Peter Meinke on five poets

November 1973
New Republic;11/24/73, Vol. 169 Issue 21, p25
Explores the literary approaches of several poets in the U.S. Styles of Muriel Rukeyser in the poem "Breaking Open"; Themes of Ishmael Reed's "Chattanooga"; Motives in the poem "Departures," by Donald Justice; Argument that house of poetry in the U.S. is like a high-rise condominium, crowded, diverse, its inhabitants with little in common and little contact.


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