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Metal for the Mind: The great themes of world literature have inspired artists of all kinds, including those in metal bands. Beaman, Jeremy Critical essay Mar 22, 2021 2273
EMILY DICKINSON AND THE PRESENCE OF POETRY: Or, responding to distance by leaning in. Pardi, Philip Critical essay Nov 1, 2020 2847
LES IDEES PROGRESSISTES DES LUMIERES SUR LA SCENE RUSSE A TRAVERS L'OPERA-COMIQUE FRANCAIS DANS LE DERNIER TIERS DU 18E SIECLE : CHOIX DU SUJET ET SINGULARITE DU REPERTOIRE. Kim, Vita Myriam Jul 1, 2020 6764
At the Crossroads of Contentment: Variations on an Augustinian Theme. Wetzel, James Mar 22, 2019 7297
MARGINALIA: On Robert Duncan's "Poems from the Margins of Thom Gunn's Moly". Fallis, Jeff Critical essay Mar 1, 2019 4985
The Universally Recurring Patterns of "El atroz redentor Lazarus Morell". Warnes, Christopher D. Critical essay Jan 1, 2019 6195
Queen Elizabeth and the "Judgement of Paris". Strobl, Erzsebet Critical essay Jul 1, 2018 7742
The Nightmare Tropes of Three Women Writers: Leila Slimani, Karen Dionne, and Yrsa Sigurdardottir. Davis, J. Madison Critical essay Jul 1, 2018 1872
Unanswerable Questions. Luna, Joe Critical essay Jun 22, 2018 11379
It Keeps Her Safe & It Keeps Her: On Monica A. Hand. Salerno, Carey Critical essay May 1, 2018 4064
Trout Fishing in Tehran. Laici, Shohreh Essay Mar 1, 2018 1411
"What You See Is Nothing Compared to the Roots": Images of the Psyche in Contemporary Poetry. Hoagland, Tony Critical essay Mar 1, 2018 4759
I Believe in Myself Slowly: The Perfect Imperfections of Primus St. John. Perry, Nathaniel Critical essay Jan 1, 2018 4730
The Early Poetic Blessings of Lucille: First Light in a Time of Darkness. Miller, E. Ethelbert Critical essay Sep 22, 2017 2433
BENEATH the SPANISH. Cruz, Victor Hernandez Critical essay Sep 22, 2017 2371
Verse Africa: The Malleable Poetics of Some Contemporary African Poets. Shenoda, Matthew Critical essay Sep 1, 2017 3878
On the Cusp of Devotion: A Squirrel, Doubt and Geoffrey Hill. Perry, Nathaniel Critical essay Jul 1, 2017 4520
"One-single-thing": infrarealism and the art of everyday life. Heinowitz, Cole Critical essay Jun 22, 2017 2966
Ghazal Cosmopolitan. Hashmi, Shadab Zeest Critical essay May 1, 2017 2386
The Strange Case of Dr. Stevenson and Mr. Thoreau. Cushman, Stephen B. (American poet) Critical essay Jan 1, 2017 9435
Frederick Busch and Annie Proulx Forebears of Contemporary War Fiction. Molin, Peter Critical essay Jan 1, 2017 4893
Don Quixote and the End of Life. Teleky, Richard Critical essay Sep 22, 2016 2936
Stephen Vizinczey: In Praise of an Original. Porter, Anna Essay Sep 22, 2016 1510
Aesthetics of Beauty: in an Africana Mode. Harrison, Paul Carter Critical essay Sep 22, 2016 9596
"Outward in larger terms / A mind inhaling exigency": Adrienne Rich's Collected Poems: 1950-2012. Pavlic, Ed Critical essay Sep 1, 2016 14431
"Outward in larger terms / A mind inhaling exigency": Adrienne Rich's Collected Poems: 1950-2012: Part One. Pavlic, Ed Critical essay Jul 1, 2016 8872
Going Crosstown: Four Poems About Race by White People. Hoagland, Tony Critical essay May 1, 2016 4149
The Grandissimes and Political Transition: The Threat of Genealogical Violence as Harbinger of Change. Bollini, Christopher Critical essay Mar 22, 2016 7128
Singing in the Contact Zone. Moscaliuc, Mihaela Critical essay Mar 1, 2016 4370
Elizabeth Bishop and the Wordsworth in her World. Bartley, Scott Critical essay Jan 1, 2016 7155
