Archive | February, 2005

Letters to a Young Poet: Rilke’s Non-Correspondence School

“The letter that is sent is never the letter that is received.” —Lacan

As Reviewed By: Daniel Bosch

Rilke never held a teaching post. We have no cache of syllabi, no workshop guidelines, and though in his letters he expressed quite a lot of readerly enthusiasm, there is no definitive Rilkean reading list, no Rilkean curriculum.… continue reading...

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Rising from the Ashes: the Restored Ariel

Ariel: The Restored Edition by Sylvia Plath. HarperCollins. 240 pages. $24.95

As Reviewed By: Carol Bere

Sylvia Plath may have passed through the doors of B.… continue reading...

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Within the Jurisdiction of Form

Finders Keepers: Selected Prose 1971-2001 by Seamus Heaney. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2002.

As Reviewed By: Carol Bere

Seamus Heaney is probably the most universally known Irish poet today.… continue reading...

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Callbacks: A Survey of Second Books

Voluntary Servitude by Mark Wunderlich. Graywolf Press, 2004.

A Companion for Owls by Maurice Manning. Harcourt, 2004.

shattered sonnets love cards and other off and back handed importunities by Olena Kalytiak Davis.continue reading...

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