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The Student's Shelf gathers together monographs, collective volumes, and journal special issues on Ezra Pound's works that have been fully digitized and are available online in open access. They are alphabetized by author or editor name.

For additional resources, check the listing of Pound's works online on this site. See also the collection of scholarship on Pound at Hathi Trust. Additionally, the Internet Archive offers digitized Ezra Pound scholarly books on loan. The Archive is great for older, hard to find publications. See overview here.



"Ezra Pound special issue": Литература двух Америк [Literature of the Two Americas] (Moscow) 7 (2019). Free online.

Howard, Alexander, ed. Astern in the Dinghy: Commentaries on Ezra Pound’s Thrones de los Cantares 96-109. Glossator 10 (2018). Free online.





Beach, Christopher. ABC of Influence: Ezra Pound and the Remaking of American Poetic Tradition. Berkeley: U of California P, 1992. pdf.



Edwards, John Hamilton. A preliminary checklist of the writings of Ezra Pound : especially his contributions to periodicals. Compiled by John Edwards ; with an introduction by Norman Holmes Pearson. New Haven: Kirgo Books, 1953. Hathi Trust.

Edwards, John Hamilton, and William W. Vasse, with the assistance of John J. Espey and Frederic Peachy.  Annotated Index to the Cantos of Ezra Pound.  Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1957, rpt. 1971. pdf.

Emery, Clark. Ideas Into Action. A Study of Pound's Cantos. Coral Gables: U. of Miami Press, 1958. Hathi Trust.



Frisch, Katrin. The F-Word: Pound, Eliot, Lewis, and the Far Right. Berlin: Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH, 2019. pdf



Gery, John, Daniel Kempton, and H. R. Stoneback, eds. Imagism: Essays on Its Initiation, Impact and Influence. New Orleans: UNO Press, 2013. pdf.



Kenner, Hugh. The Poetry of Ezra Pound. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1985. pdf and here.

Kenner, Hugh. The Pound Era. Berkeley: U of California P, 1971. pdf.



Little, Marie-Noëlle. The Knight and the Troubadour: Dag Hammarskjöld and Ezra Pound. [Uppsala]: Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, [2011]. Web. pdf.



McDougal, Stuart Y. Ezra Pound and the Troubadour Tradition. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton UP, 1972. Rpt. in the Princeton Legacy Library series in 2015. Web.

Morrison, Paul. The Poetics of Fascism. Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot and Paul de Man. New York: Oxford UP, 1996. pdf.



Nadel, Ira. The Cambridge Introduction to Ezra Pound. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2007. pdf



Orage, Alfred Richard. Readers and Writers (1917-1921). New York: Knopf, 1922. [chapters on Pound pp.36-46]. Hathi Trust



Paul, Catherine. Poetry in the Museums of Modernism : Yeats, Pound, Moore, Stein. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2002. Hathi Trust.

Peterlini, Patrizio, ed. La Livre: An Homage to Ezra Pound. With essays by Augusto De Campos, Wieland Schmied, Eugen Gomringer, Steve MacCaffery. Web. 2014. pdf.



Qian, Zhaoming. Ezra Pound and China. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2003. Hathi Trust



Terrell, Carroll F. A Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound.

Volume 1. Berkeley: U of California P, 1980. pdf.

Volume 2. Berkeley: U of California P, 1984. pdf.



Watts, Harold. Ezra Pound and The Cantos. Chicago: Regnery, 1952. Hathi Trust.

Wright, G. T. The Poet in the Poem. The Personae of Eliot, Yeats and Pound. Berkeley: U of California P, 1960. Hathi Trust.



Yip, Wai-lim. Ezra Pound's Cathay. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton UP, 1969. Rpt. in the Princeton Legacy Library series in 2015. Web.




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