1933 – The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Some Testimonies by Ernest Hemingway, Ford Madox Ford, T. S. Eliot, Hugh Walpole, Archibald MacLeish, James Joyce and Others. 8vo, original self-wrappers, stapled. N. Y.: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., (1933). First edition. Among the other contributions, unnamed on the title-page, are William Carlos Williams, Edmund Wilson, Basil Bunting, H. D., and Allen Tate. 

1949 – Russell Peter. The Pisan Cantos of Ezra Pound. Changing World.

1951 – Kenner, Hugh. The Poetry of Ezra Pound. London: Faber.

1952 – Watts, Harold Holliday. Ezra Pound and The Cantos. New York: Routlege. Hathi Trust.

1954 – Leary, Lewis. Motive and Method in the Cantos of Ezra Pound. New York: Columbia UP.

1957 – Edwards, John Hamilton and William Wood Vasse. Annotated Index to the Cantos of Ezra Pound. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press (Cantos 1-84). pdf.

1958 – Emery, Clark Mixon. Ideas Into Action: A Study of Pound’s Cantos. Miami: U of Miami P. Hathi Trust.

1963 – Dekker, George. Sailing after Knowledge: the Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Routledge.

1963 – Zukofsky, Louis. Ezra Pound: His Cantos (1-27). New York: Kulchur Press.

1964 – Clark, Thomas. The Formal Structure of Pound’s Cantos. S.n.

1967 – Stock, Noel. Reading the Cantos: A Study of Meaning in Ezra Pound. London: Routledge.

1969 – MacLeish, Archibald. Poetry and opinion: The Pisan Cantos of Ezra Pound. A Dialog on the Role of Poetry. S.n.

1969 – Pearlman, Daniel D. The Barb of Time: On the Unity of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Oxford: Oxford UP.

1970 – Baumann, Walter. The Rose in the Steel Dust: An Examination of the Cantos of Ezra Pound. Miami: U of Miami P.

1970 – Contino, Vittorugo. Ezra Pound in Italy,  from the Pisan Cantos. Spots and Dots. Venezia: Ivancich.

1971 – Brooke-Rose Christine. A ZBC of Ezra Pound. London: Faber & Faber.

1971 – Miyake, Akiko. A Thematic and Structural Unity in Ezra Pound’s Eleven New Cantos. American Literature Society of Japan.

1971 – Hénault, Marie, ed. The Merrill Studies in The Cantos. Columbus, OH: Ch. Merrill Publishing Company.

1974 – Wilhelm, J. J. Dante and Pound: The Epic of Judgement. Orono: U. of Maine P.

1975 – Sanders, F. K. John Adams Speaking: Pound’s Sources for the Adams Cantos. U of Maine P.

1975 – Nassar, Eugene Paul. The Cantos of Ezra Pound: the Lyric Mode. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP. 

1976 – Brooke-Rose Christine. Structural Analysis of Pound’s Usura Canto: Jakobson’s Method Extended. Berlin: Mouton DeGruyter.

1976 – Hood, Joseph S. Leaning toward Zen: A Study of Harmony and Disharmony in the Cantos of Ezra Pound. S.n.

1976 – Bush Ron. The Genesis of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Princeton: Princeton UP.

1977 – Wilhelm, James J. The Later Cantos of Ezra Pound. New York: Walker.

1979 – Eastman, Barbara and Hugh Kenner. Ezra Pound’s Cantos: the Story of the Text, 1948-1975. Maine: National Poetry Foundation.

1979 – Surette, Leon. A Light from Eleusis: Study of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Oxford: Oxford UP.

1980 – Bacigalupo, Massimo. The Forméd Trace. The Later Poetry of Ezra Pound. New York: Columbia UP.

1980 – Durant, E. Ezra Pound, Identity in Crisis: a Study of Writing in The Cantos. Cambridge: Cambridge UP.

1980 – Flory, Wendy. Ezra Pound and the Cantos. A Record of Struggle. New Haven: Yale UP.

1980 – Kearns, George. Guide to Ezra Pound’s “Selected Cantos.” Folkestone: Dawson Publishing.

1980, 1984 – Terrell, Carroll. A Companion to the Cantos of Ezra Pound. Berkeley: U of California P vol.I: pdf. vol.2 pdf.

1980 – Woodward, Anthony. Ezra Pound and the Pisan Cantos. Lawbook Co of Australasia.

1981 – Dilligan Robert J. Concordance to Ezra Pound Cantos. New York: Garland.

1981 – Read, Forrest. ’76: One World and the Cantos of Ezra Pound. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

1982 – Kimpel, Ben D. Pound’s Research for the Malatesta Cantos. Orono: U of Maine.

1983 – Culver, Michael. The Art of Henry Strater: An examination of the Illustrations for Pound’s A Draft of XVI Cantos. Orono: U of Maine.

1983 – Davenport, Guy. Cities on Hills: Study 1-30 of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Epping: Bowker (UMI 1984).

1983 – D’Epiro, Peter. Touch of Rhetoric: Ezra Pound’s Malatesta Cantos. Ann Arbor: UMI Research P.

