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  2. White, Eric. “Canto 32.” Readings in the Cantos. Ed. Richard Parker. Clemson: Clemson UP, 2018. 263-72.



  1. Cookson, William. “XXXI-XXXIV. Thomas Jefferson, John Adams – John Quincy Adams.” A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2009. 47-8. 
  2. Coyle, Michael. “The Prose of the Pagany Cantos of 1931.” Ezra Pound, Popular Genres, and the Discourse of Culture. University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State UP, 1995. 99-113.
  3. Davis, Earle. Vision Fugitive: Ezra Pound and Economics. Lawrence KS.: UP of Kansas, 1968. 123-4.
  4. De Rachewiltz, Mary and Maria Ardizzone. “Commento: XXXII.” Ezra Pound I Cantos. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. [Bilingual English-Italian edition]. Milano: Mondadori, 1985. 1522. 
  5. Fang, Achilles. “Materials for the Study of Pound’s Cantos.” 4 vols. Diss. Harvard U, 1958. Vol I: 50.
  6. Furia, Philip. Pound's Cantos Declassified.  University Park and London: The Pennsylvania State UP, 1984. 54.
  7. Ickstadt, Heinz and Eva Hesse. “Anmerkungen und Kommentar: Canto XXXII.” Ezra Pound. Die Cantos. Tr. by Eva Hesse and Manfred Pfister. Eds. Manfred Pfister and Heinz Ickstadt. Zurich: Arche Literatur Verlag, 2013. 1240-1.
  8. Makin, Peter. “Politics and Mobility: Cantos XXXI, XXXII, XXXIII.” Pound’s Cantos. London: Allen & Unwin, 174-78. 
  9. Moody, David. Ezra Pound: Poet.  Vol. II:  The Epic Years 1921-1939. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2014. 162-3.
  10. Pearlman, Daniel. The Barb of Time: On the Unity of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1969. 137-51. 
  11. Surette, Leon. A Light from Eleusis. A Study of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1979. [Section: 135-37.]
  12. Ten Eyck, David. Ezra Pound’s Adams Cantos. London: Bloomsbury, 2012.
  13. Terrell, Carroll F. “Canto XXXII.” A Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Berkeley: California UP, 1993. 124-8. 
  14. Wilhelm, J. J. Ezra Pound The Tragic Years. 1925-1972. University Park: The Pennsylvania State UP, 1994. 98-99.



  1. Guidi, Paolo. “Canto 32.” Etching. 6 November 2012. Free online.
  2. “XXXII.” A Canto a Day. Blog. 8 March 2009. Free online.
  3. Sellar, Gordon. “Blogging Pound's The Cantos: Canto XXXI-XXXIII.”, 6 August 2012. Web. 31 Oct. 2015. Free online.

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Cantos LII - LXXI

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