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  1. Nolde, John J. “The Sources for Canto LV.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 7.1-2 (1978): 189-247.



  1. Cookson, William. “Tchun of T’ang 805 AD – Ngan’s Reforms – Sung Dynasty.” A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2009. 82-4.
  2. De Rachewiltz, Mary and Maria Ardizzone. “Commento: LV.” Ezra Pound. I Cantos. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. [Bilingual English-Italian edition]. Milano: Mondadori, 1985. 1545-6. 
  3. Driscoll, John. “Canto 55 and the Reforms of Ouang-ngan-ché.” In The “China Cantos” of Ezra Pound. Stockholm: Almqvist and Wicksell, 1983. 94-105.
  4. Fang, Achilles. “Materials for the Study of Pound’s Cantos.” 4 vols. Diss. Harvard U, 1958. Vol I: 124-33.
  5. Ickstadt, Heinz and Eva Hesse. “Anmerkungen und Kommentar: Canto LV.” Ezra Pound. Die Cantos. Tr. by Eva Hesse and Manfred Pfister. 1278-81. 
  6. Moody, David A. Ezra Pound: Poet. A Portrait of the Man and His Work. II: The Epic Years 1921-1939. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 279-80.
  7. Nolde, John. “Canto LV.” In Blossoms from the East. The China Cantos of Ezra Pound. Orono: National Poetry Foundation 1983. 188-246.
  8. Terrell, Carroll F. “Canto LV.” In Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound.” Berkeley: U of California P., 1980. I: 227-35.



  1. Guidi, Paolo. “Canto LV.” Diamond Point intaglio, selective hard ground, lift, etch, aquatint, copperplate. Printed on Arches 88 paper., 25 March 2014. Free online.
  2. Sellar, Gordon. “Canto LV. Plus, What Do Ezra Pound, Robert Howard, J.R.R. Tolkien, H.P. Lovecraft, and Sun Ra Have In Common?” Part 42 of 56 in the series Blogging Ezra Pound’s The Cantos., 22 October 2013. Free online.



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