Edgar Guest Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Edgar Guest.

  • 5 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (5)

330 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following excerpt, a reviewer warmly praises Guest's verse. There is one glory of the new poetry, and another of the old-fashioned sort, and another (it may be) of the kind that is neith... Read more
4,058 words, approx. 14 pages
In the following parody of an idealized biography of Guest, Cline alludes to Guest's verse in order to create his own rendition of Guest's life. Doty's drug-store has spawned prol... Read more
3,565 words, approx. 12 pages
In the following excerpt, Bakeless uses humor to criticize Guest's verse and its admirers. And, Mr. Sneering Critic, you certainly cannot disturb my peace of mind with your gibes and taunts un... Read more
6,592 words, approx. 22 pages
In the following biographical sketch, McEvoy humorously and affectionately draws a portrait of Guest from glances at his life and verse. It takes a heap o' livin in a house t' make it ho... Read more
1,842 words, approx. 7 pages
In the following excerpt, Walker relies on biographical information provided by Guest's grandson, Edgar A. Guest III, and from contemporaneous newspaper accounts to assess Guest's poetic... Read more