Tuesday, August 21, 2012

News at Eleven: The poet Philip Larkin, when editing the

Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse, allowed [Edward] Thomas as many poems as T.S. Eliot. And Ted Hughes said, "He is the father of us all." Robert Frost called Thomas, "my only true brother." The poet, Matthew Hollis, has made a convincing case for Edward Thomas' poetry with this new literary biography. As an added bonus it provides an insightful study of the turning point in Robert Frost's career as a poet.

from The Buffalo News: Restoring poet to rightful place in the literary firmament


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