Alfred Noyes | Critical Essay by Clayton Hamilton

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Alfred Noyes.
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Critical Essay by Clayton Hamilton

SOURCE: A review of The Golden Hynde, in The North American Review, September, 1908, pp. 451-54.

In this review, Hamilton praises Noyes for his stylistic versatility while questioning the importance and relevance of his poems subject matter.

The main difficulty in attempting to estimate the value of the work of Mr. Alfred Noyes is that we are likely to be bewildered by his manifold and eager productivity. The Golden Hynde and Other Poems, though it is only the third volume of his verse to be published in America, is the sixth of his volumes to appear in England; and Mr. Noyes is at present only twenty-seven years of age. His fecundity is amazing, and his variety is even more so. He has written poems in innumerable measures that have heretofore been used in English verse, and has invented many measures of...

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