Mizener, Arthur
January 1954
New Republic;1/4/54, Vol. 130 Issue 1, p16
Discusses the characteristics of American poetry in the twentieth century. Distinction of American poetry from British poetry evident in the works of poets Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot; Touch of comic exaggeration depicted in the poems of William Carlos Williams; Struggle of poet Robert Lowell who has recently been struggling to escape from the excessive metaphysical complication of his own thought in some kind of direct, narrative poetry; Description of the poetry of Delmore Schwartz.


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