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The 2 stars are actually for the five Hopkins poems she includes, which of course deserve as many as I am allowed. The rest of this anthology is composed of either works by forgotten would-be modernists, or the less good output of some of the better known 20th century poets. I know that's a bit sweeping, but she says in the introduction that 'modern poetry is constantly significant' and is impressed by the presence of 'Science' (her capital) in poetry. And I'm afraid that 80 years on (my edition ...more