Beyond the Muse of Self: The Poetry of Stanley Moss. Lieberman, Laurence James Critical essay Jan 1, 2016 4046
Crossing the Liminal: Why Write Poetry About Art? Camp, Lauren Critical essay Nov 1, 2015 1945
Affiliated Poetics: John Berryman and Dylan Thomas. Heinzelman, Kurt Critical essay Sep 22, 2015 7218
The writer Vis-a-Vis Self and Society: Excerpt from a lecture presented at University of the West Indies Open Campus St Vincent. Thomas, H. Nigel Critical essay Sep 22, 2015 3827
John Graves, Larry McMurtry, and the Nature of Goodbyes. Willingham, John Critical essay Jun 22, 2015 3885
Unit of Wonder: Traveling through the Sentences of Four Great Writers. Metzger, Elizabeth Critical essay Jun 22, 2015 7232
"It's all good": forms of belief and the limits of irony in David Finkel's The Good Soldiers. Lithgow, Hilary Critical essay Jan 1, 2015 6627
Placing Sociality, Intimacy, Authority: Dorothy Hewett in the Biographical Frame. Moore, Nicole Critical essay Nov 1, 2014 8065
A Theory For Poetic Contagion: Dana Ward, Aaron Kunin, Ariana Reines, and CAConrad. Poppick, Daniel Critical essay Sep 22, 2014 6176
Saying Goodbye: Elegiac Subjectivity in Wanda Coleman's the World Falls Away. Ryan-Bryant, Jennifer Critical essay May 1, 2014 8310
Levity & gravity. Fries, Hannah; Deming, Alison Hawthorne; Weaver, Afaa Michael; Vandenberg, Katrina Critical essay May 1, 2014 9476
Sebald's Austerlitz: Sleepwalking and Wakefulness. Cross, Richard Keith Critical essay Mar 22, 2014 4143
DeLillo Variations: A Contrapuntal Reading of "Counterpoint," The Body Artist, and Love-Lies-Bleeding. Herren, Graley Critical essay Mar 22, 2014 8679
Writing White, an Introduction. Collins, Martha Critical essay Mar 1, 2014 3450
L'animal poetique de Valery. Weber, Julien Sep 22, 2013 4651
A Romp through Ruefleland. Irwin, Mark Critical essay Jul 1, 2013 3995
Fairfield Porter and the Plane Tree: Some Thoughts on James Schuyler's "A Cardinal". Watson, Craig Critical essay Mar 22, 2013 5314
The Veil of Accessibility: Examining Poems by Frank O'Hara and Kenneth Koch in Light of Conrad's Heart of Darkness. Young, C. Dale Critical essay Mar 1, 2013 8323
The great party-crasher: Mrs. Dalloway, The Great Gatsby, and the cultures of World War I remembrance. Beidler, Philip D. Critical essay Jan 1, 2013 10800
Weird & Bathetic: Tony Hoagland, The Office, and the Confessional Mode. Broek, Michael Critical essay Nov 1, 2012 5154
The Remarkable Reinvention of Very Short Fiction: Sudden, Flash, Nano, Short-Short, Micro, Minificcion ... Shapard, Robert Critical essay Sep 1, 2012 3029
Inventing the Self: Gert Jonke's Fragments of a Great Confession. Kling, Vincent Critical essay Jun 22, 2012 7076
Facing Life's Limits in Robert Coover's Recent Fiction. Hume, Kathryn Critical essay Mar 22, 2012 6353
The Missing, the No-Longer, and the Not-Yet: Reading Robert Coover's "Apostrophe Trilogy". Quinn, Paul (British literary critic) Critical essay Mar 22, 2012 9805
Robert Coover Tribute. Evenson, Brian Critical essay Mar 22, 2012 1806
Period Bob. Cayley, John Critical essay Mar 22, 2012 1869
Her Dark Materials: John Milton, Toni Morrison, and Concepts of "Domimon" in A Mercy. Roynon, Tessa Critical essay Dec 22, 2011 10612
From "His True Penelope was Flaubert: Ezra Pound and nineteenth-century poetry". Forrest-Thomson, Veronica Critical essay Sep 22, 2011 10567
"Un-Understandable Mystery" Catholic Faith and Revelation in The Third Policeman. Baines, Jennika Critical essay Sep 22, 2011 5456
