Article Archives

Season of Advent; “The scene in the stable”; The Voice; The Thaw

Just a Joe; Compunction

Against the Blues; Egret; Bathers

On the Screened-In Porch

A Being in Time: On the Poetry of Frederick Morgan

“In a Sentimental Mood”; Brother Ass; Manual Typewriter; Palms

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The Alibi

Bear’s Change

From “A Japan Journal”

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One Thing I Know About the Dead; Secrets

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The Metamorphosis of the Plants

In This Country

“Welcome to the moment!”

Ottoman Dreams, Balkan Identities

At the Galleries

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Gods, Gurus, and the Search for the Holy Grail: Bach Recordings from 2018

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Artist, Not Muse

Hand-Held Device

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Digging Up Diderot

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Three Other Places

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Theater Big and Small: The Fall Season in New York

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“The Last Survivor of the Old Culture”

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Sex, Death, and the Gods

Kingsley Amis’ Music

From The Beauty of the World, Part II

Places Lost and Found

Elegy

Mr. Nobody

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My Father Returns as a Luna Moth; A Happy Childhood; Blackout Good Friday Night; Elegy of Mixed Feelings

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Somewhere Else Entirely

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A Game of Chess; Wounded Knee, South Dakota

Darwin’s Really Dangerous Idea

The Conservatory

A Clearing

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Pacific Light; The Lover Making Tea

The Underworld

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Summer at the Shaw Festival

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Madison: Not the Musical

The Oscillation of the Waves

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Brides in the Sky

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Giving Voice Through Music: Performative Expressions of Nature, Folk, and the Black Experience

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“I know the bottom, she says”: Sylvia Plath’s Correspondence 2

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How Little Writing Rescues

Ducks, Virgins, Snakes and Witches

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Agee, the Movies, and Me

Tricks and Troupers

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Letters from Athens: Logbook I, Days of 2016 (and moments before and after)

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At the Galleries

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Daphne du Maurier: Back to Manderley Again

Yahweh the Avenger; Yahweh the Rock; Yahweh the Stork