Books: Mildness Is No More

SELECTED POEMS (63 pp.)—Elizabeth Daryush—Selected by Yvor Winters—Swallow-Morrow ($2.50).

Elizabeth Bridges Daryush was 42 when her father, Poet Laureate Robert Bridges, died in 1930. Except to a very small number of readers, her own poetry was then, and still is, almost unknown. But if her admirers are few, they are also fervent. Chief among them is the California poet, scholar and critic, Yvor Winters, who made this selection. In his opinion, Mrs. Daryush is "one of the few distinguished poets of our century and a poet who can take her place without apology in the company of Campion and Herrick."

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