An interesting and comprehensive collection of contemporary British poetry which begins where Auden, MacNoice, C. Day Lewis and their group left off. According to the editor's introduction, they are classicists- whose term ended in 1937, the year that ushered in the new romanticism. This volume is devoted to some seventy poets who are forty or under, chief among them Dylan Thomas. It also gives ample space to the new Scottish school. For American readers, largely unfamiliar with these young British poets, the introduction is particularly valuable and makes a fine discrimination between the various schools and groups. The volume is for followers of modern poetic trends.