Archive | July, 2003

Telling the World

As Reviewed By: J. K. Halligan Invisible Ink by George Starbuck. Edited by Kathryn Starbuck and Elizabeth Meese. The University of Alabama Press, 2002. 82 pp. $24.95. The late George Starbuck (1931 – 1996) did not live to see his final work gathered into a collection. It was left to his widow to assemble the […]

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Berryman & Shakespeare

Reviewed: Berryman’s Shakespeare: Essays, Letters, and Other Writings by John Berryman. Edited by John Haffenden. Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1999. 416 pages. In the introduction to Berryman’s Shakespeare, John Haffenden, the book’s editor and an early biographer of Berryman, admits: “No one who reads this volume will be looking for permanent scholarship: they will be looking for […]

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Slightly Lovely Stuff

As Reviewed By: William Gibson Last Poems by James Schuyler. Slow Dancer Poetry, 1999. £7.99 James Schuyler, the Chicago born winner of the 1981 Pulitzer prize, is dead–and has been since 1991. Nonetheless, Slow Dancer Poetry has finally brought out his aptly named Last Poemsfor the first time in the UK. Schuyler, friend of Ashbery and […]

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