Questions tagged [yvor-winters]

Questions about the works of the American poet and literary critic Yvor Winters (1900 – 1968) and his life as a writer. As a critic, Winters was to some extent controversial because he proposed his own alternative canon of Elizabethan poetry.

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Did Yvor Winters describe Emerson's reputation in America as that of a sacred cow?

According to Wikipedia, the American poet and literary critic Yvor Winters (1900 – 1968) attacked Romanticism, particularly in its American manifestations, and assailed Emerson's reputation as that ...