Mr. Sorrentino's Neighborhood. Warren, Kenneth (American editor) Critical essay Jun 22, 2011 6207
Poetry and Biography. Hudgins, Andrew Critical essay Apr 1, 2011 1569
Science and Poetry: Predation or Symbiosis? Are science and poetry inherently at odds with one another? Poet and cognitive scientist Pireeni Sundaralingam explores the nature of interactions between these two disciplines. Sundaralingam, Pireeni Critical essay Jan 1, 2011 2913
The anagogical imagination of Flannery O'Connor. Candler, Peter M., Jr. Critical essay Sep 22, 2010 10421
Remembering Edward Dorn. Regan, Matthias Critical essay Sep 22, 2010 3142
Gerhard Falkner's Ground Zero. Scott, Andrea Critical essay Sep 22, 2010 3449
An Integrity of Aloneness. McCullough, Laura Critical essay Mar 1, 2010 7225
Hart Crane's Monsoon: A Reading of White Buildings. Lieberman, Laurence James Critical essay Mar 1, 2010 9629
Dave Eggers's "What Is the What" as World Literature. Brooks, Kevin (Canadian-American educator) Critical essay Mar 1, 2010 3289
After Liberation: Notes on Contemporary Korean Poetry. Eun-Gwi Chung Critical essay Jan 1, 2010 2361
Hart Crane's Monsoon: A Reading of White Buildings. Lieberman, Laurence James Critical essay Jan 1, 2010 13232
One of Us: The Poetry of Hayden Carruth. Solotaroff, Theodore Critical essay Jan 1, 2010 3878
An interview with Maxine Kumin. deNiord, Chard Interview Jan 1, 2010 10243
Swinging Through the Years: Elizabeth Bishop and "The End of March". Biele, Joelle Critical essay Nov 1, 2009 11058
A Leap of Words to Things: Gary Snyder's Riprap. Rivard, David Critical essay Jul 1, 2009 5825
The Writer and His Critics: A Critical Review of Studies on Ayi Kwei Armah's Fiction. Bodunde, Charles Agboola Critical essay Jun 22, 2009 2822
Write Something on My Wall: Body, Identity, and Poetry. Ali, Kazim Critical essay May 1, 2009 7267
An Uncanny Vernacular: Comparing the Radical Modernisms of Lorine Niedecker and Lesbia Harford. Vickery, Ann Critical essay May 1, 2009 7833
Bottle pit: an interview with Joel Thomas Hynes. Hallett, Michelle Butler Interview Mar 22, 2009 7500
Dickinson's Stories. Ryan, Michael (American college teacher) Critical essay Mar 1, 2009 2877
"Though I Would Have Saved Them If I Could": On Capaciousness. Wojahn, David Critical essay Mar 1, 2009 8102
The Unarrestable Development of Sharon Olds. Hoagland, Tony Critical essay Jan 1, 2009 3802
Myriad Minded: The Poetry of Robert Pinsky. Goldensohn, Barry Critical essay Jan 1, 2009 4745
Between the wars: Stephen Wright's The Amalgamation Polka and Meditations in Green. Neeper, Layne Critical essay Jan 1, 2009 9419
Raising Poetry to a Higher Power. Irwin, Mark Critical essay Nov 1, 2008 2240
Sophokles the Poet. Gibbons, Reginald Critical essay Nov 1, 2008 6215
An interview with Edward P. Jones. Graham, Maryemma Interview Sep 22, 2008 14178
Three Notions of Truth in Poetry. Irwin, Mark Critical essay Jul 1, 2008 3416
From the Open Sea: Body and Lyric in the Poetry of Jane Cooper. Ali, Kazim Critical essay Mar 1, 2008 6908
William Carlos Williams in America: Part One. Rudman, Mark Critical essay Mar 1, 2008 10574
Candid Revelations: The Complete Poems of D. H. Lawrence: A Selection from the First Issue of The American Poetry Review, 1972. Oates, Joyce Carol Critical essay Jan 1, 2008 4010
Gide and Ibsen: a symbolist crossroads. Pollard, Patrick Critical essay Jan 1, 2008 6693
Family comes first: i-identity and we-identity in Pierre Bergounioux. Critical essay Jan 1, 2008 11654
"Source Then a Blue As": Getting the Environmental News from Poems. Felstiner, John Critical essay Nov 1, 2007 4626
