“What Belongs in Verse“


“What Belongs in Verse“
   Essay (730 words); probably written in early 1935. First published in Perspective Review(Spring 1935); rpt. MW
   This important essay reflects HPL’s later views on poetry, in which he is shown to have modified his earlier rigidly classicist stance; he now maintains that good poetry must be a matter of images and symbols rather than plain statement.

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