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  1. Hesse, Eva. “‘Schiavoni,’ Or: When St. Hieronymus Turned His Back.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 4.1 (1975): 105-10.
  2. Moramarco, Fred. “Schiavoni: ‘that Chap on the Wood Barge’.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 4.1 (1975): 101-4. Print.
  3. North, Michael. “Towers and the Visual Map of Pound’s Cantos.” Contemporary Literature 27.1 (1986): 19-21.
  4. Ricciardi, Caterina. “Canto 5.” Readings in The Cantos. Ed. Richard Parker. Clemson: Clemson UP, 2018. 73-84.
  5. Tritschler, Donald H. “A Guide to Ezra Pound’s Cantos (V).” The Analyst II (July 1953): 1-7.



  1. Bacigalupo, Massimo. “Annotazioni V.” Ezra Pound XXX Cantos. Parma: Ugo Guanda, 2012. 339-40.
  2. Bacigalupo, Massimo. The Forméd Trace. The Later Poetry of Ezra Pound. New York: Columbia UP, 1980. 28-31.
  3. Bush, Ron. The Genesis of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1976, 211-214. 
  4. Cookson, William. “V: The Barb of Time.” A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2001. 13-16. 
  5. Davenport, Guy. “The Arrow Has No Two Points.” In Cities on Hills. A Study of I-XXX of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Epping: Bowker, 1983. 137-44.
  6. De Rachewiltz, Mary and Maria Ardizzone. “Commento: V.” Ezra Pound I Cantos. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. [Bilingual English-Italian edition]. Milano: Mondadori, 1985. 1507-08.
  7. Dennis, Helen. Cantos Five. A New Approach to the Poetry of Ezra Pound Through the Medieval Provençal Aspect. Lewiston: The Edwin Mellen Pres, 1996. 294-304. See also Cantos Five and Six 368-73.
  8. Flory, Wendy. Ezra Pound and The Cantos: A Record of Struggle. New Haven: Yale UP, 1980. 115-120; 290-291.
  9. Gelpi, Albert. [Canto V]. A Coherent Splendour. The American Poetic Renaissance 1910-1950. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1987. 198-199. 
  10. Gibson, Mary Ellis. Epic Reinvented: Ezra Pound and the Victorians. Ithaca: Cornell UP. 111-15. 
  11. Ickstadt, Heinz und Eva Hesse. “Anmerkungen und Kommentar: Canto V.” Ezra Pound. Die Cantos. Tr. by Eva Hesse and Manfred Pfister. Eds. Manfred Pfister and Heinz Ickstadt. Zurich: Arche Literatur Verlag, 2013. 1198-1201.
  12. Kenner, Hugh. The Pound Era. London: Laber & Faber, 1971. 55-59. 
  13. Liebregts, Peter.  Ezra Pound and Neoplatonism. Madison: Farleigh Dickinson, 2004. 147-151.  
  14. Moody, David A. Ezra Pound Poet. Volume I: The Young Genius. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2007. 404-405.
  15. Pearlman, Daniel D. The Barb of Time. On the Unity of Ezra Pound's Cantos. New York: Oxford UP, 1969. 56-67.
  16. Pound, Ezra. Ezra Pound’s Poetry and Prose. Contributions to Perodicals. Eds. Lea Baechler, A. Walton Litz, and James Longenbach. New York: Garland, 1991. III: 172-175. 
  17. Sicari, Stephen. “IV-VII.”  Pound’s Epic Ambition. Dante and the Modern World. New York: SUNY Press, 1991. 27-35.
  18. Surette, L. A Light from Eleusis. A Study of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979. 55-69.



  1. “Canto V.” A Canto a Day. Blog, 18 January 2009. Accessed 4 August 2018. Free online.
  2. Bressan, Eloisa. Canto V. Il Vortice Greco-Provenzale nell'inferno de I Cantos. MA Thesis. U di Padova, 2012. 123-161. Free online.
  3. Gilbert, W. Stephen. “Pound and Provence: The Sense of Place in The Cantos.” Sincronia. A Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences (Winter 2009). Web. Accessed 24 January 2018. Free online
  4. Guidi, Paolo. “Canto V.” The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Etching series. September 2012. Accessed 4 August 2018. Free online.
  5. Sellar, Gordon. Canto V. Blogging the


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