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(Poets and Poetry in America)

Stanley Plumly (PLUHM-lee) has contributed hundreds of critical essays and book reviews to American Poetry Review, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Paris Review, and many other publications. One of his best-known essays, “Chapter and Verse,” appeared in two parts in the January and May, 1978, issues of American Poetry Review. He has written two books of nonfiction—Argument and Song: Sources and Silences in Poetry (2003) and Posthumous Keats: A Personal Biography (2008).