A. J. M. Smith | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by George Woodcock

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of A. J. M. Smith.
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Critical Essay by George Woodcock

There are few poets whose work keeps well over a generation; Smith is one of them, and in my view [his collected poems] places him clearly among the more memorable lyric poets writing in our time, not merely in Canada, but in the whole English-speaking world…. [Smith's] gathering of the poems according to manner and mood rather than time emphasises his remarkable sustenance of both emotional intensity and the lapidary craftsmanship he has always sought,

          … as hard
         And as smooth and as white
      ...

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