Virginia Woolf.  (Writers and Critics no. 25). Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, New York: Grove Press, 1963. 

Skakespeare: The Merchant of Venice.  (Studies in English Literature no.21). London: Edward Arnold, 1964. 

T. S. Eliot 1888-1965, Catalogue of an exhibition of manuscripts and books.  York: University of York Library, 1972. 

(Editor) “The Waste Land” in Different Voices.  London:  Edward Arnold, 1974. 

Thomas Stearns Eliot: Poet.  London and New York: Cambridge UP, 1980, 1994.  Print.  Ebook, 1999.

At the Antipodes: Homage to Paul Valéry.  Pateley Bridge: Bedlam Press, 1982. 

News Odes. The El Salvador Sequence.  Pateley Bridge: Bedlam Press, 1984. 

(Editor) The Cambridge Companion to T. S. Eliot.  Cambridge & New York: Cambridge UP, 1994.  Print.  Ebook.

Tracing T. S. Eliot’s Spirit: Essays on His Poetry and Thought.  Cambridge:  Cambridge UP, 1996. 

Ezra Pound: Poet.  A Portrait of the Man and His Work. I: The Young Genius 1885-1920.  Oxford and New York: Oxford UP, 2007. 

(Editor with Mary de Rachewiltz and Joanna Moody) Ezra Pound to his Parents. Letters 1895-1929.  Oxford & New York: Oxford UP, 2010. 

Ezra Pound: Poet. A Portrait of the Man and His Work. II: The Epic Years 1921-1939.  Oxford and New York: Oxford UP, 2014.  Print and Ebook.

Ezra Pound: Poet. A Portrait of the Man and His Work. III: The Tragic Years 1939-1972. Oxford & New York: Oxford UP, 2015.  Print and Ebook.



T. S. Eliot: Prufrock to Ash-Wednesday.  (Tape recording and booklet.) London: British Council, 1978.

 T. S. Eliot’s Plays.  A Recorded Discussion.  Brighton: Sussex Tapes, 1979.


Contributions to Books and Journals

 "Poets without a Tradition." Blackfriars XXXVIII, 448-9 (1957): 331-6.

"Nevil Shute's Apocalypse." Melbourne Critical Review 2 (1959): 100-105.

"The Complex Life: an Approach to To the Lighthouse.Melbourne Critical Review 3 (1960): 80-93.

"Henry James's Portrait of an Ideal." Melbourne Critical Review 4 (1961): 77-92.

"A Note on Hugh Kenner's 'Eliot Book.'” Meanjin Quarterly XX.2 (July 1961):.223-6.

"Poetry Chronicle." Meanjin Quarterly XX.4 (1961): 492-508.

"The Unmasking of Clarissa Dalloway." Review of English Literature III.1 (1962): 66-79.

"Retreating from Literature: Scholarism and Ideology." Melbourne Critical Review 6 (1963): 110-122.

"The Poems of Gwen Harwood." Meanjin Quarterly XXII.4 (1963): 418-21.

"Macbeth as a Killing of 'Conscience.'" Opinion: Journal of the South Australian English Teachers Association IX. 1 (May 1965): 8-17.

"Recent Poetry in New Zealand." Landfall: A New Zealand Quarterly XX.2 (June 1966): 189-97.

"An Essay on Criticism." Essays in Criticism XVII.4 (1967): 495-504.

"An Apology for Reviewers." Cambridge Quarterly IV.3 (1969): 285-92.

"Johnson's Poems: Textual Problems and Critical Readings." The Library: Transactions of the Bibliographical Society, 5th series, XXVI. 1 (1971): 22-38.

"The Creative Critic: Johnson's Revisions of London and The Vanity of Human Wishes.Review of English Studies n.s. XXII, 86 (May 1971): 137-50.

"Broken Images/Voices Singing: The Waste Land Drafts.Cambridge Quarterly VI.1 (1972): 45-58.

