Although thoroughly postmodern, the American poet Theodore Roethke would have been at home with almost any of the lyric poets of the 16th and 17th centuries.
Tag: American Literature
Longfellow, for one, did not seem to associate Chaucer with the sounds and smells of 14th century London.
The truth is that Frost was the first American who could be honestly reckoned as a master-poet by world standards. – Robert Graves
Quoth the raven, `Nevermore.’