Spring 1945 • Vol. VII No. 2 Book Reviews |

Notes on Eleven Poets

Five Young American Poets. Eve Merriam, John Frederick Nims, Jean Garrigue, Tennessee Williams, and Alejandro Carrión. New Directions, Third Series. 1944. $3.00.Land of Unlikeness by Robert Lowell. Cummington Press. $3.00.The Walls Do Not Fall by H. D. Oxford. $2.00. Beast In View by Muriel Rukeyser. Doubleday, Doran. $2.00. The Summer Landscape by Rolfe Humphries. Scribner. $1.75. The Wedge by William Carlos Williams. Cummington Press. $3.50. The Winter Sea by Allen Tate. Cummington Press. $5.00. Nevertheless by Marianne Moore. Macmillan. $1.25. One of these poets—H. D.—has been publishing for some thirty years in a mode which she helped originate, which has not yet entirely broken up, and which she has never been quite able to get ahead of. Her special form of the mode of Imagism—cold, "Greek," fast, and enclosed—has become one of the ordinary resources of the poetic language; it is a regular means of putting down words so that they will keep; and readers are mistaken

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