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 Massimo Bacigalupo  Caterina Ricciardi  Rosella Mamoli Zorzi
Luca Gallesi    

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Professor of American Literature at the University of Genoa, Member of the Ligurian Academy of Sciences and Letters, and former President of AISNA, the American Studies Association of Italy.

He is the author of  The Forméd Trace: The Later Poetry of Ezra Pound (1980), Grotta Byron: Luoghi e libri (2001), In Venice and in the Veneto with Ezra Pound (co-author, 2007), and the editor of many volumes of essays and translations, most recently America and the Mediterranean (co-editor, 2003), Ambassadors: American Studies in a Changing World (co-editor, 2006),  In Venice and in the Veneto with Ezra Pound (co-author, 2007), Ezra Pound, Language and Persona (co-editor, 2008), The Politics and Poetics of Displacement: Modernism off the Beaten Track (co-editor, 2011), Ezra Pound’s Canti postumi (2002), and Posthumous Cantos (2015).

He has contributed to The Modern Language Review, American Literary Scholarship, Journal of Modern Literature, Paideuma, The Paris Review, The Wallace Stevens Journal, Notes & Queries, etc.

He is the editor for American literature of the multi-volume Dizionario Bompiani delle Opere (2005),  and a contributor to the Oxford Companion to Italian Literature (OUP, 2002), Anglo-American Modernity and the Mediterranean (2006), T. S. Eliot and the Concept of Tradition  (CUP, 2007), Wallace Stevens Across the Atlantic (Palgrave, 2008), Ezra Pound in Context (CUP, 2010), T. S. Eliot in Context (CUP 2011), Will the Modernist: Shakespeare and the European Historical Avant-Gardes (Peter Lang, 2014), Ezra Pound and LondonNew Perspectives (AMS, 2015). 

Long active as translator and organizer of poetry events and of a yearly Bloomsday celebration in Genoa, he is a member of the jury of the Lerici-Pea Poetry Prize and in this connection has prepared volumes by International Lerici-Pea Prize recipients Seamus Heaney and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. In 2003 he was awarded Italy’s National Prize for Translation. Bacigalupo’s Italian edition of A Draft of XXX Cantos was published in 2012.

Massimo is co-editor of OBIPS - the Online Bibliography of Italian Pound Studies and Associate Senior Editor of Make It New, the digital quarterly of the Ezra Pound Society.

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Professor of American Literature at the University of Roma Tre. She has written extensively on Anglo-American Modernism (Gertrude Stein, W.C. Williams, Wallace Stevens, F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce, Djuna Barnes, Nancy Cox McCormack, William Faulkner); on 20th century poetry (Susan Howe, Elizabeth Bishop, Derek Walcott, Peter Dale Scott); and on postcolonial writers (Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro, Jean Rhys, Michael Ondaatje). 




Ezra Pound and Roma: Roma Amor. A Roman Album. Roma: Addenda, 2009.

Ezra Pound. Ghiande di luce. Rimini: Raffaelli, 2006.

EIKONES: Ezra Pound e il Rinascimento. Napoli: Liguori, 1991.



“Canto 5.” Readings in the Cantos. Ed. Richard Parker. Volume I. Clemson: Clemson UP; Liverpool UP, 2018. 73-84.

“Botticelli’s Mystical Nativity and the Isle of Capri in W. B. Yeats’s A Vision.” Ezra Pound and Modernism. The Irish Factor Walter  Baumann, and William Pratt, eds.  Brighton: Edward Everett Root Publishers, 2017. 171-82.

“Ezra Pound and the Foundation of the Centro Italiano di Studi Americani: 1936.” Roma/Amor. Ezra Pound, Rome, and Love. Eds. William Pratt, Caterina Ricciardi. New York: AMS Press, 2013. 95-108.

“Archives.” Ezra Pound in Context. Ed. Ira B. Nadel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 148-158.

“Pound and Henry James’s ‘Small Boy’ persona.” Ezra Pound, Language and Persona. Eds. Massimo Bacigalupo, William Pratt. Genova: Università degli Studi di Genova, 2008. 65-77.

“Tre note su Ezra Pound e Edmondo Rossoni.” Letteratura-Tradizione 42 (2008): 19-24.

