Randall Jarrell Quote

The motto of his [Robinson Jeffers's] work is More! More! —but as Tolstoy says, A wee bit omitted, overemphasized, or exaggerated in poetry, and there is no contagion ; and Frost, bearing him out, says magnificently: A very little of anything goes a long way in a work of art.


Fifty Years of American Poetry, pp. 322–323 - The Third Book of Criticism (1969)

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The motto of his [Robinson Jeffers's] work is More! More! —but as Tolstoy says, A wee bit omitted, overemphasized, or exaggerated in poetry, and...

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The motto of his [Robinson Jeffers's] work is More! More! —but as Tolstoy says, A wee bit omitted, overemphasized, or exaggerated in poetry, and...

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The motto of his [Robinson Jeffers's] work is More! More! —but as Tolstoy says, A wee bit omitted, overemphasized, or exaggerated in poetry, and...

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The motto of his [Robinson Jeffers's] work is More! More! —but as Tolstoy says, A wee bit omitted, overemphasized, or exaggerated in poetry, and...