The Weather for Poetry

Essays, Reviews, and Notes on Poetry, 1977-81
Donald Hall
A collection of essays on the work of contemporary poets

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An Introductory Note - xv

I. GENERALIZATION
Kenneth Rexroth (1981) - 3
Archibald MacLeish (1978) - 12
An Interview with Robert Louthan (1978) - 19
Looking for Noises (1981) - 32
Adding Eden On (1976)  - 40
The Nation of Poets (1977) - 45
Reading the English (1979) - 63
Geoffrey Hill (1980) - 85
Poets Aloud (1982) - 97
Russell Edson (1977) - 109
Robert Giroux (1980) - 117
James Laughlin (1981) - 129
Robert Frost Corrupted (1982) - 140

II. CELEBRATION
Richard Eberhart (1980) - 163
Robert Francis (1982) - 165
John Heath-Stubbs (1978) - 168
Donald Davie (1980) - 170
William Stafford (1979) - 172
Robert Bly (1981) - 175

III. REVIEWING
Adrienne Rich (1978) - 179
Thom Gunn, Seamus Heaney (1979) - 185
Two Poets Names Robert (1977) - 191
Robert Lowell and the Literature Industry (1978) - 209
Wendell Berry (1977) - 215
David Wagoner (1979) - 220
C. H. Sisson (1977) - 226
Basil Bunting (1978) - 230
Ted Hughes (1977) - 235
Edson, Bidart, Broumas, Creeley (1977) - 239
Reznikoff, Snodgrass, Budbull (1978) - 248
Robert Penn Warren (1981) - 253
Ferris's Thomas (1977) - 259
The Long Foreground of Walt Whitman (1980) - 262
Hugo (1979) - 267
Two Critics (1981) - 270
Hoffman's Slovenly Map (1980) - 276

NOTATION
Letter from New Hampshire (1978) - 289
A Note on Innovation (1981) - 296
The Poetry Notebook: One (1981) - 298
To Imitate Yeats (1980) - 306
Notes on the Image: Body and Soul (1981) - 309
Poetry, Popularity, and the Golden Age (1982) - 313
The Poetry Notebook: Two (1981) - 319
Polonius's Advice to Poets (1980) - 331

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