"For James K. Baxter." Meanjin Quarterly XXXII.2 (June 1973): 219-23.

"To fill all the desert with inviolable voice." "The Waste Land" in Different Voices.  Ed. A.D.Moody.  London: Edward Arnold, 1974. 47-66.  

"Pound's Allen Upward." Paideuma IV. 1 (1975): 54-70.

"The Secret History of Four Quartets." Cambridge Quarterly VIII.2 (1978): 164-79.

"Pound's Cantos I - III: Craft and Vision." Agenda XVII.3-XVIII. 1 (1979/80): 103-117.

"Learning to Read The Cantos." Times Higher Education Supplement 308 (1 Feb. 1980): 14-15.

"Henry James in Babylon." London Review of Books 11.12 (19 June -2 July 1980): 13-14.

"The Democracy of The Cantos." Times Literary Supplement 4038 (15 August 1980): 917.

"Wyndham Lewis: The Artist as Intellectual Superman." Times Higher Education Supplement 414 (10 October 1980): 10-11.

"Self, Fact and Fiction: The Makings of T. S. Eliot." Collaborations 1.2 (Autumn 1980): 62-74.

"Artful Voices: T. S. Eliot's Dramatic Verse." Agenda XVIII.4 (1981): 112-119.

'"Phebi claro' by Starlight." Modern Language Review LXXVI.4 (1981): 769-79.

"Making Cosmos in the Wreckage of Europe: The Pisan Cantos." Paideuma XI.l (1982): 135-46.

"Telling it like it's not: Ted Hughes and Craig Raine." Yearbook of English Studies 17 (1987): 166-78.

"H.D.,'Imagiste': an elemental mind." Agenda XXV.3-4 (1987/8): 77-96.

"The Experience and the Meaning: Ash-Wednesday." Approaches to Teaching Eliot's Poetry and Plays. Ed. Jewel Spears Brooker. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 1988.  97-102.

"T. S. Eliot's Passage to India." Yearly Review (Delhi), no.3 (December 1989): 29-45.

"Henry James's Portrait of an Ideal." The Magic Circle of Henry James: Essays in Honour of Darshan Singh Maini. Eds. Amrijit Singh and K. Ayyappa Paniker. New York: Envoy Press, 1989. 21-40 [reprinted from Melbourne Critical Review no.4 (1961), pp.77-92]. 

"Eliot's Formal Invention." T. S. Eliot: Man and Poet I.  Ed. Laura Cowan.  Orono, Maine:  National Poetry Foundation, 1990. 21-34. 

"T. S. Eliot: The American Strain." The Placing of T. S. Eliot. Ed. Jewel Spears Brooker. Columbia and London: U of Missouri Press, 1991. 77-89.

"The Adams Cantos: History Set to Music." Ezra Pound and America. Ed. Jacqueline Kaye. London: Macmillan, 1992. 79-92.

"T. S. Eliot's Passage to India." The Fire and the Rose: New Essays on T. S. Eliot.  Ed. Vinod Sena and Rajiva Verma.  Bombay, Calcutta, Madras: Oxford University Press, 1992. 25-43. [reprinted from Yearly Review (Delhi), no.3 (December 1989): 29-45.]

"Bel Esprit and the Malatesta Cantos: A post-Waste Land conjunction of Pound and Eliot." Ezra Pound and Europe.  Ed. Richard Taylor and Claus Melchior. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1993. 79-91.

"The Cantos of Ezra Pound. 'To Build Light.'" Platonism and the English Imagination. Ed. Anna Baldwin and Sarah Hutton. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1994. 308-18.

"'The Mind of Europe' in T. S. Eliot". T. S. Eliot at the Turn of the Century. Ed. Marianne Thormählen. Lund: Lund UP, 1994. 13-32.

"Four Quartets.” Music, Word, Meaning and Value". The Cambridge Companion to T. S. Eliot. Ed. A. David Moody. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge UP, 1994. 142-57.

