Louis Untermeyer

Standard Name: Untermeyer, Louis

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Friends, Associates Edna St Vincent Millay
During her first stay in New York she had met Sara Teasdale and Louis and Jean Starr Untermeyer . During her time at Vassar, Caroline B. Dow gradually became her patron, Aunt Calline to her...
Friends, Associates Anna Wickham
AW 's vibrant personality attracted many friends, several of whom were writers and artists. By all accounts, she was an extraordinarily vital and charismatic woman. David Garnett describes her as a a very handsome, big...
Friends, Associates Anna Wickham
She helped the poet Stephen Spender early in his career by bringing his work to the attention of Louis Untermeyer .
Untermeyer, Louis. From Another World: The Autobiography of Louis Untermeyer. Harcourt, Brace, 1939.
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Literary responses Valentine Ackland
Robert Frost , too, the volume's dedicatee, wrote to Louis Untermeyer : Don't you find the contemplation of their kind of collusion emasculating? I am chilled to the marrow.
Harman, Claire. Sylvia Townsend Warner: A Biography. Chatto and Windus, 1989.
133
Frost also pleaded with Untermeyer...
Literary responses Sylvia Townsend Warner
Louis Untermeyer , an early supporter of STW 's poetry, commented favourably on her marked accent,half-modern, half-archaic blend of naivete and erudition, and the low-pitched but tart tone of voice.
Warner, Sylvia Townsend. “Editorial Materials”. Sylvia Townsend Warner: Collected Poems, edited by Claire Harman, Carcanet New Press, 1982, pp. xi - xxiii; 275.
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He also suggested...
Literary responses Sylvia Townsend Warner
Robert Frost found the book disturbing because of the physicality of some of the poems, writing in a letter to Louis Untermeyer : Don't you find the contemplation of their kind of collusion emasculating? I...
Literary responses Anna Wickham
AW 's first major champion was American poet and editor Louis Untermeyer , who greatly admired her terse, pungently flavored lyrics
Untermeyer, Louis. “Anna Wickham”. Modern British Poetry, Mid-Century Edition, edited by Louis Untermeyer, Harcourt, Brace, 1950, pp. 276 - 7.
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as well as her candour, incisiveness, and integrity.
Untermeyer, Louis. “Anna Wickham”. Modern British Poetry, Mid-Century Edition, edited by Louis Untermeyer, Harcourt, Brace, 1950, pp. 276 - 7.
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In 1921 he published...
Literary responses Anna Wickham
Untermeyer 's introduction praised AW 's acid overtones of irony,
Untermeyer, Louis, and Anna Wickham. “Introduction”. The Contemplative Quarry; and, The Man with a Hammer, Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1921, p. vii - xv.
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and the unusual combination of lyricism and astringency in her work. It heralded her as the most typical and, in many ways, the...
Literary responses Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The book was reviewed by Louis Untermeyer in the Dial. The American Review of Reviews propagated the opinion that these sonnets would take their place beside Mrs. Browning 's 'Sonnets from the Portuguese'because...
Material Conditions of Writing Anna Wickham
Married had two sons—tried very hard to be a housekeeper—got so irritated that I wrote 900 poems in 4 years. . . . I am making a second domestic attempt—am very much afraid that it...
Author summary Anna Wickham
Anna Wickham was a prolific poet of the earlier twentieth century: in addition to several hundred published poems, more than a thousand remain unpublished.
Hepburn, James, Anna Wickham, and James Hepburn. “Editor’s Note and Acknowledgements”. The Writings of Anna Wickham, Free Woman and Poet, edited by Reginald Donald Smith, Virago Press, 1984, p. xxv - xxvi.
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Her poems, with their unique blend of acerbity and lyricism...
Textual Features Anna Wickham
AW had no qualms, however, about proclaiming herself a woman poet, and several of her poems are passionately, even fiercely feminist. She once suggested that a poem entitled A Note on Method should open all...

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