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Obscurely Called: Richard Wilbur at Eighty
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Obscurely Called: Richard Wilbur at Eighty

Now nearly 80 years of age, Richard Wilbur has recently published Mayflies, a new book of poems and translations. This slim volume has attracted slight—and sometimes slighting—notice in most literary publications. America’s poetry establishment does not quite know what

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A.D. Hope: Poet of the Antipodes

The other day, as I was reading an article about Keats, I thought suddenly of A.D. Hope. I started imagining a time when young writers would lose interest in the romance of a vivid English youth extinguished by early death.