Guido Cavalcanti



  1. Ambrus, Nicolas Z.  “The White Light that is Allness: Ezra Pound’s Cantos on Love.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship  29.3 (2000): 207-15.
  2. Ardizzone, Maria Luisa. “La Sapienza del sensibile. Pound (Cavalcanti) Aristotele: Prolegomena.” Galleria 25.3-6 (1986): 155-82. 
  3. Ardizzone, Maria Luisa. “Pound as a Reader of Aristotle and His Medieval Commentators and Dante’s Commedia,” Dante e Pound. Eds. Maria Luisa Ardizzone and Mario Luzi. Ravenna: Longo Editore, 1998. 205-228.
  4. Ardizzone, Maria Luisa. “The Genesis and Structure of Pound’s Paradise: Looking at the Vocabulary.” Paideuma 22. 3 (Winter 1993): 13-37.
  5. Bush, Ronald. “La Filosofica Famiglia: Cavalcanti, Avicenna, and the ‘Form’ of Ezra Pound’s Pisan Cantos.” Textual Practice 24.4 (2010): 669-705.
  6. Byron, Mark. “Canto 36.” Readings in the Cantos. Ed. Richard Parker. Clemson: Clemson UP, 2018. 285-96. 
  7. Byron, Mark. “The Aristotelian Crescent: Medieval Arabic Philosophy in the Poetics of Ezra Pound.” The Medieval Presence in the Modernist Aesthetic. Unattended Moments. Eds. Simone Celine Marshall and Carole M. Cusack. Leiden: Brill, 2017. 78-98.
  8. Cavalcanti, Guido & John Lash. “Donna mi priegha” [A literal translation]. Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 15.1 (spring 1986): 79-82.
  9. Epifania, Giovanna. “Cavalcanti’s ‘Canzone d’Amore’ and Pound’s Translation Strategies in Canto 36.” ROMA/AMOR: Ezra Pound, Rome, and Love.Eds. William Pratt and Caterina Ricciardi. New York: AMS Press, 2013. 145-58.
  10. Fisher, Margaret. Donna Mi Prega” Between Cavalcanti Rime and Canto XXXVI.” Part I. Make It New 1.1 (Spring 2014): 17-22. Free online. Part II. Make It New 2.1 (June 2015): 68-76. Free online.
  11. Henriksen, Line. “‘Chiaroscuro’: Canto 36 and ‘Donna Mi Prega.’” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 29.3 (Winter 2000): 33-57.
  12. Kaye, Jacqueline. “Pound And Heresy.” Paideuma 28.1 (Spring 1999): 89-111. 
  13. Lash, John. “Making Sense of Donna mi priegha.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 15.1 (spring 1986): 83-93.
  14. Liebregts, Peter. “Love God And Do As You Please”: Ezra Pound And Augustine.” Paideuma 38 (2011): 55-88. 
  15. Liebregts, Peter. “Between Alexandria and Rome: Ezra Pound, Augustine, and the Notion of Amor.” ROMA/AMOR: Ezra Pound, Rome, and Love.Eds. William Pratt and Caterina Ricciardi. New York: AMS Press, 2013. 133-44.
  16. Little, Matthew and Robert Babcock, “‘Amplius in Coitu Phantasia’: Pound’s ‘Cavalcanti’ and Avicenna’s De AlmahadPaideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 20.1-2 (1991): 63-75. 
  17. Makin, Peter. “Ezra Pound and Scotus Erigena.” Comparative Literature Studies 10.1 (March 1973): 60-83.
  18. Michaels, Walter B. “Pound and Erigena.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 1 (1972): 37-54. 
  19. Moody, David A. “‘They Dug Him Up Out of Sepulture’: Pound, Erigena and Fiorentino.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 25.1-2 (1996): 241-7.
  20. Morrow, Bradford. “De Lollis’ Sordello and Sordello: Canto 36.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 4.1 (1975): 93-8. 
  21. Tay, William. “Between Kung and Eleusis: Li Chi, the Eleusinian Rites, Erigena and Ezra Pound.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 4 (1975): 37-54.
  22. Terrell, Carrol F. “An English Version of Grosseteste’s De Luce.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 2.3 (1973): 449-62.
  23. Terrell, Carrol F. “Canto Thirty-Six.” Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 18.1-2 (1989): 215-26.



