Monroe K. Spears, Review, 'yale Review', Autumn 1970
Spears (b. 1916), who is an Executor of the Estate of W.H. Auden, edited 'Sewanee Review*, 1952-61, and has been Libbie Shearn Moody Professor of English at Rice University since 1964. His books include *Dionysus and the City: Modernism in Twentieth Century Poetry* (1970), * Space against Time in Modern American Poetry* (1972), and ' * The Poetry of W.H. Auden: The Disenchanted Island* (1963), an invaluable critical companion.