'"They dug him up out of sepulture': Pound, Erigena and Fiorentino.” Paideuma XXV.l & 2 (1996): 241-7.

"Dante as the Young Pound's Virgil: Some Early Drafts & Fragments." Agenda XXXIV.3-4 (1996-97): 65-88.

"L'intelligenza e individuale." Ezra Pound Educatore.  A cura di Luca Gallesi. Milano: Terziaria, 1997. 75-93. 

“Ezra Pound with Two-Pronged Fork of Terror and Cajolery: The Construction of His Anti-Semitism (up to 1939).” Jewish Themes in English and Polish Culture.  Eds. Irena Janicka-Świderska, Jerzy Jarnewicz and Adam Sumera.  Łódź: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2000. 149-69.  [Also in Paideuma 29.3 (2000): 59-84.]

'"The walk there is good poetry': The missing Rochecouart notebook." Paideuma 29.3 (2000): 235-41.

'"The luminous eye': note sul neoplatonismo nei Cantos." Diorama (Firenze): L’universo intellettuale di Ezra Pound, no. 239 (2000): 40-7.

“Doing the Voices in The Waste Land.” CIEFL Bulletin (Hyderabad), n.s. 11.1-2 (2001): 81-3.

“Directio Voluntatis: Pound’s Economics in the Economy of The Cantos.” Ezra Pound e l’economia. A cura di Luca Gallesi.  Milano: Edizione Ares, 2001.  [Also in Paideuma 32 (2003): 187-203.]

"The Pisan Cantos of Ezra Pound." A Companion to Twentieth-century Poetry in English.  Ed. Neil Roberts.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2001. 469-80.

“Kipling in Eliot and in Pound: A Measure of their difference.” Studies in Literature and Culture in honour of Professor Irena Janicka-Świderska.  Ed. Maria Edelson.  Łódź: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2002. 153-8. 

"Bel Esprit"; "Cantos LII-LXI ('China')"; "Cantos -LXXII-LXXI ('John Adams')"; "Discretions"; "T. S. Eliot." The Ezra Pound Encyclopaedia.  Ed. Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos and Stephen Adams. Westport CT: Greenwood Inc., 2005.

“Ezra Pound with Two-Pronged Fork of Terror and Cajolery: The Construction of His Anti-Semitism (up to 1939).” B & B; les vrais actes of the 16th & 17th International Ezra Pound Conferences, Brantôme en Aquitaine July 14-16 1995 and Brunnenburg in Italy 12-15 July 1997. Ed. Leonardo Clerici.  Bruxelles: Istituto di Skriptura, [2005]. 1-27.

“Ezra Pound educatore: That intelligence is individual.” B & B; les vrais actes of the 16th & 17th International Ezra Pound Conferences, Brantôme en Aquitaine July 14-16 1995 and Brunnenburg in Italy 12-15 July 1997. Ed. Leonardo Clerici.  Bruxelles: Istituto di Skriptura, [2005]. 51-72.

“Hell’s own merry noise. Ezra Pound’s Left Bank years.” A Commentary. Times Literary Supplement (19 September 2014): 14-15.

“Ezra Pound and Italian Fascism: A Nuanced Perspective.” Signature, 23 Dec. 2015.  Web. 3 Jan. 2016.  Free online.


Reviews, poems, introductions, letters

Review of Creative Intuition in Art and Poetry, by Jacques Maritain. Blackfriars XXXV.416 (November 1954): 491-3.

Review of Studies in Literature and Belief, by Martin Jarrett-Kerr. Blackfriars XXXVI.419 (February 1955): 39-40.

Notice of The Works of Sir Thomas Malory, ed. Eugene Vinaver. Blackfriars XXXVI.419 (February 1955): 40-1.

Notice of E.W.Tristram, English Wall Painting of the Fourteenth Century. Blackfriars XXXVII..430 (January 1956): 44-5.

