The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers: Volume Two, 1931–1939 by James Karman (review)

The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers: Volume Two,... Book Reviews 431 one's cultural origins (168). Monk shows that Silko's characters are much more successful in these quests than are McCarthy's, especially in the western novels. The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers: Volume Two, 1931­1939. Edited by James Karman. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011. 1128 pages, $95.00. Reviewed by Tim Hunt Illinois State University, Normal When Time magazine featured Robinson Jeffers on its April 4, 1932, cover to mark the publication of Thurso's Landing, it signaled that Jeffers's poetry was cultural news. When Random House reissued Jeffers's 1925 collection Roan Stallion, Tamar and Other Poems as a Modern Library title in 1935, it signaled that Jeffers mattered both for the poetry elite and the serious general reader. When Random House, in 1938, published the massive, deluxe The Selected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers, it celebrated Jeffers as a modern writer of the first rank, a peer to William Butler Yeats and T. S. Eliot. The second volume of James Karman's projected three-volume edition of The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers, which covers 1931 to 1939, presents a rich record of the back story to the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Western American Literature The Western Literature Association

The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers: Volume Two, 1931–1939 by James Karman (review)

Western American Literature, Volume 47 (4) – Feb 20, 2013

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Book Reviews 431 one's cultural origins (168). Monk shows that Silko's characters are much more successful in these quests than are McCarthy's, especially in the western novels. The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers: Volume Two, 1931­1939. Edited by James Karman. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011. 1128 pages, $95.00. Reviewed by Tim Hunt Illinois State University, Normal When Time magazine featured Robinson Jeffers on its April 4, 1932, cover to mark the publication of Thurso's Landing, it signaled that Jeffers's poetry was cultural news. When Random House reissued Jeffers's 1925 collection Roan Stallion, Tamar and Other Poems as a Modern Library title in 1935, it signaled that Jeffers mattered both for the poetry elite and the serious general reader. When Random House, in 1938, published the massive, deluxe The Selected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers, it celebrated Jeffers as a modern writer of the first rank, a peer to William Butler Yeats and T. S. Eliot. The second volume of James Karman's projected three-volume edition of The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers, which covers 1931 to 1939, presents a rich record of the back story to the

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