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I read closely everything of Montague's I could get my hands on, some of it in manuscript. And while "Fretwork in Stone Tracery" is a review of two volumes of Montague's poetry published in the mid to late 1970s, I have continued my interest in Montague with a monograph on the poet written for the Dictionary of Literary Biography that coversinsofar as an essay can do such a thingMontague's entire career to date. The man continues to write eloquently and with a rare empathy for his country and its plangent, earthly music.
52/09 subject : American poetry--20th century--History and criticism, Williams, William Carlos,--1883-1963--Criticism and interpretation, Hopkins, Gerard Manley,--1844-1889--Criticism and interpretation, English poetry--20th century--History and criticism. Page iii A Usable Past Essays on Modern & Contemporary Poetry by Paul Mariani The University of Massachusetts Press Amherst, 1984 Page iv Copyright © 1984 by The University of Massachusetts Press All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America LC 84-2613 ISBN 0-87023-445-5 Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data appear on the last printed page of this book.
Did Williams actually remember Frost's snub at Bread Loaf, offered in the summer of 1941; did he remember it ten years later when he returned again to Bread Loaf? Yes, Williams did remember, as he remembered Eliot's dismissive conduct in 1924, and Duchamps's barb in 1916 and Jarrell's final downward reassessment of Williams when Paterson 4 was published in 1951. Williams remembered because literature mattered so much to him. It really did matter how a poet put his or her language on the line. In the long empyrean view, as we turn the pages of our Nortons or other anthologies of American poetry and see Stevens and Williams and Pound and Eliot and Hart Crane enthroned side by side like larger-than-life Byzantine presences, none of this much matters.