on Caught in the Web of Words: James Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary by K. M. Elisabeth Murray

on Toward a Patriarchal Republic: The Secession of Georgia by Michael P. Johnson

on John Gould Fletcher and Imagism by Edmund S. de Chasca

on The Collected Poems of Stevie Smith; & The Hugh MacDiarmid Anthology: Poems in Scots and English by Michael Grieve, Alexander Scott

on Dylan Thomas by Paul Ferris

on Blake Books: Annotated Catalogues of William Blake’s Writings by G. E. Bentley, Jr.; Blake As An Artist by David Bindman; The Complete Graphic Works of William Blake by David Bindman; William Blake by Martin Butlin; William Blake: A New Kind of Man by Michael Davis; William Blake: The Seer and His Visions by Milton Klonsky; Blake’s Composite Art: A Study of the Illustrated Poetry by W. J. T. Mitchell; & William Blake by Morton D. Paley

Robinson Jeffers Redivivus

William H. Nolte (1928–1999), professor of English at the University of South Carolina from 1967 to 1990, was the author of Rock and Hawk: Robinson Jeffers and the Romantic Agony (1978) and H. L. Mencken, Literary Critic (1966). His essay, which originally appeared in the Summer 1978 Georgia Review, is reprinted here by permission of his daughter, Katherine Ann Nolte.

Blossom

Stanley Plumly (1939–2019) authored ten collections of poems and four works of nonfiction. Elegy Landscape: Constable and Turner and the Intimate Sublime, his most recent book, was published by W. W. Norton in 2018. His many honors and awards include an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Truman Capote Award, and the Paterson Poetry Prize. He was the founding director of the MFA program in creative writing at the University of Maryland, where he had been a professor of English since 1985. Middle Distance, a collection of poems he finished before his death, will be published by W. W. Norton in 2020.

Singing Birds, Noiseless Trees