Davie, Donald. “Beyond the Here and Now.” Review of Collected Poems. The New York Times Book Review, April 8, 1979, 13. In reviewing Collected Poems, Davie notes that Prince has done nothing as fine as “Soldiers Bathing,” considered one of the best poems to come out of World War II. He criticizes Prince for not “giving us what we ask for,” although he concedes that Collected Poems will be well liked.
Howell, Anthony. “Obituary: F. T. Prince—Poet Famed for Lyrical Images of ’Soldiers Bathing.’” The Guardian, August 8, 2003, p. 27. Describes the poet’s relationship with fame, calls him one of the twentieth century’s outstanding poets, and discusses his most famous poem.
Levi, Peter. “F. T. Prince.” Agenda 15 (Summer/Autumn, 1977): 147-149. An appreciative review of Prince, commending him for his craftsmanship. Levi calls him a distinguished poet and scholar, one who is both intelligent and curious. Reviews Drypoints of the Hasidim and discusses the iambic pentameter verse and the allusive stories that form a complete sequence of the history of Hasidism.
Nigam, Alka. F. T. Prince: A Study of His Poetry. Salzburg: Institute for English and American Studies, 1983. In the foreword, Prince himself praises Nigam for her “careful and sensitive” study of his poetry. In this full-length study, Nigam analyzes Prince’s art and vision, including a historical background of his poetry and its place in twentieth century verse. Contains solid literary criticism. A must for Prince scholars.
Poburko, Nicholas. “Poetry Past and Present: F. T. Prince’s Walks in Rome.” Renascence 51, no. 2 (Winter, 1999): 144-165. An extended analysis of Prince’s Walks in Rome that favorably compares Prince with other modern poets, gives a brief biography, and notes how Prince is revealed in the poem.