Sunday, November 29, 2009

Philip Levine on Robert Lowell and John Berryman as Teachers


A charming reminiscence (thanks Don Share for sharing it), in which poor Lowell gets another gash to his reputation, and Berryman emerges as a kind of prophet for poetry's value in the face of McCarthyism and the political foolishness of the time.

1 comment:

Jesus Crisis said...

I enjoyed this thoroughly! Thank you.