Archive | January, 2008

Getting Out of the Flames

Letters of Ted Hughes, selected and edited by Christopher Reid. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2008, 758 pp., $45. Published originally, Faber & Faber, UK, 2007, £30.continue reading...

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Our Steps amid a Ruined Colonnade III: James Matthew Wilson on Grammar and Expression

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O early ripe! To thy abundant store
What could advancing age have added more?
It might (what nature never gives the young)
Have taught the numbers of thy native tongue.

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