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  1. Bacigalupo, Massimo. “Pound’s Tigullio.” Paideuma 14.2-3 (Fall and Winter 1985): 179-209. Go to article.
  2. Bornstein, George. Yeats’s “Those Dancing Days are Gone” and Pound’s “Canto 23.”  Yeats Annual. No. 2. Ed. R. J. Finneran. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1983.
  3. Dembo, L. S. “Fac Deum.” In Conceptions of Reality in Modern American Poetry. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1966. 151-82.
  4. Hatlen, Burton. “Pound and Nature: A Reading of Canto XXIII.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 25.1-2 (Spring and Fall 1996): 161-88.
  5. Libera, Sharon Mayer. “Casting His Gods Back into the NOUS: Two Neoplatonists and The Cantos of Ezra Pound.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 2.3 (1973): 368-77. 
  6. Peter Liebregts, “‘Damned to you Midas, Midas lacking a Pan’: Ezra Pound and the Use of Pan.” Ezra Pound’s Green World: Nature, Landscape and Language. Eds. Walter Baumann and Caterina Ricciardi. Brighton: Everett Root Publishers, 2019. 123-136.
  7. Liebregts, Peter. “‘With the Sun in a Golden Cup’: Pound and Stesichorus in Canto 23.” Ezra Pound and Modernism: The Irish Factor. Brighton: Edward Everett Root Publishers, 2017. 59-70.
  8. Peck, John. “Arras and Painted Arras.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 3.1 (1974): 61-6. Print.
  9. Peck, John. “Pound’s Lexical Mythography: King’s Journey and Queen’s Eye.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 1.1 (1972): 3-36. Print.
  10. Roessel, David. “The ‘Repeat in History’: Canto XXVI and Greece’s Asia Minor Disaster.” Twentieth Century Literature 34.2 (1988): 180–190. JSTOR.
  11. Surette, Leon. “‘A Light from Eleusis’: Some Thoughts on Pound’s Nekuia.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 3.2 (1974): 191-216.
  12. Surette, Leon. “The Troubadours: A Romance of Scholarship.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 30.1-2 (2001): 3-20.
  13. Terrell, Carrol F. “A Couple of Documents.” Paideuma 6.3 (1977): 359-61. [Extract from Porphyry, On Chances with Ficino’s title: “Omnis intellectus est omniformis”]



  1. Bacigalupo, Massimo. The Forméd Trace. The Later Poetry of Ezra Pound. New York: Columbia UP, 1980. 30-32; 46; 178.
  2. Bacigalupo, Massimo. “Ezra Pound’s Tigullio.” Paideuma 14.2-3 (Fall-Winter 1985): 179-209.
  3. Bacigalupo, Massimo. “Annotazioni XXIII.” Ezra Pound XXX Cantos. Parma: Ugo Guanda, 2012. 348.
  4. Cookson, William. “Et omniformis… .” A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2001. 37-39.
  5. Davenport, Guy. “Helios Navigating the Dark.” In Cities on Hills. A Study of I-XXX of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Epping: Bowker 1983. 217-222.
  6. De Rachewiltz, Mary and Maria Ardizzone. “Commento: XXIII.” Ezra Pound I Cantos. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. [Bilingual English-Italian edition]. Milano: Mondadori, 1985. 1515-16.
  7. Dennis, Helen. A New Approach to the Poetry of Ezra Pound Through the Medieval Provençal Aspect. Lewiston: The Edwin Mellen Pres, 1996. 304-313. 
  8. Fang, Achilles. “Materials for the Study of Pound’s Cantos.” 4 vols. Diss. Harvard U, 1958. Vol I: 41-44.
  9. Flory, Wendy. Ezra Pound and The Cantos: A Record of Struggle. New Haven: Yale UP, 1980. 14-15.
  10. Ickstadt, Heinz and Eva Hesse. “Anmerkungen und Kommentar: Canto XXIII.” Ezra Pound. Die Cantos. Tr. by Eva Hesse and Manfred Pfister. Eds. Manfred Pfister and Heinz Ickstadt. Zurich: Arche Literatur Verlag, 2013. 1229-30.
  11. Liebregts, Peter. “Canto XXIII and the Power of Love.” Ezra Pound and Neoplatonism. Madison: Farleigh Dickinson, 2004. 87-91.
  12. Makin, Peter. “The Heretics of Provence.” Provence and Pound. Berkeley: U of California P, 1978. 217-221.
  13. Miyake, Akiko. “The Sun’s Marriage in the Rose Garden.” In Ezra Pound and the Mysteries of Love. A Plan for The Cantos. Durham NC: Duke UP, 1991. 120-22.
  14. Nicholls, Peter. Ezra Pound: Politics, Economics and Writing; A Study of ‘The Cantos’. London, 1984. 16.
  15. Pearlman, Daniel D. The Barb of Time. On the Unity of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. New York: Oxford UP, 1969. 104-7.
  16. Ricciardi, Caterina. Eikones. Ezra Pound e il Rinascimento. Napoli: Liguori Editore, 1991. 215-7.
  17. Surette, Leon. A Light from Eleusis. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1979. 59-60.
  18. Surette, Leon. The Birth of Modernism. Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, W. B. Yeats and the Occult. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens UP, 1993. 151-56.
  19. Terrell, Carroll F. “Canto XXIII.” A Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Berkeley: California UP, 1993. 92-95.
  20. Tryphonopoulos, Demetres. “Never with this religion/ Will you make men of the Greeks. Canto 23.” The Celestial Tradition: A Study of Ezra Pound’s The Cantos. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfred Laurier UP, 1992. 127-41.



  1. “Canto XXIII.” A Canto a Day. Blog, 10 February 2009. Accessed 24 January 2018. Free online.
  2. “Ezra Pound: Canto XXIII.” Coffee philosopher. Blog. 16 May 2011. Accessed 24 January 2018. 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 XXIII.” The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Etching series. 4 October 2012. Accessed 24 January 2018.
  5. Prynne, J.H.  “Reading Pound: Seven.”  [On Canto XVII and Canto XXIII].  April 2006. Free online.
  6. Sellar, Gordon. “Blogging Pound’s The Cantos: Cantos XXIII-XXIV.”, 5 June 2012. Web. 30 Oct. 2015. Accessed 24 January 2018. Free online.

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