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A Comic Poet

At least one thing keeps Irving Layton from being only the unkind names some readers of his new volume may call him.

Three Good Books

There is pride mixed with sadness in contemplating the Collected Poems of A.J.M Smith: pride in these hundred good poems produced by a Canadian who has exercised such a potent influence on our literary development ...

Some Translations

The first thing that can be said about these three books of translation is that they are unequivocally successful in producing poetry in the English language that reflects without strain the beauty and clarity of the originals.

Three Arc-Light Gaps

To read the poetry of Milton Acorn is to move in concentric circles, for he is at home in several worlds.


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