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  1. Barnes, David. “Canto 26.” Readings in the Cantos. Ed. Richard Parker. Clemson: Clemson UP, 2018. 227-36.
  2. Casillo, Robert. “Ruskin, Pound, and the Fate of Venetian Art.” Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies I.1 (Part 2) (Spring 1988): 89-109.
  3. Casillo, Robert. “The Meaning of Venetian History in Ruskin and Pound.” U of Toronto Quarterly 55.3 (Spring 1986): 235-260. First page.
  4. Mamoli Zorzi, Rosella. “Il rapporto di Pound con le arti visive a Venezia” [Pound’s relationship to the Visual Arts in Venice.] Ezra Pound a Venezia. Firenze: Leo Olschki, 1985. 157-170.
  5. Roessel, David. “The ‘Repeat in History’: Canto XXVI and Greece's Asia Minor Disaster.” Twentieth Century Literature  34.2 (1988): 180–190. JSTOR.



  1. Bacigalupo, Massimo. “Annotazioni XXVI.” Ezra Pound XXX Cantos. Parma: Ugo Guanda, 2012. 349.
  2. Barnes, David. “Power and Politics in Cantos XXV and XXVI.” In The Venice Myth: Culture, Literature, Politics, 1800 to the Present. New York: Routledge, 2014. 129-136.
  3. Casillo, Robert. The Genealogy of Demons. Anti-Semitism, Fascism, and the Myths of Ezra Pound. Evanston Ill.: Northwestern UP, 1988. 235-36.
  4. Cookson, William. “Venice (continued).” A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2001. 41-42. 
  5. Davenport, Guy. “Art and Tyranny.” In Cities on Hills. A Study of I-XXX of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Epping: Bowker, 1983. 231-34. 
  6. De Rachewiltz, Mary and Maria Ardizzone. “Commento: XXV-XXVI [Venice].” Ezra Pound I Cantos. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. [Bilingual English-Italian edition]. Milano: Mondadori, 1985. 1517-18. 
  7. Fang, Achilles. “Materials for the Study of Pound’s Cantos.” 4 vols. Diss. Harvard U, 1958. Vol I: 46.
  8. Flory, Wendy. Ezra Pound and The Cantos: A Record of Struggle. New Haven: Yale UP, 1980. 124-26.
  9. Furia, Philip. Pound's Cantos Declassified.  University Park and London: The Pennsylvania State UP, 1984. 38-42.
  10. Ickstadt, Heinz and Eva Hesse. “Anmerkungen und Kommentar: Canto XXVI.” Ezra Pound. Die Cantos. Tr. by Eva Hesse and Manfred Pfister. Eds. Manfred Pfister and Heinz Ickstadt. Zurich: Arche Literatur Verlag, 2013. 1232-33.
  11. Miyake, Akiko. Ezra Pound and the Mysteries of Love. A Plan for The Cantos. Durham NC: Duke UP, 1991. 144-48.  
  12. Moody, David. Ezra Pound: Poet. Vol. II: The Epic Years 1921-1939. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2014. 87-88. 
  13. Ricciardi, Caterina. Eikones. Ezra Pound e il Rinascimento. Napoli: Liguori Editore, 1991.
  14. Terrell, Carroll F. “Canto XXVI.” A Companion toThe Cantos of Ezra Pound. Berkeley: California UP, 1993. 103-09.



  1. “Canto XXVI.” A Canto a Day. Blog, 20 February 2009. Accessed 11 April 2018. Free online.
  2. Guidi, Paolo. “Canto XXVI.” The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Etching series. 8 October 2012. Accessed 10 May 2018. Free online.
  3. Sellar, Gordon. “Blogging Pound’s The Cantos: Cantos XXV-XXVI.”, 20 June 2012. Web. Accessed 10 May 2018. Free online.


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