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(Poets and Poetry in America)

In addition to his role as poet, Horace Gregory was a translator, editor, biographer, and literary critic. He published translations of the works of Catullus and Ovid, and he edited The Portable Sherwood Anderson (1949) and Poems of George Gordon, Lord Byron (1969). His biographies included Amy Lowell: Portrait of the Poet in Her Time (1958) and Dorothy Richardson: An Adventure in Self-Discovery (1967). His literary criticism began with Pilgrim of the Apocalypse: A Critical Study of D. H. Lawrence (1933) and included several volumes of collected essays, including The Shield of Achilles: Essays on Belief in Poetry (1944), The Dying Gladiators, and Other Essays (1961), and Spirit of Time and Place: Collected Essays (1973).