Ezra Pound

Thinking quite a lot about racism in Modernism. That leads, quite quickly, to thinking about Ezra Pound. These two films (below) are interesting in that regard. Michael Rosen makes a good point (somewhere else – not here) that it is a mistake for anyone to have thought that radical poetics from this period were matched … More Ezra Pound

The Sally Gardens

I found myself today wandering down an empty corridor in a vast building with no one in it. For those who don’t know, my ‘real job’ is as a teacher. I have been in school at least one day every week since the lockdown began. The spaces that are usually so full were completely empty … More The Sally Gardens


It struck me that the differences between these three films demonstrates Derrida’s ideas more than the contents of the first two do. It was an idle thought.