Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Oxford Book of American Verse

A once relevant anthology has become dated and ignored by patrons. Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall

A volume of protest poetry is ignored in Albertville. Continue reading

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Seventeenth-Century American Poetry

A book with more historical than literary appeal. Continue reading

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Introduction to Emily Dickinson

A perspective on Dickinson’s poetry from the mid-1940s is a bit dated but worth having on the shelves as long as there are also more recent critical volumes available. Continue reading

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The Complete Poems of Hart Crane

Hart Crane receives moderate interest among library patrons in Albertville. Continue reading

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The Poems of Stephen Crane

Albertville readers appear to have lost interest in the poetry of Stephen Crane. Continue reading

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The Modern Poets

A critical look at the moderns, focusing on Yeats, Pound and Eliot. Continue reading

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