Reviewing the Reviewer

Paradise Lost

Arcadia, by Lauren Groff ’01 (Voice Hyperion)

Reviewed by William H. Pritchard ’53

Amherst College to celebrate poet Richard Wilbur’s 90th birthday with readings by students and faculty

February 16, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.—In celebration of his 90th birthday, Richard Wilbur, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate who holds the same teaching position at Amherst College that Robert Frost once did, will be honored with a reading of his poems and translations on Wednesday, March 2 at 4:30 p.m., at Converse Hall’s Cole Assembly Room (his actual birthday is on March 1).

My Chapel

By William H. Pritchard ’53

Boston Globe: Shadow Play

English professor William Pritchard reviewed Sue Miller’s latest novel in this article for the New England newspaper.

Pritchard's Game

On Poets & Poetry, by William H. Pritchard ’53, Henry Clay Folger Professor of English (Swallow Press)

Review by Christopher R. Miller ’90

Boston Globe: This is Louis, Dolly

English professor William Pritchard wrote about a new book chronicling the life of jazz great Louis Armstrong in his latest Globe book review.

Boston Globe: Playing by the Rules

English professor William H. Pritchard reviewed Nicholas Baker’s latest book The Anthologist in this Globe piece.