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Sunday, 10 October 2010
The October issue of The New Criterion has a lively review by Jason Guriel (author of Pure Product) on the Selected Poems of Frederick Goddard Tuckerman, an early American poet who, Guriel argues, was "too weird to be much appreciated in his own milieu, the United States of the nineteenth century, and not weird enough to distinguish the poet for many of his later readers who, failing to squint, saw little more than an accomplished sonneteer."