"Why Is Your Mouth All Green?" Something Alive in May Swenson. Felstiner, John Critical essay Jul 1, 2007 3132
Thirteen poems: Sherwood Anderson. Downs, Stuart Critical essay May 1, 2007 5222
Absalom, Absalom! And the semiotic other. Brister, J.G. Critical essay Sep 22, 2006 7328
"The civilized uses of irony": Darwinism, Calvinism, and motherhood in Ellen Glasgow's Barren Ground. Hollibaugh, Lisa Critical essay Dec 22, 2005 13448
Eudora Welty's "Livvie" and the visual arts. Claxton, Mae Miller Critical essay Dec 22, 2005 6864
"But to be released is to tell, to unburden it": storytelling in Eudora Welty's The Optimist's Daughter. House, Renae R. Applegate Critical essay Dec 22, 2005 4627
The predicament of modern poetry (the lyric at the pinch-gate). Bedient, Calvin Critical essay Dec 22, 2005 7647
The Horror and the Human: the politics of dehumanization in Heart of Darkness and Primo Levi's Se questo e un uomo. Baldwin, Debra Romanick Critical essay Sep 22, 2005 7780
Artful dodges in mental territory: self-deception in Conrad's fiction. Hawthorn, Jeremy Critical essay Sep 22, 2005 10125
Shores in Joseph Conrad's works. Le Boulicaut, Yannick Critical essay Sep 22, 2005 4935
William Faulkner reprised: isolation in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon. Fulton, Lorie Watkins Critical essay Dec 22, 2004 6973
"Trying to make contact": "Mortmain" as pre-text for Robert Penn Warren's Portrait of a Father. MacKethan, Lucinda Critical essay Dec 22, 2004 5479
First is Jefferson: Faulkner shapes his domain. McHaney, Thomas L. Sep 22, 2004 9348
Topographical topics: Faulknerian space. Spillers, Hortense J. Sep 22, 2004 14069
Bonds that shackle: memory, violence, and freedom in The Unvanquished. Sharpe, Peter Critical essay Sep 22, 2004 14138
"Anguish for the sake of anguish"--Faulkner and his Dostoevskian allusion. Bloshteyn, Maria R. Critical essay Mar 22, 2004 11188
Introduction: the complex history of a "simple art". Hickman, Miranda B. Critical Essay Sep 22, 2003 9226
"Nothing you can't fix": screening Marlowe's masculinity. Abbott, Megan E. Critical Essay Sep 22, 2003 9365
No order from chaos: the absence of Chandler's extra-legal space in the detective fiction of Chester Himes and Walter Mosley. Bunyan, Scott Critical Essay Sep 22, 2003 13856
Chandler's waste land. Eburne, Jonathan P. Critical Essay Sep 22, 2003 8108
Marlowe in mirrorshades the cyberpunk (Re-)vision of Chandler. Nazare, Joe Critical Essay Sep 22, 2003 10622
Plotting Chandler's Demise: Ross Macdonald and the Neo-Aristotelian detective novel. Sharp, Michael D. Critical Essay Sep 22, 2003 10250
Lord of the Ring taps a gay archetype. (Essay). Kaufman, Roger Critical Essay Jul 1, 2003 2390
Invisible Green IX. (A Column). Revell, Donald Jul 1, 2003 2045
The lost pamphlet version of D.G. Rossetti's "The Stealthy School of Criticism". Stauffer, Andrew M. Critical Essay Jun 22, 2003 11904
A reflection on fiction and art in "The Lady of Shalott". (Brief Article). Wright, Jane Critical Essay Jun 22, 2003 1501
Introduction. Shillingsburg, Miriam J. Jun 22, 2003 1484
"Foolish talk 'bout freedom": Simms's vision of America in the Yemassee. King, Vincent Critical Essay Jun 22, 2003 4822
Simms and the American apocalypse: 'Woodcraft' and 'The Cassique of Kiawah' chart a course. Bakker, Jan Jun 22, 2003 3265
Simms's bosky gothic, the "region of doubt and shadow". Fisher, Benjamin F. Critical Essay Jun 22, 2003 10030
