Hound and Horn

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little magazine, founded as a “Harvard Miscellany” by Lincoln Kirstein and Varian Fry. The title came from Ezra Pound's “The White Stag”: “‘Tis the white stag Fame we're hunting, bid the world's hounds come to horn.” R. P. Blackmur and Bernard Bandler II became editors (1929), and the following year the magazine moved to New York, losing its association with Harvard. Kirstein became the sole editor, and the quarterly vacillated thereafter among humanism, Southern regionalism, Marxism, and the neoclassicism of its Western editor, Yvor Winters. In its attempt to publish the best avant-garde authors, Hound and Horn printed works by Katharine Anne Porter, Kenneth Burke, Allen Tate, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, T. S. Eliot, and many others, whose reputations it helped to establish. The “Hound and Horn” Letters (1982) collects correspondence of editors and contributors.

Subjects: Literature.

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