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Barker, Wendy, "Ruth Stone," in Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 105, American Poets since World War II, Second Series, edited by R. S. Gwynn, Gale Research, 1991, pp. 241-46.

Barker offers a thorough overview of Stone's career
through 1990 and includes a useful bibliography of
secondary sources.

Barker, Wendy, and Sandra M. Gilbert, eds., The House Is Made of Poetry: The Art of Ruth Stone, Ad feminam series, Southern Illinois University Press, 1996.

Barker and Gilbert collect essays on Stone's poetry
by critics and poets such as Willis Barnstone and Diane
Wakoski.

Bishop, Elizabeth, The Complete Poems, 1927-1979, Farrar Straus Giroux, 1983.

Critics have often compared Stone's poetry to that of
Elizabeth Bishop for its attention to detail and the ordinary
things of life.

Gilbert, Sandra M., and Susan Gubar, "The War of the Words," in No Man's Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century, Vol. 1, Yale University Press...

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