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  1. Baumann, Walter. “Canto 7.” Readings in The Cantos. Ed. Richard Parker. Clemson: Clemson UP, 2018. 85-94.

  2. Davis, Kay. “Ring Composition, Subject Rhyme, and Canto VII.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 11.3 (1982): 429-39. Print.

  3. Eaves, Duncan, T. C.  and Ben Kimpel. “Note on ‘e li mestiers ecoutes.’” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 9.2 (Fall 1980): 311-312.

  4. Farley, David. “‘Damn the Partition!’: Ezra Pound and the Passport Nuisance.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 30.3 (Winter 2001): 79-90. Free online
  5. Glenn, E. M. “Addenda: CANTO VII.” The Analyst 8 (June 1955): 10-14.

  6. Hesse, Eva. “Books Behind the Cantos (Part One: Cantos I-XXX).” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 1 (1972): 137-51.

  7. Law, Richard. “The Seventh Canto Initial.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 8 (1979): 411.

  8. McPherson Jr., William G. “Ezra Pound Meets the Reference Librarian.” Oklahoma Librarian 25.2 (April 1975): 13-19. [On “e li mestiers ecoutes” 16].

  9. Mayo, Robert, ed. “Canto VII (Addenda).” The Analyst VI (January 1956): 2-7.

  10. 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.

  11. Schneideman, Robert. “A Guide to Ezra Pound’s Cantos (VII).” The Analyst IV (June 1954): 1-14.

  12. Sicari, Stephen. “Reading Pound’s Politics: Ulysses as Fascist Hero.” Paideuma 17.2-3 (Fall-Winter 1988): 145-168. Read article.

  13. Wilson, Stephen. “A Tentative Intervention in the Argument ‘Sous les Lauriers.’” Ezra Pound and History. Ed. Marianne Korn. Orono: National Poetry Foundation, 1985. 63-74.



  1. Bacigalupo, Massimo. The Forméd Trace. The Later Poetry of Ezra Pound. New York: Columbia UP, 1980. 18-21.

  2. Childs, John Steven. Modernist Form. Pound’s Style in the Early Cantos. Selinsgrove: Susquehanna UP, 1986. 83-5, 113-16, 118-20.

  3. Cookson, William. “And the Passion Endures.” A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2001. 18-21. 

  4. De Rachewiltz, Mary and Maria Ardizzone. “Commento: VII.” Ezra Pound I Cantos. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. [Bilingual English-Italian edition]. Milano: Mondadori, 1985. 1508-09.

  5. Dennis, Helen. A New Approach to the Poetry of Ezra Pound Through the Medieval Provençal Aspect. Lewiston: The Edwin Mellen Pres, 1996. 187-91.

  6. Ickstadt, Heinz und Eva Hesse. “Anmerkungen und Kommentar: Canto VII.” Ezra Pound. Die Cantos. Tr. by Eva Hesse and Manfred Pfister. Eds. Manfred Pfister and Heinz Ickstadt. Zurich: Arche Literatur Verlag, 2013. 1203-4.

  7. Longenbach, James. Modernist Poetics of History. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1987. 136-37.

  8. Moody, David A. Ezra Pound: Poet. Volume I: The Young Genius, 1885-1920. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2007. 406-407.

  9. Sicari, Stephen. “IV-VII.”  Pound’s Epic Ambition. Dante and the Modern World. New York: SUNY P, 1991. 27-35.

  10. Sieburth, Richard. “Notes: Canto I.” Ezra Pound New Selected Poems and Translations. Ed. Richard Sieburth. New York: New Directions, 2010. 308-9.

  11. Surette, L. A Light from Eleusis. A Study of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1979. 30-32; XLibris 2000. 57-61.



  1. “Canto VII.” A Canto a Day. Blog, 21 January 2009. Accessed 4 August 2018. Free online.

  2. Guidi, Paolo. “Canto VII.” The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Etching series. 16 September 2012. Accessed 4 August 2018. Free online.

  3. Sellar, Gordon. “Blogging Pound’s The Cantos: Cantos VI and VII.”, 03 April 2012. Free online.


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