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  1. Baar, Ron. “Ezra Pound: Poet as Historian.” American Literature 42.4 (January 1971): 531-43.
  2. Fender, Stephen. “Ezra Pound and the Words off the Page: Historical Allusions in Some American Long Poems.” The Yearbook of English Studies 8 (1978): 95-108.
  3. Marsh, Alec. “John Quincy Adams and/or Martin Van Buren: Cantos 34 and 37.” Paideuma: Studies in American and British Modernist Poetry 34.1 (2005): 59-88. Resources.
  4. Preda, Roxana. “Canto 37.” Readings in the Cantos. Ed. Richard Parker. Clemson: Clemson UP, 2018. 297-310.



  1. Cookson, William. “Martin van Buren.” A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2009. 52-3. 
  2. Davis, Earle. Vision Fugitive: Ezra Pound and Economics. Lawrence KS.: The UP of Kansas, 1968. 90-2; 126-7.
  3. De Rachewiltz, Mary and Maria Ardizzone. “Commento: XXXVII.” Ezra Pound. I Cantos. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. [Bilingual English-Italian edition]. Milano: Mondadori, 1985. 1525-6. 
  4. Fang, Achilles. “Materials for the Study of Pound’s Cantos.” 4 vols. Diss. Harvard U, 1958. Vol I: 56-8.
  5. Furia, Philip. Pound’s Cantos Declassified. University Park and London: The Pennsylvania State UP, 1984. 60-3.
  6. Ickstadt, Heinz and Eva Hesse. “Anmerkungen und Kommentar: Canto XXXVII.” Ezra Pound. Die Cantos. Tr. by Eva Hesse and Manfred Pfister. 1248-50.
  7. Makin, Peter. “Van Buren and the Bank.” Pound’s Cantos. London: Allen & Unwin, 85. 190-5. 
  8. Moody, David. Ezra Pound: Poet. Vol. II: The Epic Years 1921-1939. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2014. 171-3. 
  9. Pound, Ezra. “Canto XXXVII. Canto XXXVIII." In American Anxieties. A Collective Portrait of the 1930s. Ed. Louis Filler. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 1993. 234-45.
  10. Stock, Noel. Reading the Cantos. A Study of Meaning in Ezra Pound. New York: Pantheon Books, 1966. 27-9.
  11. Terrell, Carroll F. “Canto XXXVII.” A Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Berkeley: California UP, 1993. 144-53. 
  12. Trotter, David. The Making of the Reader: Language and Subjectivity in Modern American English and Irish Poetry. London: Macmillan, 1984. 100-3.



  1. “XXXVII.” A Canto a Day. Blog. 30 March 2009. Free online.
  2. Guidi, Paolo. “Canto 37.” Etching. 14 December 2012. Free online.
  3. Pound, Ezra. “‘Thou Shalt Not,’ said Martin van Buren: Canto XXXVII.” Poetry. XLIII.VI  (March 1934): 297-305. Free online
  4. Sellar, Gordon. “Blogging Pound’s The Cantos: Cantos XXXVII-XXXIX.”, 31 August 2012. Free online.

Cantos LII - LXXI

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