13.0198 laundry list in Pound's Cantos?

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Mon, 20 Sep 1999 21:18:06 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 13, No. 198.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 21:10:47 +0100
From: "Peter D. Junger" <junger@samsara.LAW.CWRU.Edu>
Subject: Query: Laundry List Embedded in Pound's Cantos

As part of an overly long article on copyright and computer programs
I find myself worried about the copyright status of texts embedded in
computer programs and of computer programs embedded in texts.

While thinking about such matters, I began to think that there might
be some sort of analogy to the embedding of a laundry list in a poem,
which I believe was done by Pound in one of his Cantos. (But perhaps
that belief is just an artifact of old age, rather than a true

I would greatly appreciate it if someone could either assure me that
Pound never did such a thing or, preferably, give me a citation to the
Canto where the laundry list occurs.


Peter D. Junger--Case Western Reserve University Law School--Cleveland, OH
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