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Jack Foley Has written the following articles:


Taking Liberties: Louis Zukofsky

As Reviewed By: Jack Foley Louis Zukofsky: Selected Poems. Edited by Charles Bernstein. American Poets Project/The Library of America, 2006. In Ulysses, to depict the babbling of a woman going to sleep, I had sought to end with the least forceful word I could possibly find. I had found the word ‘yes,’ which is barely pronounced, […]

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Soft & Hard Surrealism

As Reviewed By: Jack Foley Madonna Septet by Ivan Argüelles. Potes & Poets Press: 2000. Musica Humana by Ilya Kaminsky. Chapiteau Press: 2002. After by Jane Hirshfield. HarperCollins: 2006. Beau comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de dissection d’une machine à coudre et d’un parapluie. (“Beautiful, like the chance encounter of a sewing machine […]

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Cole Porter: The Devil Divine

As Reviewed By: Jack Foley Cole Porter: Selected Lyrics. Edited by Robert Kimball. American Poets Project/The Library of America, 2006. If I were Lord Byron, I’d write you, sweet siren, A poem inspirin’… A killer-dilleroo! Too bad I’m no poet… I happen to know it… -Cole Porter, “Ev’rything I Love,” (a song not included in the Selected […]

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