Helen Chasin: An Appreciation

Nims, John Frederick
October 1976
New Republic;10/9/76, Vol. 175 Issue 15, p35
Provides information on the literary works of poet Helen Chasin. Claim that it is difficult for a woman who is a poet to maintain her integrity in the literary world of today; Details of the place of her birth and her education; Selection of her first book "Coming Close," by Dudley Fitts for the Yale Series of Younger Poets; Description of her style of writing.


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