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  1. Brown, Dennis. “The Translation of History in the Early Cantos.” Ezra Pound and History. Ed. Marianne Korn. Orono: NPF, 1985. 53-62.
  2. Culver, Michael. “The Art of Henry Strater: An Examination of the Illustrations for Pound’s A Draft of XVI Cantos.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 12.2-3 (1983): 447-78. Print. 
  3. Foster, John L. “Pound’s Revision of Cantos I-III.” Modern Philology 63.3 (1966): 236-245. Go to article.
  4. Hartnett, Stephen. “The Ideologies and Semiotics of Fascism: Analyzing Pound’s Cantos 12-15.” Boundary 2 20.1 (1993): 65-93. Print.
  5. Miyake, Akiko. “The Greek-Egyptian Mysteries in Pound’s ‘the Little Review Calendar’ and in Cantos 1-7.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 7 (1978): 73-111. Print.
  6. Nikolova, Olga. “Ezra Pound’s Cantos De Luxe: Preamble.” Modernism/Modernity 15 (2008): 155-177. Print. Free online.
  7. Slatin, Myles. “A History of Pound’s Cantos I-XVI, 1915-1925.” American Literature XXXV (1963): 183-195. Republished in The Merrill Studies in The Cantos. Ed. M. Hénault. Columbus, OH: Ch. Merrill Publishing Company, 1971. 56-67. Print.




  1. Albright, Daniel. “Early Cantos I-XLI.” The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1999. 79-84.
  2. Alexander, Michael. “Cantos 1-17.” The Poetic Achievement of Ezra Pound. London: Faber, 1979. 142-61.
  3. Altieri Charles. “Modernist Abstraction and Pound’s First Cantos: The Ethos for a New Renaissance.” Painterly Abstraction in Modernist American Poetry.  Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2009. 283-320. Print.
  4. Cookson, William. A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2001. 3-29.
  5. Davis, Earle. Vision Fugitive: Ezra Pound and Economics. Lawrence KS.: The UP of Kansas, 1968. 45-54.
  6. Flory, Wendy. “Cantos 1-7” and “Cantos 8-30.” Ezra Pound and the Cantos: A Record of Struggle. New Haven: Yale UP, 1980. 106-138.
  7. Liebregts, Peter. “A Draft of XVI Cantos.” Ezra Pound and Neoplatonism. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2004. 132-65. Print.
  8. Moody, David A. “Bel Esprit and the Malatesta Cantos: A Post-Waste Land conjunction of Pound and Eliot.” Ezra Pound and Europe. Ed. Richard Taylor and Claus Melchior. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1993. 79-91. Print.
  9. Moody, David A. Ezra Pound: Poet. A Portrait of the Man & His Work. Volume II: The Epic Years 1921-1939. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2014. 78-82.
  10. Nassar, Eugene Paul. The Cantos of Ezra Pound. The Lyric Mode. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1975. 11-34.
  11. Terrell, Carroll F. A Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Berkeley: U of California P, 1993. 1-72.
  12. Wilhelm, J. J. “‘The Fortieth Year of My Life …’ (1925)” Ezra Pound in London and Paris. 1908-1925. University Park: The Pennsylvania State UP, 1990. 346-54. Print.
  13. Wilhelm, J. J. “A Paris Diary.” Ezra Pound in London and Paris. 1908-1925. University Park: The Pennsylvania State UP, 1990. 297-345. Print.



  1. Bressan, Eloisa. Il Vortice Greco-Provenzale nell'inferno de I Cantos. MA Thesis. U di Padova, 2012. 162-203. Free online
  2. Cocola, Jim. “Digital Maps: A Gazetteer to The Cantos of Ezra Pound.” Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2018. Cantos 1-16.
  3. Guidi Paolo. The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Etchings suite. I-XXX: September-October 2012. Go to collection.
  4. Sellar, Gordon. Blogging the Cantos.  Gord Sellar  

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