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The Promise

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From distant transit

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Translator’s note: On Karl-Markus Gauß

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Sigrand and Sip’tit

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On the Anonymous Lover/ L’Amant Anonyme

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The Fractured Genius of John Berryman

Cinematic Travel

Journey to Narva; In the Silence of Cities

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Breakfast at the Buena Vista Hotel; The Complaint; On Bicycles

In My Front Yard, Registering People to Vote; The Doctor’s One Story

Ponderable Presentations

A. N. Wilson on Dickens

Screen and Dream

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Dedication to the Life of Frederick II; Juditta Sings a Madrigal

New Music for a New Normal

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Snow

Wide-Angle Poetry

The Punch Line

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From Eliot Among the Women

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The Great Darkness; The Neanderthal in Me; Nearing Eighty, in the Classroom

The Plague, from Book Three of the Georgics

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Peacocks on the Streets

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Is It Theater? New Plays in the Current Moment

Country Butter

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Dig Deep, Dig Hard

“What’s Opera, Dad?”

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On the Track

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Letter from Pamplin

First Portrait; Meadow Poem

Rereading Faulkner

Like Sheep: On Translating a Literary Plague in a Time of Pandemic

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At the Galleries

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The Perils of Fame: Sylvia Plath and Seamus Heaney

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Your blood was no longer on the stone; Maple Tree in Late October Beyond a White Screen

The Sacred Fount and Later James

Dystopian Animation: The Wolf House

Suburban Pastoral; Rejoinder; Anniversary; prayer for the young

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Promenade dans Rome

The Poetry of Ted Kooser

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A “Genius” and a “God”

This Incessant Movement of Ghosts

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Early; A Glint; The Blue; A Wagon Wheel Beside a Gate; A Winter Landscape; At a Lake; Turtles

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An Accounting of His Life; Magic Bullets: A Meditation on Loss; Quotation Marks: A Bestiary

In a Dark Time

Dostoevsky and The Last Supper of Nikolai Nikolaevich Ge: A Translator’s Note

Robert Stone and American Wreckage

From Between Two Millstones, Book 2: Exile in America, 1978–1994

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Love Is Not Enough

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A Pair of Roseate Spoonbills

Anniversary; The Golden Hour; Keats