Jilted southern women: the defiance of Margaret Cooper and her twentieth-century successors. Collins, Caroline Critical Essay Jun 22, 2003 5114
Narrating social theory: William Gilmore Simms's Woodcraft. Dye, Renee Critical Essay Jun 22, 2003 8330
Dory's bible, acts, and the devil at our elbow. Kibler, James Everett Critical Essay Jun 22, 2003 5572
Poetry and contingency: within a timeless moment of barbaric thought. Palmer, Michael Critical Essay Jun 22, 2003 4102
"Anxious fuchsia ocean": the accomplishment of Randolph Healy. Riley, Peter Excerpt Jun 22, 2003 2278
Soft conquest: poems by Mark McMorris. Kadlec, David Critical Essay Jun 22, 2003 2693
The apprenticeship of Dr. Williams. Weiner, Joshua Critical Essay Jun 22, 2003 2365
Worth saving. Elshtain, Eric P. Brief Article Jun 22, 2003 294
The battered woman syndrome in Simms's fiction. Shillingsburg, Miriam J. Critical Essay Jun 22, 2003 5329
Simms's Vasconselos: a multicultural reading. Murphy, Peter Critical Essay Jun 22, 2003 7735
Writing, reading, storytelling--the love story of Sinha, Malhado, Carybe and Jorge Amado. Pereira, Claudia Sousa Critical Essay May 1, 2003 3325
On butterflies: stories and fables for children from the 17th century to the present day. Perrot, Jean Critical Essay May 1, 2003 7796
Is literature dangerous? Or, the teacher's anguish. Berardinelli, Alfonso May 1, 2003 4201
Gabriel Marcel's Catholic dramaturgy. Michaud, Thomas A. Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 4846
Marcel: the playwright philosopher. Hanley, Katharine Rose Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 7686
Les points sur les i: concrete and philosophical approaches to commitment and waiting in Gabriel Marcel's work. Slegers, Rosa Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 5586
Legal narratives of self-defense and self-effacement in 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.'(Critical Essay) Korobkin, Laura H. Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 10939
Sighting/siting/citing the scar: trauma and homecoming in Faulkner's soldiers' pay. Wulfman, Clifford E. Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 5696
The marble mother: Hawthorne's iconographies of the feminine. Onderdonk, Todd Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 10714
The stones of Venice, time, and remembrance: calculus and proust in Across the River and into the Trees. Stoltzfus, Ben Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 4519
Hemingway's "A Way You'll Never Be" and Nick Adams's search for identity. Quick, Paul S. Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 6036
"The real story of Ernest Hemingway": Cixous, gender, and 'A Farewell to Arms.'(Critical Essay) Hewson, Marc Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 4824
"It don't mean nothin'": Vietnam War fiction and postmodernism. Carpenter, Lucas Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 9331
Introduction: literature and the arts: a French perspective on visual poetics, language, and artistic representation. Sage, Michel Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 3189
"A dream of stone": fame, vision, and the monument in nineteenth-century French literary culture. Garval, Michael Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 14873
Baudelaire and Delacroix on Tasso in prison: romantic reflections on a Renaissance Martyr. Pauly, Rebecca M. Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 6430
Realite et imaginaire des parcs et des jardins dans la deuxieme moitie du XIX siecle. Santos, Jose Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 8329
