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Ezra Pound reading the canto:

The Harvard Vocarium Readings, Recorded in Cambridge, Mass. May 17, 1939.

Canto XVII (“So that the vines burst from my fingers” (76-79)) (7:00) (PennSound)

An Angle, Recorded in Venice, ca. 1970 or 1971

Canto XVII [From “A boat came” [(77) through “In the gloom” (78)] (1:40) (PennSound)




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David Moody. Introduction to Canto XVII.

Paul Cunningham reading the canto. Video clip on ucreate.

A Reading of The Cantos of Ezra Pound. II. Cantos of the 1920s.

Edinburgh University, 50 George Square, 5 October 2017.

Photos courtesy of Svetlana Ehtee, October 2017

 Copyright © 1934, 1968 by Ezra Pound. Used by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.


[Canto XVII begins 4:57] read by Augustus Sol Invictus. Published on Dec 1, 2013, LSD recordings 01 December 2013.


The Fifth Decad

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Cantos LII - LXXI

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