William Stafford (1914-1993)
A selective list of online literary criticism for William Stafford, favoring signed articles by recognized scholars and articles published in peer-reviewed sources
"William Stafford." Encyclopedia-type introduction to the poet's themes, style and techniques, with a biography, bibliography, and samples of poems. "If you have been wondering where the articulate, readable poems have gone in the last third of the 20th century, you might start with Stafford," the article begins. Poetry Foundation.
"William Stafford." About William Stafford; On "At the Bomb Testing Site"; On "Traveling Through the Dark"; An Interview with Stafford; Online Interviews; Bibliography, from the Modern American Poetry. Ed. Cary Nelson (U of Illinois).
"William Stafford." A brief introduction to Stafford. Academy of American Poets.
Center for Great Plains Studies A brief biography of William Stafford, primary bibliography, and annotated secondary bibliography (U of Nebraska).
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