Archive | June, 2009

Making the Grade: Andrew Goodspeed on James Agee

Reviewed: James Agee: Selected Poems. Edited by Andrew Hudgins. American Poets Project: The Library of America, $20.    The next time you visit a bookstore, please look through the poetry selection. Likely it is full of the dead—T.S. Eliot, Goethe, Chaucer, Virgil. But if the bookstore is any good, it will also offer scores of […]

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Rachel Hadas and the Role of the Poet-Critic

Interviewer’s Note: Born in New York City, Rachel Hadas was educated at Radcliffe College (Classics), The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins (poetry), and Princeton (Comparative Literature), as well as by living on a Greek island for several years in the early 1970’s.  Since 1981 she has taught in the English Department of the Newark campus […]

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