Archive | March, 2003

Lessons Of The Masters: T. S. Eliot

On the Relation of His Criticism to His Poetry

As Reviewed By: Garrick Davis

There are two Eliots, the poet and the critic, which bear a curious relation to one another.… continue reading...

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Misunderstanding Ezra Pound

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The Roots of Treason by E. Fuller Torrey. McGraw-Hill, 1984. 339 pp.

The Genealogy of Demons by Robert Casillo. Northwestern University Press, 1988. 463 pp.continue reading...

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Hart Crane: American Futurist

Futurism, the great European art movement of the early 20th century, found an audience of one in the industrialized new world, and that was Hart Crane.… continue reading...

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On the Golden Age of Poetry Criticism

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As Reviewed By: Garrick Davis

“I do not believe there has been another age in which so much extraordinarily good criticism of poetry has been written.” –Randall Jarrell

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Dana Gioia and the Role of the Poet-Critic

Interviewer’s Note: Born in Los Angeles in 1950, Dana Gioia attended Stanford University and did graduate work at Harvard where he studied with Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Fitzgerald.… continue reading...

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Stephen Burt and the Role of the Poet-Critic

Stephen Burt grew up in Washington, D.C., graduated from Harvard College in 1994, and did graduate work at Oxford and then at Yale. He teaches at Macalester College in St Paul, Minnesota.… continue reading...

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