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THE THRIST OF SATAN, "Poems of fantasy and terror," by George Sterling," Edited by S.T. Joshi, Hippocampus Press, ISBN 0-9721644-6-4 "...I am not sure that poetry...

The expanded version of this article can be found in: Deep-Sea Matrimony: George Sterling and "The Abalone Song," by Geoffrey Dunn. Fall/Winter 2008 edition of...

While many Bay Area literati celebrated the 50th anniversary of Jack Kerouac's Beat masterpiece "On the Road" earlier this year, 2007 also marks the centenary...

Footloose in Arcadia: A Personal Record of Jack London, George Sterling, Ambrose Bierce. By Joseph Noel. New York: Carrick & Evans, Inc. 1940. 330 pp. $3.00. In a...

Many strange experiences have been imagined by poets and woven into sonnet sequences; but few of them stranger than the story contained in the metal box which rests...

During his lifetime, and even more during the years immediately following his death, a genius is seldom likely to receive rational discussion in his own community....

[As the founder and editor of Poetry, Monroe was a key figure in the American "poetry renaissance" that took place in the early twentieth century....

[Markham was an American poet, critic, and protégé of Ambrose Bierce. His best-known poem, "The Man with the Hoe," is typical of his work, exhibiting...

[In the following excerpt, the critic reviews The House of Orchids, and Other Poems.] The saying goes that poets are born, not made, but the fact...

[In the following excerpt, Hooker praises Sterling's facility as a poet but criticizes the absence in his work of ideas or a philosophy.] Stevenson once said...

[In the following excerpt, the critic reviews The Testimony of the Suns, and Other Poems.] In The Testimony of the Suns and Other Poems, by George...