Review of Speculative Instruments, by I.A.Richards. Blackfriars XXXVII.438 (September 1956): 393-4.

[verse] "How is it with you?" U. N. Special: Revue mensuelle des fonctionnaires internationaux, May 1958: 8.

Letter. ["English Studies"] Vestes: The Australian Universities Review VI.4 (1963): 314.

Review of Virginia Woolf and her Works by Jean Guiget, and Contemporary Writers, by Virginia Woolf. AUMLA: Journal of the Australasian Universities' Language and Literature Association 26 (1966): 323-6.

Review of The Making of T. S. Eliot's Plays, by E. Martin Browne. Times Literary Supplement 3521 (21 Aug. 1969): 926.

Review of Eliot in Perspective: a Symposium, ed. Graham Martin. Times Literary Supplement 3557 (30 April 1970): 474.

Notices of Harry Blamires, Word Unheard: a guide through Eliot's "Four Quartets", and Kerry Weinberg, T. S. Eliot and Charles Baudelaire. Times Literary Supplement 3565 (25 June 1970): 693.

Letter. ["Studies in English Literature"]. Times Literary Supplement 3569, (23 July 1970): 815.

Review of  T. S. Eliot and Education, by G. H. Bantock, and T. S. Eliot: an essay on the American Magus, by Marion Montgomery. Times Literary Supplement 3592 (1 Jan. 1971): 10.

Review of T. S. Eliot, "The Waste Land": A Facsimile and Transcript of the Original Drafts, ed. Valerie Eliot. Nouse: York University Newspaper, 74 (27 January 1972): 5.

Letter. ["The limits of criticism"]. The Human World 6, (February 1972): 54-7.

Notice of The Twentieth Century Mind: History, Ideas and Literature in Britain, vol.1: 1900-1918. General Education: Bulletin of the General Studies Association, eds C. B. Cox and A. E. Dyson. 19 (1972):  55.

Letter. ["Petronius' Satyricon and The Waste Land"]. Cambridge Quarterly VI.3 (1975): 256-8.

Note. ['"Half-watt rays' in Hugh Selwyn Mauberley]. Paideuma VII. 1-2 (1978): 345-6.

Review of The Composition of "Four Quartets," by Helen Gardner. Times Higher Education Supplement 348 (14 July 1978): 14.

Review of Sailing into the Unknown: Yeats. Pound and Eliot, by M. L. Rosenthal. Times Higher Education Supplement 366 (17 Nov. 1978): 15.

Note. ["The Structure of The Cantos"], Paideuma VIII. 1 (1979): 177-8.

Review of T. S. Eliot: "Prufrock"."Gerontion". "Ash-Wednesday" and other shorter poems; a Casebook, ed. B.C.Southam. Notes and Queries n.s. XXVI.5 (1979): 464-5.

Review of Tradition and Experiment in English Poetry, by Philip Hobsbaum. The Literary Review 9 (9-22 Feb. 1980): 13-14.

Review of A Light from Eleusis: A Study of Ezra Pound's Cantos, by Leon Surette. Review of English Studies n.s. XXXI, 124 (Nov. 1980): 495-7.

Review of T. S. Eliot and the Romantic Critical Tradition, by Edward Lobb. Times Higher Education Supplement 434 (27 Feb. 1981): 15.

Review of T. S. Eliot's Intellectual and Poetic Development 1909-1922, by Piers Gray, and Time in the Poetry of T. S. Eliot, by Nancy K. Gish. Times Higher Education Supplement 503 (25 June 1982): 15.

Review of T. S. Eliot: The Critic as Philosopher, by Lewis Freed, Theory and Personality: The Significance of T. S. Eliot's Criticism, by Brian Lee, and Leaves of Quest: A Fundamental Exploration of Love in the Early Poetry of T. S. Eliot, by Robert Newton Page.Modern Language Review LXXVII.l (1982): 192-3.

