Category: Book Review

Raw and Cooked

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Recent Critics of Milton

The Poet As Prophet: The Life and Letters of Robinson Jeffers

Dueling Authors

Words, No Music

Hawks, Fens, and Watching Birds

The Genius of Clive James

Awe for Auden

Elegy in the Neo-Shadow: Forms and Variations

The Judgment of Poetry

Baggy Monsters and Tangled Tales

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Merrill’s Intimations

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What Happened to the New Formalism

I Bite Rooks

Not Today’s Conservative

Philip Glass, Maximalist?

Fiction Chronicle

Dream of Fair to Middling Poetry

Visions, Vessels, Voices

Back to the Future

Saul Bellow, Human Being

Gladys Schmitt: Hardly “Middlebrow”

The Prose Eliot

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The Publicity Hound

These Days in the Holocene

Ghosts on a Gold Mountain

Mazzaro, Vendler, Freud & Co.

For Better or Worse: The Year’s Verse

Literary Fiction

Ezra Pound

Ariel and Co.

Living in Earnest

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On the Tennessee (Williams) Trail

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Life Itself

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Teaching Shakespeare

Magic Words

Double Lives

You Must Be Suffering from Poetry

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The Fame of Derek Walcott

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I Suppose You to Be No Mean Reader, Since You Intend to Read Homer

Dancing at Auschwitz and Other Reckonings

Native Boundaries

George Eliot and Her Critics

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A New Tennyson

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Seasons and Reasons

How the Founders Lived

Dogs and Letters

Meditated Stealth: The Life of Marianne Moore

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Reading Swift