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G. R. Elliott


Poetry Going and Coming

Pocms. By W. H. Audcn. New York: Random House. $2.50. Prom Jordan's Delight. By R. P. Blackmur. New York: Arrow Editions. $2.00. Mon-ticello and Other Poems. By Lawrence Lee. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. $2.00. Address to the Living. By John H [...]

On Symbols

Visible symbols are obviously of three kinds: persons, things of nature, and objects made by man. The first are the most immediate—but in their bodily form they have a painfully brief duration. The second are perennial: they wear an air of primalit [...]

An Undiscovered America in Frost’s Poetry

“Something there is that doesn't love a wall” — North of Boston.This year Mr. Frost's name is quite before the public. In May he opened the institute of present-day American literature held at Bowdoin College to commemorate the centenary of the [...]

The Anglic Vices

Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen: You English know that we Americans are fond of long speeches. It is said that G. K. Chesterton outraged an audience in New York by addressing them for fifteen minutes when they expected a full hour. Now, I (to contrast sma [...]