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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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Ovid in English: Christopher Marlowe

Posted by on 22 08 13 in Translation | 2 comments

Ovid in English: Translations of Ovid’s Amores 1.5. A comparison of Christopher Marlowe’s translations with those by Anne Mahoney and John Porter.

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