Immortal Poems Here is the most inclusive anthology of verse ever published at so low a price. It contains not only the best-known works of the British and American masters but also the verse of the most brillant poets of our own day. Oscar Williams, who compiled Immortal Poems, was a distinguished editor and poet in his own right, of whom Robert Lowell wrote in the Sewanee Review: "Mr. Williams is probably the best anthologist in America today."
Oscar Williams (1900—1964), editor of this book, was a distinguished poet. The author of five books of poetry, including That's All That Matters and Selected Poems, he achieved literary distinction not only as a highly original and vigorous American poet, but also as one of the great poetry anthologists of his time.