“Piero della Francesca nella poesia di Ezra Pound.” Piero della Francesca nella cultura europea e americana. Ed. A. Brilli. Siena: Edimond, 1993: 41-59.

“Tre note su Ezra Pound e Edmondo Rossoni.” Letteratura-Tradizione 42. 2008: 19-24.

“Un’immagine di Piero della Francesca nella mitografia dei Canti Pisani.” Ezra Pound 1972-1992. Ed. Luca Gallesi. Milano: Greco & Greco, 1992. 495-517.

“Pound traduce Pound: frammenti del Canto XLIX in versione toscana.” Letterature d’America I. 2 (1980): 67-106.

“Cantabile/cantobile: traduzione e poetica del suono in Ezra Pound.” Letterature d’America V. 22 (1984): 161-184.

“La cosmologia della luce nel sincretismo poundiano.” L’esotismo nella letteratura Angloamericana. Ed. E. Zolla. Roma: Lucarini, 1979. 83-119.



Ezra Pound, Idee fondamentali. <Meridiano di Roma> 1939-1943. Roma: Lucarini, 1991.

Roma/Amor. Ezra Pound, Rome, and Love. Eds. William Pratt, Caterina Ricciardi. New York: AMS Press, 2013.

Ezra Pound's Green World: Nature, Landscape and Language. Papers from the 26th Ezra Pound International Conference at Brunnenburg, 2015. Eds. Walter Baumann and Caterina Ricciardi. Brighton: Edward Everett Root Publishers, 2019.



Ezra Pound. Horace. Orazio. Rimini: Raffaelli, 2009.

Ezra Pound. Indiscrezioni o Une revue de deux mondes. Rimini: Raffaelli, 2004.















Rosella Mamoli Zorzi is Professor at the University of Venice. Ca' Foscari.






Venezia 1908: Ezra Pound e Italico Brass. Marano del Friuli: Edizioni della Laguna, 2004.

Mamoli Zorzi, Rosella, John Gery, Massimo Bacigalupo, and Stefano Maria Casella. In Venice and in the Veneto with Ezra Pound. Venezia: Supernova, 2007.



“Ezra Pound. Venezia nei Cantos,” Ateno Veneto 39 (2001): 45- 62.

“Il filo d’oro nella trama: la Venezia di Ezra Pound” Stranieri e foresti a Venezia, special number of Quaderni di Insula. Ed. Francesca BisuttiDe Riz. Venezia: 2004. 61-68.

“Quale Venezia per Pound?” Venezia 1908. Ezra Pound e Italico Brass. Ed. Rosella Mamoli Zorzi. Marano del Friuli: Edizioni della Laguna, 2004. 1-26.

“Ezra Pound” L’isola della memoria. Ed. Giovanni Distefano. Venezia: Supernova, 2005. 75-90.

“Love and Hate: Ezra Pound and a Contemporary Africadian Poet” ROMA/AMOR. Ezra Pound, Rome, and Love. Eds. William Pratt and Caterina Ricciardi. New York: AMS Press, Inc., 2013. 175-184.

"The Myth of Daphne in Pound's Early Poetry." Ezra Pound's Green World: Nature, Landscape and Language. Papers from the 26th Ezra Pound International Conference at Brunnenburg, 2015. Eds. Walter Baumann and Caterina Ricciardi. Brighton: Edward Everett Root Publishers, 2019. 111-121.



“Ezra Pound: Rockdrill de los Cantares.” Video in connection with the exhibition I Vorticisti. Peggy Guggenheim Museum, 2011.

Participation in the SKY-TV Video filmed at Brunnenburg during the EPIC 2015 Conference.



“The myth of Daphne in Pound’s early poetry.” Brunnenburg EPIC Conference, 2015.
















Luca Gallesi, born 1961 in Milan, graduated in Foreign Languages and Literatures at Università Cattolica, Milan, and later in Modern Literatures at Università degli Studi, Milan. He is currently working towards a Ph.D. in Humanities and Law at Università dell’Insubria, Como. Gallesi teaches English Language and Literature at Civico Liceo Linguistico Alessandro Manzoni in Milan. He contributes articles and reviews to national newspapers il Giornale and Avvenire. Over the years he has organized conferences and exhibitions related to Pound, edited proceedings of these events and overseen the publication of books by Pound and by authors recommended by him, chiefly in history and economics. He is the author of a book on Yeats’s “esotericism and folklore” (1990) and of a study on “The Origins of Ezra Pound’s Fascism” (2019). 