  1. Albright, Daniel. “Early Cantos I-XLI.” The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound. Ed. Ira Nadel. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1999. 86-7.
  2. Ardizzone, Maria Luisa. Guido Cavalcanti: The Other Middle Ages. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2002. [5. Cavalcanti at the Centre of the Western Canon: Ezra Pound as Reader of Donna me prega, 134-164; Appendix B: The Letters of Ezra Pound and Etienne Gilson, 169-173]. 
  3. Bacigalupo, Massimo. The Forméd Trace. The Later Poetry of Ezra Pound. New York: Columbia UP, 1980. 82-8, 331-5.
  4. Byron, Mark. “Canto XXXVI and Cavalcanti’s ‘Donna mi prega.’” In Pound’s Eriugena. London: Bloomsbury 2014. 30-50.
  5. Cookson, William. “Cavalcanti-Erigena.” A Guide to  The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2009. 50-2.
  6. De Rachewiltz, Mary and Maria Ardizzone. ”Commento: XXXVI.” Ezra Pound. I Cantos. A cura di Mary de Rachewiltz. [Bilingual English-Italian edition]. Milano: Mondadori, 1985. 1524-5. 
  7. Dekker, George. “Cavalcanti’s Canzone d’amore and Canto XXXVI.” In Sailing after Knowledge. The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Routledge, 1963. 111-28. 
  8. Dennis, Helen. “Canto Thirty-Six.” In A New Approach to the Poetry of Ezra Pound Through the Medieval Provençal Aspect. Lewiston: The Edwin Mellen Pres, 1996. 316-24.
  9. Froula, Christine. “from Canto XXXVI.” In  A Guide to Ezra Pound’s Selected Poems. New York: New Directions, 1983. 161-3. 
  10. Gelpi, A. A Coherent Splendor. The American Poetic Renaissance 1910-1950. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1990. 213-217.
  11. Hesse, Eva. ‘Ich liebe, desto bin ich.’ In Der unbekannte Ezra Pound. Berlin: Osburg Verlag, 2008. [V. Guido Cavalcanti und/oder Ezra Pound 283-93; Ezra Pounds Canto 36 mit deutscher Übersetzung von Eva Hesse 294-303; Anmerkungen zu Canto 36 von Ezra Pound und zu Guido Cavalcantis “Donna mi prega” 304-56.]
  12. Ickstadt, Heinz and Eva Hesse. “Anmerkungen und Kommentar: Canto XXXVI.” Ezra Pound. Die Cantos. Tr. by Eva Hesse and Manfred Pfister. Zürich: Arche Verlag, 2013. 1247-8.
  13. Liebregts, Peter. “Canto XXXVI.” In Ezra Pound and Neoplatonism. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2004. 203-223.
  14. Makin, Peter. “Cavalcanti: Canto XXXVI.” In Pound’s Cantos. London: Allen & Unwin, 1985. 179-90.
  15. Moody, David. Ezra Pound: Poet. Vol. II: The Epic Years 1921-1939. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2014. 169-71. 
  16. Nicholls, Peter. Ezra Pound: Politics, Economics and Writing. A Study of The Cantos. London: Macmillan, 1984. 60-69.
  17. Pearlman, Daniel.  The Barb of Time: On the Unity of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1969. 154-9.
  18. Pryor, Sean. W. B. Yeats, Ezra Pound and the Poetry of Paradise. Farnham: Ashgate, 2011. 124-31.
  19. Sicari, Stephen. Pound’s Epic Ambition: Dante and the Modern World. New York: SUNY Press, 1991. 49-51.
  20. Sieburth, Richard. “Notes: Canto XXXVI.” Ezra Pound New Selected Poems and Translations. Ed. Richard Sieburth. New York: New Directions, 2010. 318-9.
  21. Stevens, Anthony William. Ezra Pound and Guido Cavalcanti. A Study of Conscious Design in Pound’s Poetry. MA Thesis, Hamilton, ON.: 1974. [“Canzone d’Amore,” 25-8; J. E. Shaw’s Translation, 101-3]. 
  22. Stock, Noel. Reading the Cantos. A Study of Meaning in Ezra Pound. New York: Pantheon Books, 1966. 25-7.
  23. Surette, Leon. “Cavalcanti’s ‘Donna mi prega.’” In A Light from EleusisA Study of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979. 70-77.
  24. Terrell, Carroll F. “Canto XXXVI.” A Companion to  The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Berkeley: California UP, 1993. 133-9.
  25. Stock, Noel. Reading the Cantos. A Study of Meaning in Ezra Pound. New York: Pantheon Books, 1966. 23-7.
  26. Wilhelm, J. J. Dante and Pound. The Epic of Judgement. Orono: National Poetry Foundation, 1974. 75-85.



  1. “XXXVI.” A Canto a Day. Blog. 19 March 2009. Free online.
  2. Gilbert, Stephen W. “Pound and Cavalcanti.” Sincronía (Summer 2008). 13 Feb. 2016. Free online.
  3. Guidi, Paolo. “Canto 36.” Diamond Point, lift, etch, aquatint copperplate. Printed on Arches 88 paper. 9 December 2012. Free online
  4. Prynne, J.H.  “Reading Pound: Four.”  [On Canto XXXVI, “Donna mi prega” (Cavalcanti), and Hugh Selwyn Mauberley].  August 2007. Free online.
  5. Sellar, Gordon. “Blogging Pound’s  The Cantos: Cantos XXXIV-XXXVI.”, 8 August 2012. Web. 31 Oct. 2015. Free online.


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