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Wayne Pounds
Works at Aoyama Gakuin U.
Attended Kansas U. Grad School
Lives in Tokyo
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East Kentucky Comes to Lincoln County
[From my forthcoming book, The Lonesome Death of Billy Grayson ] During the period from 1890 to 1910, eastern Kentucky was famous for feuds. The eastern papers had followed the Hatfield-McCoy feud, exaggerating it into a notoriety and fame that remains to o...
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Dining the Dead at Ugarit
Dining the Dead: at Ugarit, the Rephaim ( rpum  ) and Marzeah ( mrzh ) Rephaim :  spirits of deceased and deified ancestors, wined and dined in communal meals with the family, like the Marzeah of the Hebrew scriptures. Same word in the Ugarit Rephaim texts ...
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Grand Center
Section 3 ,  Iowa Township , Lincoln County, OK Grand Center Pop. 50 (1906) In memory of Celia daughter of Bertha Anderson Olson born April 1872 in Hansingland, Sweden married in Maysville Missouri on September 26 1889 to George Benjamin Pounds in 1891 deli...
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Via di Prè
Via di Prè  in Genova runs from the train station to the University, a three-foot
wide pedestrian street along the decayed edge of the harbor lined with bars and
coffeeshops. This seems to be a hangover poem. Paid the fare, the
supplement, the fine (no lunc...
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The Goldson Family Burial Ground
This story starts with the building of a power-line east and west between State Highways 18 and 177 a mile north of Chandler. One member of the construction crew was Bill Duke, a man with a historical sense and the intelligence to be curious. When he found ...
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"Wellston Colony" Mirage
The “Wellston Colony” Mirage References to a “Wellston Colony” supposed to have existed at the beginning of the twentieth century have become so common that the first thing to be said about it is this: it never existed. In the field of bibliography, a phras...
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Graves' Golden Ass and Ancient Anti-Judaism
Forthcoming study of the sources used by Robert Graves in writing  King Jesus , with particular focus on the brilliant image of the Golden Ass (a.k.a. "the golden ass-mask of Dora" and "the mask of Nimrod"). I'd be happy to hear from anyone interested in th...
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The Pond: Poems from Ueno Park and Shinobazu Pond
Also at Amazon.com : The Pond : Poems from Ueno Park and Shinobazu Pond   Paperback   – November 21, 2011 by  Wayne Pounds     (Author)       2 customer reviews See all formats and editions Paperback   $9.89 3 Used  from  $8.12 9 New  from  $6.99
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Popular Poetry of the Labor Struggle, and Covington Hall
For some reason, this site is not picking up my recent addition to its pages. Click here to see this article:  http://www.ueno-wayne.org/p/popular-poetry-of-labor-struggle-1890.html
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What's that you're playing, Todd. Some kind of electric uke? A fine sound, I'd like to know some details. Wayne
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Teacher, Writer, Daddy
Employment
  • Aoyama Gakuin U.
    Prof. of Amer. Lit., 1989 - present
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Tokyo
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EMAIL: wapo "at" cl.aoyama.ac.jp
Introduction
Practitioner of Verse. Professor of American Literature at Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, 1989 to present.
Bragging rights
First child born, ae. 57. Books published on Amazon--see links at lower right.
Education
  • Kansas U. Grad School
    American Literature, 1970 - 1976
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