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  1. Nolde, John J. “The Sources for Chinese Dynastic Canto LVI. Part One.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 8.2 (Fall 1979): 263-92. 
  2. Nolde, John J. “The Sources for Chinese Dynastic Canto LVI. Part Two.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 8.3 (Winter 1979): 485-511.



  1. Cookson, William. “Ghengis – Kublai – Twentieth Dynasty: Yuen (Mongol) – Overthrow of Mongols – Foundation of Ming Dynasty, 1368.” A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2009. 85-7.
  2. De Rachewiltz, Mary and Maria Ardizzone. “Commento: LVI.” Ezra Pound. I Cantos. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. [Bilingual English-Italian edition]. Milano: Mondadori, 1985. 1546-7. 
  3. Fang, Achilles. “Materials for the Study of Pound’s Cantos.” 4 vols. Diss. Harvard U, 1958. Vol I: 134-44.
  4. Ickstadt, Heinz and Eva Hesse. “Anmerkungen und Kommentar: Canto LVI.” Ezra Pound. Die Cantos. Tr. by Eva Hesse and Manfred Pfister. 1281-83. 
  5. Moody, David A. Ezra Pound: Poet. A Portrait of the Man and His Work. II: The Epic Years 1921-1939. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 280.
  6. Nolde, John. “Canto LVI.” In Blossoms from the East. The China Cantos of Ezra Pound. Orono: National Poetry Foundation 1983. 247-302.
  7. Terrell, Carroll F. “Canto LVI.” In Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound.” Berkeley: U of California P., 1980. I: 236-44.



  1. Guidi, Paolo. “Canto LVI.” Diamond Point intaglio, selective hard ground, lift, etch, aquatint, copperplate. Printed on Arches 88 paper., 21 April 2014. Free online.
  2. Pound, Ezra. Reading of Canto LVI. PennSound
  3. Sellar, Gordon. “Canto LVI and LVII” Part 43 of 56 in the series Blogging Ezra Pound’s The Cantos., 22 October 2013. Free online.



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