Archive | July, 2004

Tricks to Set the River On Fire: Feigned Eloquence in Lowell

As Reviewed By: Sunil Iyengar

Collected Poems of Robert Lowell. Edited by Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 2003. 1181 pages. $45.

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The Yellow Pages of Poetry: Notes on the New Norton

As Reviewed By: Sunil Iyengar

The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry (Third Edition), edited by Jahan Ramazani.

Give me a look, give me a face
That makes simplicity a grace;
Robes loosely flowing, hair as free;
Such sweet neglect more taketh me
Than all th’adulteries of art.

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A Terrible Beauty

As Reviewed By: Joan Houlihan

Lunch, by D.A. Powell. Wesleyan University Press, 2000. 62 pages. paper, $12.95

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The Pages of the Future

As Reviewed By: Ernest Hilbert

On the Uses of the New Online Media

We drive into the future using only our rear view mirror. – Marshall McLuhan

Be not the first by whom the new are tried,
Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.

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