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Allen, Everett S., Famous American Humorous Poets, New

York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1968.

The chapter on McGinley provides a good introduction to her work, including a biography, evaluation of McGinley's stature as a poet, and a discussion of her themes and style.

Doyle, Lewis, "The Poems of Phyllis McGinley," in America, December 18, 1954, pp. 320-322.

The article places McGinley in the tradition of such Celtic satirists as Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, and G. B. Shaw.

Jackson, Kenneth T., Crabgrass Frontier, New York:Oxford University Press, 1985.

This is intriguing and very readable account of the

growth of suburban areas.

"Life with a Poet: The Lady from Larchmont," in Newsweek, September 26, 1960, pp. 120-122.

In this interview, McGinley discusses both her role

as a poet and as a public figure.

McCord, David, "She Speaks a Language of Delight," in

Saturday Review, December 9, 1960, p. 32.

McCord describes the cleverness of McGinley's poetic technique...

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