Review of  T. E. Hulme, by Michael Roberts. Times Higher Education Supplement 535 (4 Feb. 1983): 23.

Review of The Ghosts of Hamlet: The Play and Modern Writers, by Martin Scofield. Modern Language Review LXXVIII.3 (1983): 673-4.

"York Poetry Competition." Gazebo (University of York) 8 (Winter 1984-5): 7-8.

[two poems] "Sweet Nidderdale", "At the Hermit's Well." Hoke l (1985): 16-17.

[two poems] "Congress Enlightened", "Bankers' Benefit." Label 7 (1986): 39-43.

[two poems] "No Radiation Risk", "The Ballad of Joe Harding." New Yorick 13 (1986): 10-11.

Review of Language, Sexuality and Ideology in Ezra Pound's Poetry, by Jean-Michel Rabaté, and A Guide to "The Cantos of Ezra Pound," by William Cookson.Modern Language Review LXXXIII.4 (1988): 990-1.

Review of Modem English Poetry from Hardy to Hughes: A Critical Survey, by John Lucas. Modern Language Review LXXXIV.l (1988): 139-40.

"A Visual Imagination" [introductory note]. April is the  Cruellest Month. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Sculpture, Drawings and Prints by John Fuller and Diane Maclean, London and Exeter October-November 1988, York February-March 1989.

[six poems with introductory note] Euphorion [Inspectoratul pentru Culturã, Sibiu, Romania] III, 28-30 (1992): 18.

"Genesis Made New." Foreword to (a) At the Start: a word for word translation of the Hebrew Text of Genesis by Mary Phil  Korsak.  Louvain and Sheffield: Louvain Cahiers - European Series no. 124, Leuvense Schrijversaktie, European Association for the Promotion of Poetry, and Sheffield Academic Press, 1992: xi-xiii ; (b) At the Start: Genesis Made New by Mary Phil Korsak, New York: Doubleday, 1993.

Review of Bunting: The Shaping of his Verse, by Peter Makin.Yearbook of English Studies 24 (1994): 342-3.

[three poems], Alive in Parts of this Century: Eric Mottram at 70. Ed. Peterjon and Yasmin Skelt.  Twickenham: North and South Press, 1994, 78-79.

[Poem]. "Al poco giorno e al gran cerchio d'ombra." Agenda XXXIV.3-4 (1996-97): 59-60.

[Poem]. "Olga Rudge: To her memory." Paideuma 26.1 (1997): 23-5.

Review of Ezra Pound's Letters to Olivia Rossetti Agresti, ed. Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos and Leon Surette. Agenda 38.1-2 (2000-2001): 116-20.

[Letter]. “Where is the Literature? Responding to Robert Eagleston on the new English Literature A-levels.” English Association Newsletter 168 (2001): 2.

Review of Hugh Kenner: A Bibliography, by Willard Goodwin. PN Review 28.3 (2002): 62.

Review of “On First Looking Into the Library of America’s Pound: Ezra Pound: Poems & Translations ed. Richard Sieburth.” Paideuma 33.1 (2004): 173-81.

Review of “Some notes further to Leon Surette’s review: Matthew Feldman’s Ezra Pound’s Fascist Propaganda, 1939-1945.” Make It New I.3 (Oct. 2014).  Web.

[Comment in verse], “An echo-chamber for the critics.” on News from Afar: Ezra Pound and Some Contemporary British Poetries ed. Richard Parker, Make It New II.1 (June 2015). Web.

Letter. “Omar and Ezra Pound.” Times Literary Supplement (Sept. 4 2015): 6.

Letters. “Ezra Pound.” Times Literary Supplement (Nov. 20 and Dec. 11 2015): 6, 6.

Review of The Poems of T. S. Eliot, Vols. I & II, ed. Christopher Ricks and Jim McCue. Time Present. The Newsletter of the T. S. Eliot Society No. 88 (Spring 2016): 7, 10-11.