Letters, Jun. 10, 1935

Benét on Auslander

Sirs:

I am not in the habit of writing "letters to the editor," but the whole tone of the review of Joseph Auslander's latest book of poems, No Traveller Returns, on p. 80 of your May 27 issue, strikes me as so sneering and uncritical in the best sense, that I feel I must protest. After all, I have been following American poetry for years, and should know just a little of what I am talking about. In the first place, to single out any one poet to whom to apply the...

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