The Lost Children a poem by Randall Jarrell17 January 2012
Source: #1169.5 Wright Collection/ Randall Jarrell Papers, East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Staff Person: Lynette Lundin
The Randall Jarrell Papers are dated 1913 to 1989. The manuscript collection includes correspondence, essays, manuscripts, printed poems, notes, original art, AV materials and books. He was an American poet of distinction, author and educator. Some of his notable instructors in college were Robert Penn Warren, Allen Tate, and John Crowe Ransom.
The newspaper article is from The Carolinian, dated October 22, 1965. The review was written by Dr Robert Watson of Jarrell’s book “The Lost World.” The article has excerpts from the book and the poem “The Lost Children” and a brief biography.