Tag: poetry

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| May 7, 2018

Auden and Poggioli

This lovely remembrance by Sylvia Poggioli of her father, the literary scholar Renato Poggioli, features a letter to...

| August 30, 2013

In Memoriam Seamus Heaney

In the first section of his great elegy for William Butler Yeats, W. H. Auden shows us a world in which the great poet...

| January 17, 2011

looking up the allusions

I want to agree with part of a recent post by Nick Carr and disagree with another part. Here’s the part I agree with:...

| August 12, 2010

poetry on page and screen

Here’s a really thoughtful post by Siobhan Phillips on the highly fraught relationship between e-readers and verse....

| September 5, 2009

Tetris and tetrameter

See those four numbers? Those are the four beats. Four stresses, as we say in the meter business. Tetrameter. Four....

| March 17, 2009

Pound and Fenollosa

About ninety-five years ago, the American poet Erza Pound, then living in London, received the manuscript of an essay...