Monthly Archives: June 2011

2 on Hart Crane

One a definite keeper so long as the library hold a collection of Crane’s poetry–the other an easy discard. Continue reading

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Richard Wilbur by Donald Hall

A book of criticism about Richard Wilbur is relatively meaningless without a book of his poetry also on the shelf. I recommend making a purchase of his collected works. Continue reading

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Richard Eberhart by Ralph J. Mills, Jr.

Richard Eberhart isn’t well enough known to warrant a book about him on the shelves of a small library. Continue reading

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E.E. Cummings by Barry A. Marks

This book about e.e. cummings can be kept or discarded without much impact. Continue reading

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Theodore Roethke by Ralph J. Mills

Keep this slim volume about Roethke on the shelves until it can be replaced by something beefier. Continue reading

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The Pound Era by Hugh Kenner

A book focusing on Pound in a library without any of his poetry was an odd decision and circulation has understandably dwindled. Continue reading

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A Footing on This Earth by Sara Henderson Hay

In the face of disinterest, let this volume of poetry go. Continue reading

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