Lawrence Rainey Bibliography 1986-2015

compiled by Archie Henderson


Rainey, Lawrence Scott. “The Earliest Manuscripts of the Malatesta Cantos by Ezra Pound.” Diss. U of Chicago, 1986.


Ezra Pound and the Monument of Culture: Text, History, and the Malatesta Cantos. Chicago and London: U of Chicago P, 1991.

Institutions of Modernism: Literary Elites and Public Culture. New Haven: Yale UP, 1998 [1. The Creation of the Avant-Garde: F. T. Marinetti and Ezra Pound, 10-41, free online; 3. The Price of Modernism: Publishing The Waste Land, 77-106; 4. From the Patron to il Duce: Ezra Pound’s Odyssey, 107-145].


A Poem Containing History. Textual Studies in The Cantos.  Ed. Lawrence Rainey.  Ann Arbor: U. of Michigan Press, 1997. [Introduction, 1-20; “All I Want You to Do is to Follow the Orders”: History, Faith, and Fascism in the Early Cantos, 63-116]


Litz, A. Walton, and Lawrence Rainey. “Ezra Pound.” The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism. Volume 7: Modernism and the New Criticism. Eds. A. Walton Litz, Louis Menand, and Lawrence Rainey. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2000. 57-92. Chapter summary.

“Between Mussolini and Me: Pound’s Fascism.” London Review of Books 21.6 (18 Mar. 1999): 22-25.  Free online.

“The Creation of the Avant-Garde: F. T. Marinetti and Ezra Pound.”  Modernism/modernity 1.3 (September 1994): 195-220. Excerpt.

 “The cultural economy of Modernism.” The Cambridge Companion to Modernism, ed. Michael Levenson. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1999. 33-68. Free online.

 “The Donald Gallup Collection of Ezra Pound.” The Yale University Library Gazette 66.3-4 (April 1992): 157-161. First page.

“The Letters and the Spirit: Pound’s Correspondence and the Concept of Modernism.” Text 7 (1994): 365-396. First page.

 “The Malatesta Cantos and the Making of Ideology.” American Poetry 6.2 (Winter 1989): 15-27.

 “A Poem including History: The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Introduction to an exhibition at the Beinecke Library, September-December 1989.” Paideuma 21.1-2 (Spring and Fall 1992): 199-220. First page.

“Pound, Ezra (1885-1972).” Encyclopedia of Modern Europe: Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction. Vol. 4. Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2006. 2070-2071. Free online.

 “Pound Or Eliot: Whose Era?” The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Poetry. Eds. Alex Davis and David Jenkins. Cambridge, England: Cambridge UP, 2007. 87-113. Print.

 “The Price of Modernism: Reconsidering the Publication of The Waste Land.” Critical Quarterly 31.4 (Winter 1989): 21-47. First page.


Cox-McCormack, Nancy. “Ezra Pound in the Paris Years.” Ed. Lawrence S. Rainey. The Sewanee Review 102.1 (Winter 1994): 93-112. First page.


Rev. of Ezra Pound and Italian Fascism, by Tim Redman. American Literature 64.2 (1992): 387-388.

Rev. of Ezra Pound: Poet: A Portrait of the Man and His Work. Vol. 2. The Epic Years, 1921-1939, by A. David Moody. Modern Philology 113.1 (Aug. 2015): E50-E52. Web. 3 Jan. 2016.  Free online and here.

Rev. of Modernism, the Market, and the Institution of the New, by Rod Rosenquist. Modern Language Quarterly 71.4 (Dec. 2010): 489-492. Print.

Rev. of Waking Giants: Modernism and the Presence of the Past, by Herbert N. Schneidau. Criticism 35.2 (1993): 289+. Excerpt.