Chapter 5 - The Reaction "against" Modernism: The Case of Robert
tennis without a net?
- Robert Frost, headnote
- Frost, "Mending
Wall" (also in Norton)
- Frost reads
- audio: Al
Filreis and George Blaustein discuss the
first line of "Mending Wall"
- Robert Frost reads
- Frost in
- newspaper article, "Justices
Rule That Congress Overstepped Bounds
Scalia and Breyer Trade Quotes from 'Mending Wall,'"
by Linda Greenhouse
(New York Times, Wednesday, April 19, 1995)
- Cowboy poetry: 'Robert Haas, who
American Poetry at Berkeley, went to a cowboy poetry reading in Wyoming. "I
was abashed and hugely amused," he says. Haas compares the poems he heard
to the popular newspaper poems of the 19th century. "I guess you could say
that modernism took poetry away from ordinary people, and cowboy poetry is
one way of taking it back."'