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F. Cudworth Flint


Images of Secret Life

Parts of a World. By Wallace Stevens. Alfred A. Knopf. $2.00. Have Come, Am Here. By Jose Garcia Villa. The Viking Press. $2.00. The Second World. By R. P. Blackmur. The Cummington Press. $2.50. Song and Idea, By Richard Eberhart. Oxford University [...]

New Leaders in English Poetry

The clearest initial evidences of a new poetic situation in England were the appearance of Wystan Auden's "Poems" in 1930 and of Hugh M'Diarmid's "First Hymn to Lenin" in 1931. Since then, the output of a group of young English po [...]

A Critique of Experimental Poetry

Primitivism and Decadence: A Study of American Experimental Poetry. By Yvor Winters. New York: Arrow Editions. $2.50. In the five essays which compose "Primitivism and Decadence," Mr. Yvor Winters has given us the fruits of a study [...]

A Cycle of New England

The Flowering of New England: 1815-1865. By Van Wyck Brooks. New York: E. P. Dutton and Company. $4.00. The definition of Van Wyck Brooks' "The Flowering of New England" printed on its dust cover— "A Literary History"—i [...]

Poetry Old and New

The Collected Poems of William Alexander Percy, Foreword by Roark Bradford. Alfred A. Knopf. $3.50. Western Star. By Stephen Vincent Ben& Farrar and Rinehart. $2.00. The Book of New Poems: 1943. Edited by Oscar Williams. Howell, Soskin, $2.75. [...]

Without a Common Denominator

One Times One. By E. E. Cummings. Henry Holt and Company. $2.00, The Seven Sleepers. By Mark Van Doren. Henry Holt and Company. $2.50, Selected Poems: 1923-1943. By Robert Penn Warren. Harcourt, Brace and Company. $2.50. The Giant Weapon. By Yvor W [...]

Comments on Recent Poetry

Land of Unlikencss. By Robert I.owcll. The Ciiminington Press. $3.00 and signed $6.00. Thirty Poems. By Thomas Merton. New Directions,. $1.00. The Phoenix and the Tortoise. By Kenneth Rcxroth. New Directions. $2.50. The Summer Landscape. By Rolfc H [...]