A propos du "Rachildisme" ou Rachilde et les lesbiennes. Fisher, Dominique D. Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 5791
The frontiers of popular exoticism: Marie Bonaparte's New Orleans crossings. Brady, Heather Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 5449
Paulina's paint and the dialectic of masculine desire in the Metamorphoses, Pandosto, and The Winter's Tale. Davis, Joel Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 9756
Shakespeare's Venetian paradigm: stereotyping and Sadism in The Merchant of Venice and Othello. Hunt, Maurice Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 7815
Arqueologias de Tlon Borges y el Urn Burial de Browne. Blanco, Mercedes Critical Essay Jan 1, 2003 9971
The Great War and Tolkien's Memory: an examination of World War I themes in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Croft, Janet Brennan Critical Essay Sep 22, 2002 7991
"The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son": Tolkien as a modern Anglo-Saxon. Tompkins, J. Case Critical Essay Sep 22, 2002 3081
Ralph Ellison: invisible man & jazz: a conversation with Stanley Crouch and Horace Porter. Interview Jun 22, 2002 4964
After Man: The Thought of Sylvia Wynter. Henry, Paget Jun 22, 2002 1074
Suffering, silence, and the female voice in German fiction around 1800. Richards, Anna Topic Overview Jan 1, 2002 9416
Nineteenth-century German literary women's reception of Madame de Stael. Martin, Judith E. Topic Overview Jan 1, 2002 9741
Capturing Hawai`i's rare beauty: scientific desire and precolonial ambivalence in E.T.A. Hoffmann's "Haimatochare". Weinstein, Valerie Topic Overview Jan 1, 2002 8910
Amalia Schoppe's Die Colonisten and the "menace of mimicry". Wilson, Judith Topic Overview Jan 1, 2002 9470
Else Lasker-Schuler: writing hysteria. Redmann, Jennifer Topic Overview Jan 1, 2002 9607
Ethnicity and gender in Else Lasker-Schuler's "Oriental" stories: "Der Amoklaufer" ("Tschandragupta") and "Ached Bey". Uerlings, Herbert Topic Overview Jan 1, 2002 9432
Arthur Schnitzler's Fraulein Else and the end of the bourgeois tragedy. Matthias, Bettina Topic Overview Jan 1, 2002 8472
University of Illinois alumni. (Plenary Remarks). Baym, Nina Jan 1, 2002 2444
"I don't like strangers on the sabbath": theology and subjectivity in the journal of Esther Edwards Burr. Harde, Roxanne Critical Essay Jan 1, 2002 5128
A husband's jealousy: antebellum murder trials and Caroline Lee Hentz's 'Ernest Linwood.'(Critical Essay) Keetley, Dawn Critical Essay Jan 1, 2002 5167
Captivity, childbirth, and the civil war in Harriet Prescott Spofford's "Circumstance". Gaul, Theresa Strouth Critical Essay Jan 1, 2002 5058
"The Negro never knew": Emily Dickinson and racial typology in the nineteenth century. Bennett, Paula Bernat Critical Essay Jan 1, 2002 5495
Tiresias speaks: Sarah Winnemucca's hybrid selves and genres. Carpenter, Cari M. Critical Essay Jan 1, 2002 5866
Vision to visionary: the New Negro Woman as cultural worker in Jessie Redmon Fauset's 'Plum Bun.'(Critical Essay) Tomlinson, Susan Critical Essay Jan 1, 2002 4598
"Somewhere along the line I lost myself": recreating self in the war diaries of Natalie Crouter and Elizabeth Vaughan. McNeill, Laurie Critical Essay Jan 1, 2002 4847
Love, Hunger, and grace: loss and belonging in the poetry of Lorna Dee Cervantes and Joy Harjo. Y Gibson, Eliza Rodriguez Critical Essay Jan 1, 2002 4934

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