1959 Halperen, Max. A Structural Reading of The Cantos. University Microfilms International. (Florida State University dissertation).

1961 Davenport Guy. A Reading of I-XXX of the Cantos of Ezra Pound. Harvard thesis.

1963 Heffernan, T. C. City of Universals: Siena in the Cantos of Ezra Pound. (Thesis at Manchester U).

1973 Murray David J. The Treatment of History, Politics and Economics in the Cantos of Ezra Pound and the Maximus Poem of Charles Olson. London: King’s College. PhD thesis.

1978 Freudenheim, R. J. Ezra Pound: Canto 85. Dissertation Abstracts International. Print.

1981 Crisp, P. G. Time Past and Present, and Its Transcendence in the Cantos of Ezra Pound. Thesis. University of Reading.

1985 Beebe, Alice Deming. Canto 91 by Ezra Pound: So Hath Sibile A Boken Isette. Dissertation Abstracts International. Print. 

1990 Hilmy, H. Dionysus in the Cantos of Ezra Pound. Thesis. University of Essex.

1991 Bennett, Peter. The Thematic Centrality of ‘America’ in the First Fifty One of The cantos of Ezra Pound: an Exposition of the Poem’s Unity and Purpose from the Evidence on the Page. Thesis. University of Essex.

1992 de Sousa, Irene Ferreira. Pound's Sumbainai: Coherence and Incoherence in The Cantos. Dissertation Abstracts International.

1992 Krishnan, Rajiv C. Self and Form in the early Cantos of Ezra Pound. Thesis. University of Cambridge.

1997 Marsden, Stephen. Barred lights, great flares, new form: A Study of a Draft of XXX Cantos of Ezra Pound. Thesis. University of Manchester.

1999 Carroll, Zoe. Content as Technique: Ezra Pound and the Problem of Encyclopaedic Form. Thesis. University of Oxford.