1983 – Driscoll, John. The “China Cantos” of Ezra Pound. Stockholm: Almqvist and Wicksell.

1983 – Nolde, John J. Blossoms from the East: The China Cantos of Ezra Pound. Orono: National Poetry Foundation.

1984 – Davis, Kay. Fugue and Fresco: Structures in Pound’s Cantos. Orono: National Poetry Foundation. 

1984 – Furia, Philip. Pound's Cantos Declassified.  University Park and London: The Pennsylvania State UP.

1984 – Nicholls, Peter. Ezra Pound: Politics, Economics and Writing – A Study of The Cantos. London: Palgrave.

1985 – Cookson, William. A Reader’s Guide to the Cantos of Ezra Pound. New York: Croom Helm.

1985 – Froula, Christine. 'To Write Paradise': Style and Error in Pound’s Cantos. New Haven: Yale UP.

1985 – Makin, Peter. Pound’s Cantos. New York: Harper-Collins.

1986 – Rabaté, Jean-Michel. Language, Sexuality and Ideology in Ezra Pound’s “Cantos.” London: Palgrave.

1986 – Childs, J. S. Modernist Form. Pound's Style in the Early Cantos. Susquehanna UP.

1987 – Furia, Phillip. Pound’s Cantos Declassified. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania State UP.

1988 – Bell, Terence Anthony. The Hero Polumetis: a New Interpretation of The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Oxford: Oxford UP.

1988 – Singh, Gurbhagat. Transcultural Poetics: Comparative Studies of Ezra Pound’s Cantos and Guru Gobind Singh’s Bachittra Natak. Blaby: Advent Books.

1989 – Kearns, George. Ezra Pound: The Cantos. Cambridge: Cambridge UP.

1991 – Miyake, Akiko. Ezra Pound and the Mysteries of Love: A Plan for The Cantos. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

1991 – Rainey, Lawrence. Ezra Pound and the Monument of Culture: Text, History and the Malatesta Cantos. Chicago: Chicago UP.

1991 – Sicari, Stephen. Pound’s Epic Ambition: Dante and the Modern World. State U of New York P.

1991 – Taylor, Richard. Variorum Edition of ‘Three Cantos’ by Ezra Pound: A Prototype. Bayreuth: Boomerang Press.

1992 – Tryphonopoulos, Demetres. The Celestial Tradition: A Study of Ezra Pound’s “The Cantos.” Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

1995 – Brint, Terri Joseph. Ezra Pound’s Epic Variations: the Cantos & Major Long Poems. Orono: National Poetry Foundation.

1995 – John, Roland. A Beginner’s Guide to the Cantos of Ezra Pound. Poetry Salzburg.

1995 – Gibson, Mary Ellis. Epic Reinvented: Ezra Pound and the Victorians. Ithaca: Cornell UP. 

1995 – Stoicheff, Peter. The Hall of Mirrors: “Drafts and Fragments” and the End of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P.

1997 – Rainey, Lawrence, ed. A Poem Containing History: Textual Studies in The Cantos. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P.

1997 – Shioji, Ursula. Ezra Pound’s Pisan Cantos and the NohFrankfurt: Peter Lang.

2004 – Liebregts, Peter. Ezra Pound and Neoplatonism. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh-Dickinson University Press, 2004.

2005 – Malm, Mike. Editing Economic History: Ezra Pound’s The Fifth Decad of Cantos. New York: Peter Lang.

2006 – Makin Peter, ed. Ezra Pound’s Cantos: A Casebook. Oxford: Oxford: Oxford UP.

2006 – Selby, Nick. Poetics of Loss in the Cantos of Ezra Pound: From Modernism to Fascism. Lampeter: Edwin Mellen Press.

2007 – Henriksen, Line. Ambition and Anxiety: Ezra Pound’s ‘Cantos’ and Derek Walkott’s ‘Omeros’ as Twentieth-Century Epics. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

2010 – Farahbakhsh, Alireza and Zeinab Heidary Moghaddam. Dominant Themes in Ezra Pound’s 1930s and 1940s Cantos (Cantos XXXI-LXXXIV). Saarbrücken: Lambert Academic Publishing.

2012 – Ten Eyck, David. Ezra Pound’s Adams Cantos (Historicizing Modernism). London: Bloomsbury.

2012 – Hilmy, Hassan. Altar to Zagreus. Dionysus in The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Saarbrücken: Lambert Academic Publishing.

2017  – Kindellan, Michael. The Late Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Bloomsbury, 2017.

2018  – Parker, Richard, ed. Readings in The Cantos. Vol. I.  Clemson: Clemson University Press.

2018 – Howard, Alexander, ed. Astern in the Dinghy: Commentaries on Ezra Pound’s Thrones de los Cantares 96-109. Glossator 10.

2021 – Marsh, Alec. Ezra Pound's Washington Cantos and the Struggle for Light. London: Bloomsbury.

2022 – Parker, Richard, ed. Readings in The Cantos. Vol. 2. Clemson: Clemson University Press.

2022 – Ullyot, Jonathan. Ezra Pound and his Classical Sources: The Cantos and the Primal Matter of Troy. London: Bloomsbury Academic. Chapter extracts.



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The Pisan Cantos

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