Article Archives

Summer Blockbusters

Some Final Words

What Was Postmodern Poetry?

Friends: Pepys and Evelyn

The Runner


Remember; first snow

His Voice

Two Windows; Epiphany; Wingbanger

The Streaming; Dream Interrupted—; S t a r r y N i g h t


We Walk Invisible

Shipwreck Is Everywhere

Full Text


On Michael Wood on Empson

Notes from the Road: Part II

Full Text

Ghosts Walking

Full Text

Bloom’s Falstaff

Full Text

From Rhymed Lines to Mongrel Tongues

A Worker in the Vineyard

Full Text

The Diagnosis; The Wait; A Word

Full Text

The Head of the Table

Full Text

The Freedom of Montaigne

Full Text

Other Men’s Fields

Full Text

Letter from Tuscany

Notes from the Road

Full Text

The Wedding at Valocchio

Lanzarote; Lake Pleiad

Full Text

Fiction in the Bardo

Subtle Cinema

The Glowing

“More than Just”: A Partial View of Robert Lowell

Full Text

Cold and Clear

Letter from London

Full Text

“Carpe You Imbecile!”

Outlaw: George Eliot

Full Text

At the Galleries

Full Text

The Enemy

Call and Response

Full Text

The Museum of Me; The Bishnoi Trees

Fragments of a Marriage; Don’t Do It; Geniza

Full Text

In Praise of Small Brooks

Leading Ladies

Conrad Once More

If We Could Fly

Full Text

Cast Ashore: Minor Lives Among Minor Lives

To Berlin

Donald Davie Among the Zanies

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

Tangled Webs