Although Sullivan’s style and method are scholarly, she writes with sensitivity and perception.

Library Journal
The Garden Master

University of Washington Press, 1975.

Critical Praise for The Garden Master

”Sullivan is principally concerned with psychological patterns in Roethke’s life and work. [She] supplements her psychological expertise with a thorough knowledge of the relevant poetic and mystical traditions.”
WORLD LITERATURE TODAY

“Although Sullivan’s style and method are scholarly, she writes with sensitivity and perception.”
LIBRARY JOURNAL

“This is an important, excellent study of Theodore Roethke, man and poet…. The book has made a significant contribution to an understanding of this fascinating, complex figure.”
SOUTHERN HUMANITIES REVIEW

“My appreciative guess is that this books will stand as the definitive study of Roethke’s poetry on eclectic, comprehensive, and sequential principles.”
THE MALAHAT REVIEW