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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. Bressan, Eloisa. “Regionalism and Mythmaking: A Map for Ezra Pound’s Walking Tour in Southern France, 1919.” Make It New 2.4 (March 2016): 44-55. Free online.
  3. Kenner, Hugh. “Some Notes.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 2.1 (1973): 41-2. 
  4. North, Michael. “Towers and the Visual Map of Pound’s Cantos.” Contemporary Literature 27.1 (1986): 19-21.



  1. Bacigalupo, Massimo. The Forméd Trace. The Later Poetry of Ezra Pound. New York: Columbia UP, 1980. 88-92.
  2. Casillo, Robert. The Genealogy of Demons. Anti-Semitism, Fascism and the Myths of Ezra Pound. Evanston, Ill.: U of Illinois P, 1988. 147-8.
  3. Conover, Anne. Olga Rudge and Ezra Pound. “What Thou Lovest Well… .” New Haven: Yale UP, 2001. 76.
  4. Cookson, William. “‘Luminous detail’ – Italian religious festival – Provence.” A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2009. 68-9.
  5. De Rachewiltz, Mary and Maria Ardizzone. “Commento: XLVIII.” Ezra Pound. I Cantos. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. [Bilingual English-Italian edition]. Milano: Mondadori, 1985. 1535-6.
  6. Ickstadt, Heinz and Eva Hesse. “Anmerkungen und Kommentar: Canto XLVIII.” Ezra Pound. Die Cantos. Tr. by Eva Hesse and Manfred Pfister. 1263-4.
  7. Kearns, George. Pound. The Cantos. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1989. 42.
  8. Malm, Mike. “Canto 48.” In Editing Economic History: Ezra Pound’s The Fifth Decad of Cantos. New York: Peter Lang, 2005. 83-6; 214-6.
  9. 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. 223-5.
  10. Rabaté, Jean-Michel. Language, Sexuality and Ideology in Ezra Pound’s “Cantos.” London: Palgrave, 1986. 193-6.
  11. Stock, Noel. Reading the Cantos. A Study of Meaning in Ezra Pound. New York: Pantheon Books, 1966. 58.
  12. Surette, L. A Light from Eleusis. A Study of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1979. 145.
  13. Terrell, Carroll F. “Canto XLVIII.” In Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound.” Berkeley: U of California P., 1980. I: 186-9.
  14. Wilhelm, J. J. Ezra Pound: The Tragic Years, 1925-1972. University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State UP, 1994. 119-20.



  1. Guidi, Paolo. “Canto XLVIII.” Etching. 4 February 2014.  Go to site.
  2. Sellar, Gordon. Blogging Pound’s The Cantos: Cantos XLVIII. Free online.
  3. The Coffee Philosopher. Canto XLVIII. Blog, 29 July 2011. Free online.


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