A DRAFT OF XXX CANTOS

  

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I II III IV V 
VI VII VIII IX X
XI XII XIII XIV XV
XVI XVII  XVIII  XIX  XX
XXI XXII XXIII XXIV XXV
XXVI XXVII XXVIII XXIX XXX

 

Note on colours: violet for active links to the companion page of a canto; green for active links to full-text canto with glosses; orange for inactive links. 

 


 

 

Sources

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 Homer. The Odyssey Ovid The Metamorphoses   Chabaneau. Lives of troubadours

 

 

 


  

A  DRAFT  OF  XXX  CANTOS – GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

BOOKS 

  1. Davenport, Guy. Cities on Hills: Study 1-30 of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Ann Arbor: UMI, 1984.
  2. Pound, Ezra. I Cantos, di Ezra Pound. I primi trenta Cantos nella traduzione di Mary de Rachewiltz. Milano: Lerici, 1961.
  3. Pound, Ezra. XXX Cantos. Trans. and Ed. Massimo Bacigalupo. Milan: Guanda, 2012
  4. Zukofsky, Louis. Ezra Pound: His Cantos (1-27). New York: Kulchur Press, 1963.

 

DISSERTATIONS

  1. Childs, John. Modernist Form: Pound's Style in A Draft of XXX Cantos. Diss. U of Arkansas, 1983.
  2. Davenport Guy. A Reading of I-XXX of the Cantos of Ezra Pound. Diss. Harvard University, 1961.
  3. Krishnan, Rajiv C. Self and Form in the Early Cantos of Ezra Pound. Diss. University of Cambridge, 1992.
  4. Marsden, Stephen. Barred lights, great flares, new form: A Study of a Draft of XXX Cantos of Ezra Pound. Diss. University of Manchester, 1997.

 

ARTICLES IN JOURNALS

  1. Ahearn, Barry. "An Early Schema for the Cantos." Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 16.1-2 (1987): 79-81. Print.
  2. Christensen, Philip H. ": Apotheosis from 'the Return' to Canto CXIII." English Language Notes 41.3 (2004): 56-65. Print. 
  3. Conover, Anne. "Her Name was Courage: Olga Rudge, Pound's Muse and the 'Circe/Aphrodite' of the Cantos." Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 24.1 (1995): 7-23.
  4. Cowan, James C. “The Classical Figure as Archetype in Pound's Cantos, I-XXX.” Twentieth Century Literature 6.1 (1960): 25–32.
  5. Hatcher, Leslie. "'Circe's this Craft': The Active Female Principle in the Cantos." Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 24.1 (1995): 83-94. Print.
  6. Hesse, Eva. "Books Behind the Cantos (Part One: Cantos I-XXX)." Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 1 (1972): 137-51.
  7. Kenner, Hugh. "A Schema for XXX Cantos." Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship 2.2 (1973): 201. Print.
  8. Lang, Séphanie. "Le jeu chez Pound: itinéraire ludique de lecture des trente premiers Cantos." Revue française d'études américaines 67 (January 1996): 11-21. Print. Free online.
  9. Sieburth, Richard. “Dada Pound.” South Atlantic Quarterly 83.1 (1984): 44-68.
  10. Sieburth, Richard. “The Design of the Cantos: an Introduction.” Iowa review 15.2 (1985): 12-33. Print. Free online.

 

ARTICLES IN COLLECTIONS

BOOK CHAPTERS AND SECTIONS

  1. Altieri Charles. “Modernist Abstraction and Pound’s First Cantos: The Ethos for a New Renaissance.” Painterly Abstraction in Modernist American Poetry.  Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2009. 283-320. Print.
  2. Baumann, Walter. “The Odysseus Theme in Ezra Pound’s Cantos.” Roses From the Steel Dust. Collected Essays on Ezra Pound. Orono: The National Poetry Foundation, 2000. 83-98. Print.
  3. Carpenter, Humphrey. A Serious Character. The Life of Ezra Pound. New York: Delta, 1988. [Section: 474-479.] Print.
  4. Cookson, William. A Guide to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Anvil, 2001. 3-46.
  5. Dasenbrock, Reed Way. The Literary Vorticism of Ezra Pound & Wyndham Lewis. Towards the Condition of Painting. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins UP, 1985. 193-206.
  6. Flory, Wendy. Ezra Pound and The Cantos: A Record of Struggle. New Haven: Yale UP, 1980. [Section: 106-138.] Print.
  7. Froula, Christine. A Guide to Ezra Pound's Selected Poems. New York: New Directions, 1983. 128-161.
  8. Kearns, George. Guide to Ezra Pound's Selected Cantos. New Brunswick, NJ.: Rutgers UP, 1980. 10-77.
  9. Kibler, Robert. E. “The Cantos. A Draft of XXX Cantos.The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia. Eds. D. Tryphonopoulos and Stephen J. Adams. Westport, CT.: Greenwood Press, 2005. 26-30. Print.
  10. Liebregts, Peter. “A Draft of XVI Cantos.”; “Cantos XVII-XXX.” Ezra Pound and Neoplatonism. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2004. 132-199. Print.
  11. Moody, David A. “A Sextant for ‘A Draft of XXX Cantos.’” Ezra Pound: Poet. A Portrait of the Man and His Work. II: The Epic Years 1921-1939. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 78-90. Print.
  12. Surette, L. A Light from Eleusis. A Study of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1979. 15-26. Print.
  13. Terrell, Carroll F.  A Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Berkeley: U of California P, 1993. 1-119.
  14. Thurston, Michael. "Declaration of Interdependence: The Necromantic Confrontation with Tradition" and "Katabasis as Cultural Critique." The Underworld in Twentieth Century Poetry. London: Palgrave, 2009. 23-61.

 

 

 DIGITAL RESOURCES

  1. Ezra Pound: Poems Summary and Analysis of "The Cantos I-XXX" (1930). GradeSaver.
  2. Guidi Paolo. The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Etchings suite. I-XXX: September-October 2012. Go to collection.
  3. Sellar, Gordon. Blogging the Cantos.  Gord Sellar.

 

Three Cantos I-III

A Draft of XVI Cantos

A Draft of the Cantos 17-27

Cantos in periodicals