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Canto I

Canto I


by Ezra Pound

Analysis: Allusions

When poets refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.

Literary and Philosophical References:

  • Homer, The Odyssey (1-71)
  • Andreas Divus (68)
  • Georgius Dartona Cretensis (73)
  • William Frazer, The Golden Bough (76)

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