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  1. Alexander, Michael. “Images of Venice in the Poetry of Ezra Pound.” Ezra Pound a Venezia. Ed. Rosella Mamoli Zorzi. Florence: Leo Olshki, 1985. 171-79.
  2. Casillo, Robert. “Ruskin, Pound, and the Fate of Venetian Art.” Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies I.1 (Part 2) (Spring 1988): 89-109.
  3. Casillo, Robert. “The Meaning of Venetian History in Ruskin and Pound.” U of Toronto Quarterly 55.3 (Spring 1986): 235-260. First page.
  4. Gery, John. “Canto 25.” Readings in the Cantos. Ed. Richard Parker. Clemson: Clemson UP, 2018. 213-26.
  5. Mamoli Zorzi, Rosella. “Il rapporto di Pound con le arti visive a Venezia” [Pound’s relationship to the Visual Arts in Venice]. Ezra Pound a Venezia. Firenze: Leo Olschki, 1985. 157-170.
  6. Ricciardi, Caterina. “Il Palazzo Ducale del Doge Mocenigo.” Ghiande di Luce. Rimini: Raffaeli, 2006. 79-98.
  7. Roessel, David. “‘Or Perhaps Sulpicia’: Pound and a Roman Poetess.” Paideuma 19.1-2 (Spring-Fall 1990): 125-135.



  1. Bacigalupo, Massimo. “Annotazioni XXV.” Ezra Pound XXX Cantos. Parma: Ugo Guanda, 2012. 349. 
  2. Barnes, David. “Power and Politics in Cantos XXV and XXVI.” The Venice Myth: Culture, Literature, Politics, 1800 to the Present. New York: Routledge, 2014. 129-136.
  3. Brooker, Peter.  A Student’s Guide to The Selected Poems of Ezra Pound. London: Faber, 1979. 269—71.
  4. Cookson, William. “Venice.” A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2001. 40-41.
  5. Coyle, Michael. Ezra Pound, Popular Genres, and the Discourse of Culture. University Park PA: The Pennsylvania State UP, 1995. 100, 184.
  6. Davenport, Guy. “Venice.” In Cities on Hills. A Study of I-XXX of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Epping: Bowker 1983. 225-30.
  7. Dasenbrock, Reed Way. “Pound and the Visual Arts.” The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound. Ed. Ira Nadel. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1999. 230-32. 
  8. De Rachewiltz, Mary and Maria Ardizzone. “Commento: XXV-XXVI [Venice].” Ezra Pound I Cantos. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. [Bilingual English-Italian edition]. Milano: Mondadori, 1985. 1517-18.
  9. Dekker, George. Sailing after Knowledge: the Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Routledge. 31-35. 
  10. Fang, Achilles. “Materials for the Study of Pound’s Cantos.” 4 vols. Diss. Harvard U, 1958. Vol I: 45.
  11. Flory, Wendy. Ezra Pound and The Cantos: A Record of Struggle. New Haven: Yale UP, 1980. 124, 130, 138-39.
  12. Froula, Christine. “Canto XXV.” In A Guide to Ezra Pound’s Selected Poems. New York: New Directions, 1983. 157-59. 
  13. Furia, Philip. Pound’s Cantos Declassified. University Park and London: The Pennsylvania State UP, 1984. 35-38.
  14. Gery, John. “Venice.” Ezra Pound in Context. Ed. Ira Nadel. Cambridge: Cambridge UP,  2010. 227.
  15. Hesse, Eva. “Introduction.” New Approaches to Ezra Pound. Ed. Eva Hesse. Berkeley: U of California Press, 1969. 24-25, 30-31.
  16. Ickstadt, Heinz and Eva Hesse. “Anmerkungen und Kommentar: Canto XXV.” Ezra Pound. Die Cantos. Tr. by Eva Hesse and Manfred Pfister. Eds. Manfred Pfister and Heinz Ickstadt. Zurich: Arche Literatur Verlag, 2013. 1231-32.
  17. Kayman, Martin. The Modernism of Ezra Pound. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1986. 113-14.
  18. Kenner, Hugh. The Pound Era. London: Faber, 1972. 307-308. 
  19. Libera, Sharon Mayer. “Casting His Gods Back into the NOUS: Two Neoplationists and The Cantos of Ezra Pound.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 2.3 (1973): 359. 
  20. Liebregts, Peter. “Canto XXV and the NOUS.” Ezra Pound and Neoplatonism. Madison: Farleigh Dickinson, 2004. 191-99.
  21. Makin, Peter. “Cantos XXI and XXV.” In Pound’s Cantos. London: Allen & Unwin, 1985. 158-62.
  22. Mamoli Zorzi, Rosella, et all. In Venice and in the Veneto with Ezra Pound. Venice: Supernova, 2007. 33-35.
  23. Moody, David. Ezra Pound: Poet. Vol. II: The Epic Years 1921-1939. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2014. 86-87.
  24. Nassar, Eugene Paul. The Cantos of Ezra Pound: the Lyric Mode. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP. 44-46, 68, 75, 98, 120.
  25. Nicholls, Peter. Ezra Pound: Politics, Economics and Writing; A Study of ‘The Cantos’. London, 1984. 44-45.
  26. Oderman, Kevin. Ezra Pound and the Erotic Medium. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1986.  71-91.
  27. Pearlman, Daniel D. The Barb of Time. On the Unity of Ezra Pound's Cantos. New York: Oxford UP, 1969. 72, 108.
  28. Ricciardi, Caterina. Eikones. Ezra Pound e il Rinascimento. Napoli : Liguori Editore, 1991. 217-223.
  29. Scappetone, Jennifer. Killing the Moonlight: Modernism in Venice. New York: Columbia, 2014. 241-43.
  30. Tanner, Tony. Venice Desired. Cambridge Mass.: Harvard UP. 323-24.
  31. Ten Eyck, David. Ezra Pound’s Adams Cantos. London: Bloomsbury, 2012. 39-41.
  32. Terrell, Carroll F. “Canto XXV.” A Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Berkeley: California UP, 1993. 99-102.



  1. “Canto XXV.” A Canto a Day. Blog, 19 February 2009. Accessed 11 April 2018. Free online
  2. Guidi, Paolo. “Canto XXV.” The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Etching series. 8 October 2012. Accessed 11 April 2018. Free online.
  3. Pound, Ezra. Reading of Canto XXV. [Fragment]. An Angle, recorded in Venice, 1970-71. University of Pennsylvania. PennSound
  4. Sellar, Gordon. “Blogging Pound’s The Cantos: Cantos XXV-XXVI.”, 20 June 2012. Web. Accessed 11 April 2018. Free online.


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