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To Berlin

Donald Davie Among the Zanies

A Compensation of Sorts; How Poems Arrive; Dover Beach Reconsidered

Cast Ashore: Minor Lives Among Minor Lives

Tangled Webs

Two Women Poets from the Persian

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A Viking on the Loose from His Longboat

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Sleeping Beauty at the Sleep Lab; On First Looking into Bishop’s Binoculars

Revolutions

Concerning a Small Thing

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in New Music

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Humboldt’s New World Landscape

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The Village Called Kolonaki

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Doorways, Edges, Verges

Jonathan Swift and His Times—Again

Thomas Hardy Goes to Town

Song for the Sandhills; Lunar Calendar

In Search of Humor

The Excavation

Signifiers on Parade: La La Land and the Movie Musical

Einhorn’s Kosher Palace

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Andrei Sinyavsky: Strolls with Pushkin

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Little Transfiguration Suite

Elegy for the Tussey Ridge: Fracking Comes to Central Pennsylvania; What I Forgot, What I Could Not Forget; Abbey Road; While You Lay Sleeping

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My Mother Descends

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The Lineage of Thomas De Quincey

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At the Galleries

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Privilege

Mendelssohn Finds the St. Matthew Passion; At the Ocean; Study: How the Leaf Falls

To a Lost Friend

Sewing

What You’ve Been Given; The Summit

Dickinson’s Nerves

Whole Earth: Edward O. Wilson’s Proposal to Save the Biosphere

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Interior Constellations

Voices of Elders

Evelyn Waugh Revisited

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Tone, Text, and History at Symphony Hall

The Indomitable Germaine de Staël

The You You Were; The Flowers on the Boat

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This Labyrinth of Numb Disorder

Shadow Daughter

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My Night with Brahms; A Poem by Schiller, Set by Brahms (Nänie, Opus 82); At the Cloisters

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A Winter’s Tale; A Personal Sonnet; The Fall; To Take Courage in Childhood

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About Lancelot Brown

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Slow Movies

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The Lesser Light

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The Brooklyn Marathon: Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music

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Choreographing Inclusion

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At the Galleries

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