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  1. Baumann, Walter. The German-Speaking World in “The Cantos.” Paideuma 21.3 (Winter 1992): 41-61. [Republished in Roses from the Steel Dust. Orono: The National Poetry Foundation, 2000. 135-54.] Go to article.
  2. Casillo, R. “Nature, History, and Anti-Nature in Ezra Pound’s Fascism.” Papers on Language & Literature 22.3 (1986), 284-311.
  3. Dasenbrock, Reed Way. “Ezra Pound, the Last Ghibelline.” Journal of Modern Literature 16.4 (Spring 1990): 511-33. Go to article.
  4. Kimpel, Bernard and Duncan Eaves. “Messire Uzzano in 1442.” Paideuma 11.3 (Winter 1982): 449-50. Go to article.
  5. Lauber, John. “Pound’s ‘Cantos’: A Fascist Epic.” Journal of American Studies 12.1 (April 1978): 3-21.
  6. Redman, Tim. “Mussolini’s First Years and Last months: What Did Pound Know about Il Duce’s Beginning and End?” Ezra Pound, Ends and Beginnings. Eds. John Gery and William Pratt. New York: AMS Press, 2011. 3-16.
  7. Zanotti, Serenella. “Pound and the Mussolini Myth. An Unexplored Source for Canto 41.” ROMA/AMOR: Pound, Love and Rome. Eds. William Pratt and Caterina Ricciardi. AMS Press: New York, 2013. 65-80. Free online.



  1. Cookson, William. “Mussolini – The Present– Jefferson.” A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2009. 57-9. 
  2. Davis, Earle. Vision Fugitive: Ezra Pound and Economics. Lawrence KS.: UP of Kansas, 1968. 130-1; 156-70.
  3. De Rachewiltz, Mary and Maria Ardizzone. “Commento: XLI.” Ezra Pound. I Cantos. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. [Bilingual English-Italian edition]. Milano: Mondadori, 1985. 1528-9. 
  4. Fang, Achilles. “Materials for the Study of Pound’s Cantos.” 4 vols. Diss. Harvard U, 1958. Vol I: 65-7.
  5. Ickstadt, Heinz and Eva Hesse. “Anmerkungen und Kommentar: Canto XLI.” Ezra Pound. Die Cantos. Tr. by Eva Hesse and Manfred Pfister. 1255-56. 
  6. Liebregts, Peter. Ezra Pound and Neoplatonism. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2004. 226-8.
  7. Moody, David. Ezra Pound: Poet. Vol. II: The Epic Years 1921-1939. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2014. 177-81.
  8. Paul, Catherine. Fascist Directive. Ezra Pound and Italian Cultural Nationalism. Clemson: Clemson UP, 2016. 98-99.
  9. Stock, Noel. Reading the Cantos. A Study of Meaning in Ezra Pound. New York: Pantheon Books, 1966. 31.
  10. Terrell, Carroll F. “Canto XLI.” A Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Berkeley: California UP, 1993. 166-9. 



  1. “Canto XLI.” A Canto a Day. Blog. 19 April 2009. Go to site.
  2. Guidi, Paolo. “Canto XLI.” Etching. 27 February 2013. Go to site.
  3. Sellar, Gordon. “Blogging Pound’s The Cantos: Cantos XL-XLI.”, 31 August 2012. Go to site.

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