TITLE

Contemporary Poetry Criticism

AUTHOR(S)
Jarrell, Randall
PUB. DATE
July 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;7/21/41, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on poetry criticism. Statement that present-day poetry criticism consists of reviews in commercial magazines and newspapers; Demand of reviews by publishers and public; View of a publisher on the criticism; Fact that good criticism is criticism that sells books; Discussion of the powers of a reviewer; Report that reviews are codified in critical articles and anthologies; Reason as why criticism of poetry is dealt as an review; Statement that good criticism is one which points out badness or mediocrity, and actually scares away buyers from most books, is something the publishers necessarily cannot tolerate.
ACCESSION #
14709239

 

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