Reviewed: The Mystery of the Charity of Charles Peguy by Geoffrey Hill

Posted by on 6 10 13 in Reviews | 1 comment

Literary critique of Geoffrey Hill’s The Mystery of the Charity of Charles Peguy.

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4 Poets in AGNI

Posted by on 5 10 13 in Poetry | 0 comments

Four poets from AGNI: Jason Sommer, Simon Armitage, Annie Boutelle and Carolina Ebeid.

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Reviewed: Francis Prose’s Reading Like a Writer

Posted by on 1 10 13 in Reviews | 0 comments

A look at Dr. Johnson’s prose: what it hides.

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3 Poems from Fieralingue

Posted by on 30 09 13 in Poetry | 0 comments

3 Poems from Fieralingue: a literary analysis of poems by Charles Alexander, Millicent Borges Accardi and Ruth Fainlight.

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Translating Horace Ode 4.7

Posted by on 24 09 13 in Translation | 5 comments

Horace Ode 4.7: comparison of translations.

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6 Poets from AbleMuse

Posted by on 21 09 13 in Poetry | 0 comments

AbleMuse was always an attractive online poetry magazine, and its newer incarnation is snazzier than ever, with illustrated poems, brief biographies, sensible reviews and extended articles of interest to New Formalist writers.

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Reviewed: The Undiscovered Country

Posted by on 14 09 13 in Reviews | 0 comments

Reviewed: The Undiscovered Country. Columbia University Press. 2005. 400 pages. ISBN-13: 978-0231136389. William Logan and the nature of literary criticism.

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3 Shearsman Poets

Posted by on 11 09 13 in Poetry | 0 comments

Shearsman has an enviable track record: thirty years of consistently turning out work by some of the most interesting of contemporary UK and USA poets. The ebooks are inexpensive but admirably produced, their covers being a particular delight to anyone who cares for graphic design.

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Bunin’s Sunstroke

Posted by on 8 09 13 in Translation | 0 comments

Sunstroke, one the best known of Ivan Bunin’s (1870-1953) short stories, ends with the officer returning to the Volga steamer after a brief affair that has profoundly affected him.

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3 Poets from Diagram

Posted by on 3 09 13 in Poetry | 0 comments

DIAGRAM is a popular online journal offering poetry, prose and graphics that have some connection with representation, naming or the taxonomy of things. The journal describes itself as ‘odd but good’,

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Love and Lust

Posted by on 22 08 13 in Reviews | 5 comments

Review of Love and Lust: An Anthology of Erotic Literature from Ancient and Medieval India.

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Who Runs Poetry?

Posted by on 22 08 13 in Poetry | 3 comments

Seamus Heaney’s collection, District and Circle. Faber

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