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calling the poem "Sea Pool." Richards' objection that the poem is too short and too insubstantial may be subjective and idiosyncratic, but he is right about ' 'the experience evoked in the reader not [being] sufficiently specific.
Any reader of this poem can sense Lanier's deep distress at what he observes happening to the naturally beautiful countryside and the productive soil of his native Georgia. There is no doubt, either, that Lanier is convinced that the ...
It would seem, however, that Allen Tate is nearer the truth when he says the central figure in the poem is not a metaphysical conceit, that the poem is simply an allegory. If Lanier had attempted to exhaust the implications of the idea ...
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American writers: a collection of literary biographiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This supplement, the latest addition to the well-known "American Writers'' series, includes 29 authors. All except Frederick Douglass, the 19th-century orator and writer, are 20th-century poets ... Read full review