Letter to Mr. Small, New York, January 31, 1931 / Lola Ridge. 1931.

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Ridge, Lola, 1883-1941. Letter to Mr. Small, New York, January 31, 1931 / Lola Ridge.

Letter to Mr. Small, New York, January 31, 1931 / Lola Ridge. 1931.

Reply to a letter from Mr. Small, recommending poets to read during his convalescence. Ridge recommends modern American poets and suggests titles of their works. Among those she suggests are Edwin Arlington Robinson, Robinson Jeffers, Elinor Wylie, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and the Benets, with brief mention of Carl Sandburg, Vachal Lindsay, Edgar Lee Masters, Alfred Kreymborg, Hart Crane, Louise Bogan, and Leonie Adams. Her postscript adds Evelyn Scott and e. e. cummings. She mentions her own works in the letter in response to Smith's inquiry.

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