Esoterismo e Folklore in W. B. Yeats. Milano: Nuovi Orizzonti, 1990.

Le origini del Fascismo di Ezra Pound Milano: Edizioni Ares,  2005.

C’era una volta l’economia. Milano: Bietti, 2012.

L’anticapitalismo di destra (with Giorgio Galli). Milano: OAKS, 2019



Ed. Ezra Pound Issue of Futuro Presente, 7 (Winter 1995). 

“Ezra Pound, l’ ammiraglio degli Uberti e Marina Repubblicana.”  Storia Contemporanea, 27.2 (April 1996): 309-26.

Gli intellettuali britannici e la guerra civile spagnola. Rome: Fondazione Ugo Spirito, Rome, 1999.

Ed. L’universo intellettuale di Ezra Pound. E.P. Issue of Diorama Letterario (November 2000).

“Il carteggio Pound-Pellizzi.” Nuova Storia Contemporanea 6.3 (May-June 2002): 69-78.

“Ezra Pound and Camillo Pellizzi.” Annali della Fondazione Spirito 16-17 (2004-2005): 61-70. 



The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia. Ed. Demetres Tryphonopoulos and Stephen J. Adams. Westportt, CT: Greenwood Press,  2005. 



Ezra Pound. Jefferson e/o Mussolini. Milano: Società Editrice Il Falco,  1981.

William Butler Yeats. Blake e l’ immaginazione. Milan: Greco e Greco, 1992.

Ezra Pound 1972/92. Milan: Greco e Greco, 1992.

Ezra Pound. Jefferson e Mussolini. Milan: ASEFI editore, 1995.

Ezra Pound Educatore. Milan: ASEFI editore, 1995.

Demetres Tryphonopoulos. Ezra Pound e l’ Occulto.Roma: Edizioni Mediterranee, 1998.

Ezra Pound e il turismo colto a Milano. Milan: Edizioni Ares, 2001.

Ezra Pound e l’economia. Milan: Edizioni Ares, 2001.

Il viaggio di Ezra Pound. Catalogue of exhibition on the thirtieth anniversary of the death of Ezra Pound. Milan: Biblioteca di via Senato, 2002.

Ezra Pound. Il carteggio Jefferson-Adams come tempio e monumento. Milan: Edizioni Ares, 2008.

Alexmader Del Mar. Storia dei crimini monetari. Milan: Excelsior 1881, 2009.

Ezra Pound. Carta da visita. Milan: Bietti, 2012.

C. H. Douglas. Come le banche soffocoano l’economia.  Milan: Mimesis, 2014.

A. R. Orage. Il tempo non è denaro. Milan: Mimesis, 2014.

Silvio Gesell. Il valore del denaro. Milan: Mimesis, 2014.

Thomas Jefferson. La terra appartiene ai viventi.  Milan: Mimesis, 2015.

Ezra Pound. Jefferson e Mussolini. Milan: Bietti, 2015.

Brooks Adams. La legge della civiltà e della decadenza. Milan: Mimesis, 2018.

Montgomery Butchart. Il denaro di domani. Milan: Mimesis, 2019.

C. E. Coughlin. Il Denaro! Domande e risposte. Milan: Mimesis, 2020.



13-15 January 1997: “Ezra Pound Educatore.” Conference held at Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan, sponsored by Regione Lombardia e Comune di Milano.

15 January-23 February 1997: “Ezra pound e le arti.” Exhibition held at Palazzo Bagatti Valsecchi in Milan, sponsored by Regione Lombardia and Comune di Milano, Catalogue published by Skira. 

16-17 March 2001: “Ezra Pound Economista.” Conference held at Biblioteca Capitolare di Verona, sponsored by Comune di Verona. 

17 September-14 October 2002: “Dai Libri al Libro. Il viaggio di Ezra Pound.” Exhibition and international conference on the literary sources of The Cantos at Biblioteca di via Senato in Milan, sponsored by Comune di Milano. Catalogue published by Biblioteca di via Senato

19-20 Novembre 2005: “Ezra Pound, l’artista sociale.” Conference held at Seminario Arcivescovile in Vercelli, sponsored by Comune di Vercelli, Provincia di Vercelli, Università di Vercelli.



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