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  1. Cantrell, Carol H. and Ward Swinson. “Cantos LII-LXXI: Pound’s Textbook for Princes.”Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 17.2-3 (1988): 111-44. Print.
  2. Chace, William M. “The Canto as Cento: A Reading of Canto XXXIII.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 1 (1972): 89-100. 

  3. Hesse, Eva. “New Light on Old Problems: ‘Litterae nihil sanantes’ in Cantos XXXIII/161 and XCVI/795.” Paideuma 7.1-2 (Spring and Fall 1978): 182-83. 

  4. Kappel, A. J. “The Reading and Writing of a Modern Paradiso: Ezra Pound and the Books of Paradise.” Twentieth Century Literature 27.3 (1981): 223-246. 

  5. Redman, Tim. "An Epic Is a Hypertext Containing Poetry. Eleven New Cantos 31-40." A Poem Containing History. Textual Studies in The Cantos. Ed. Lawrence S. Rainey. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997. 125-38. 

  6. Steven, Mark. “Ezra Pound and Mr Marx, Karl.” A Companion to Ezra Pound’s Economics. Eds. Ralf Lüfter and Roxana Preda. Nordhausen: Traugott Bautz, 2019. 235-54.

  7. Steven, Mark. “Reading Capital, Writing History: Pound’s Marx.” Modernism/modernity 24.4 (November 2017): 771-790. Free online.



  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. 124-5.
  4. De Rachewiltz, Mary and Maria Ardizzone. “Commento: XXXIII.” Ezra Pound I Cantos. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. [Bilingual English-Italian edition]. Milano: Mondadori, 1985. 1522-3. 
  5. Fang, Achilles. “Materials for the Study of Pound’s Cantos.” 4 vols. Diss. Harvard U, 1958. Vol I: 51-2.
  6. Furia, Philip. Pound's Cantos Declassified.  University Park and London: The Pennsylvania State UP, 1984. 
  7. Ickstadt, Heinz and Eva Hesse. “Anmerkungen und Kommentar: Canto XXXIII.” Ezra Pound. Die Cantos. Tr. by Eva Hesse and Manfred Pfister. Eds. Manfred Pfister and Heinz Ickstadt. Zurich: Arche Literatur Verlag, 2013. 1241-3.
  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. 163-4.
  10. Pearlman, Daniel. The Barb of Time: On the Unity of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1969. 137-51. 
  11. Surette, L. 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 XXXIII.” A Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Berkeley: California UP, 1993. 129-32. 
  14. Wilhelm, J. J. Ezra Pound The Tragic Years. 1925-1972. University Park: The Pennsylvania State UP, 1994. 99.



  1. Guidi, Paolo. “Canto 33.” Etching. 14 November 2012. Free online.
  2. “XXXIII.” A Canto a Day. Blog. 15 March 2009. Free online.
  3. Sellar, Gordon. “Blogging Pound's The Cantos: Canto XXXI-XXXIII.”, 6 August 2012. Web. 31 Oct. 2015. Free online.


Cantos LII - LXXI

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