathan Cape, 1969; NY: Doubleday, 1969.

 

“A”-21

Poetry 112.5 (Aug. 1968): 297-322 [Acts I & II].

Poetry 112.6 (Sept. 1968): 402-417 [Act III].

“A” 13-21. London: Jonathan Cape, 1969; NY: Doubleday, 1969.

 

“A”-22

“Concrete Poem.” Santa Barbara, CA: Unicorn Postcard Series I, [May] 1970 [AN ERA / ANYTIME / OF YEAR].

Initial. NY: The Phoenix Book Shop, 1970 [“Others letters a sum owed” to “sweet treble hold lovely—initial” (508-511)].

From “A”-22. Cambridge, MA: Pomegranate Press, 1972.

Poetry 122 (July 1973): 215-234 [from “AN ERA / ANY TIME” to “Nature says, this wet, vine” (508-527)].

Poetry 124 (April 1974): 35-44 [from “Centuries (place) telescope Sun” to end (527-535)].

“A” 22 & 23. NY: Grossman, 1975; London: Trigram, 1977.

 

“A”-23

Agenda 13.2 (Summer): 10-12 [from “(His gain mother earth—pant” to “rain, go on in peace” (546-549)].

Transatlantic Review 52 (Autumn): 5-8 [from “An unforeseen delight a round” to “this other time sound one” (536-538)].

Singe 5 (Winter 1977) [from “An art of honor, laud—” to “z-sited path are but us” (560-563)].

“A” 22 & 23. NY: Grossman, 1975; London: Trigram, 1977.

 

“A”-24

“A” 24. NY: Grossman, 1972.