The Beleaguered Acropolis
Sheldon Liebman, in Ameri-AS Critic can Literature (May 1980), Duke Univer- sity Press Bldg., East Campus, Duke Uni- versity, Durham, N.C. 27706.
Robert Frost (1874-1963) adamantly refused to publicize his theories about poetry. He nevertheless established himself as a major critic of verse in letters to friends and in interviews, writes Liebman, professor of English at the University of Illinois, Chicago Circle.
Frost believed that the creative process begins with a descent into "chaos."...