The Poet’s Poet by Elizabeth Atkins

Juliet Sutherland, Phil McLaury, Charles Franks, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team THE POET’S POET Essays on the Character and Mission of the Poet As Interpreted in English Verse of the Last One Hundred and Fifty Years By ELIZABETH ATKINS, PH.D. Instructor in English, University of Minnesota TO HARTLEY AND NELLY ALEXANDER PREFACE Utterances of