Ross, Jack. Pound’s Fascist Cantos (72 & 73) together with Rimbaud’s “Poets at Seven Years Old.” Trans. Jack Ross. Auckland: Perdrix Press, 1997.



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  1. Bacigalupo, Massimo. “The Cantos: Cantos LXXII-LXXIII.The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia. Eds. D. Tryphonopoulos and Stephen J. Adams. Westport, CT.: Greenwood Press, 2005. 39-41.
  2. Taylor, Richard Dean. “Towards a Textual Biography of The Cantos.” Modernist Writers and the Marketplace. Eds. Ian Willison, Warwick Gould, and Warren Chernaik. Houndmills: Macmillan, 1996. 223-57.
  3. Wilhelm, J. J. Ezra Pound The Tragic Years. 1925-1972. University Park: The Pennsylvania State UP, 1994. 207-09.



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  2. Hoff, Anne-Christine. “Ezra Pound’s Salò Cantos: Fascism, Anti-Semitism and Anti-Feminism in War-Ravaged Italy.”  M.A., New York U, 1997.  Free online.
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