poet of the school of Yvor Winters, received his A.B. and Ph.D. from Stanford, and taught at Brandeis beginning in 1953. His disciplined poetry, often abstract and epigrammatic, sometimes witty, and marked by fine craftsmanship, is printed in six volumes beginning with The Helmsman (1942) and gathered in Collected Poems and Epigrams (1971). Collected Essays was issued in 1977.
Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).