Winter 1942 • Vol. IV No. 1 Book Reviews |

Poets of New Direction

Poets of the Month. Issued monthly, and including: The Broken Span by William Carlos Williams; The End of a Decade by Harry Brown; A Letter from the Country by Howard Baker; The Paradox in the Circle by Theodore Spencer; Selected Poems by John Wheelwright; Poems on Several Occasions by Josephine Miles; Shenandoah by Delmore Schwartz.1 New Directions. Annual subscription price $4.00; Single copies 35c; bound $1.00   This interesting project, now nearly completing its first year, resembles the Five Young American Poets published last year by the same house. It has more square feet of verse (12 poets to the year), and more range of kind. Indeed, these seven volumes exhibit such diversity of technique and subject matter that they should be the required reading of those critics who would generalize about modern poetry. With the possible exception of Howard Baker, these poets cannot be called traditional in any sense. They have read and assimilated the great influencers of our gen

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