Richard Wilbur | Critical Essay by Peter Davison

This literature criticism consists of approximately 24 pages of analysis & critique of Richard Wilbur.
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Critical Essay by Peter Davison

SOURCE: Davison, Peter. “Speak of the World's Own Change: Richard Wilbur, 1955-1957.” In The Fading Smile: Poets in Boston, 1955-1960, from Robert Frost to Robert Lowell to Sylvia Plath, pp. 58-79. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.

This biographical essay explores the influence of several Boston poets on Wilbur's poetry, including John Ciardi, Archibald MacLeish, and Sylvia Plath.

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