Concurrent shows at the Delaware Art Museum highlight overlooked aspects of Pre-Raphaelite art and tread beyond typical gender hierarchies.
If Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus radically redefines the scope of philosophy, it has proved irresistibly suggestive to literary theorists, poets, and artists.
D. S. Marriott’s poems are a descent through the history of slavery, immigration, and the movement of refugees.
The poems of Cody-Rose Clevidence are shot through with a sense of nature’s vitality and with the possibility that the numinous, even the divine, may inhere in that nature.
Contemporary politically committed poets have made a cottage industry of agonizing over the question of whether their Leftist bona fides actually make any difference.
David Hadbawnik and Anne Carson aren’t aiming to produce new schoolroom translations of the classics; they’ve reimagined these ancient texts in the light of our violent and chaotic contemporaneity.
Jack Spicer’s poetry can be deeply funny and playful but it has a consistent undercurrent of sadness.
Poets Shara McCallum and Karen Solie channel Scotland through historical fiction and the deep-seated malaise of modernity.
Ed Roberson’s motorcycle ride from Pittsburgh to the Pacific is a quest-romance, an exploration of American culture and American mythology.
Some 600 years later, Margery Kempe’s disquieting sobs continue to confound and provoke.
Ellen Dillon’s verdict on Mallarmé’s pedagogical text? Pretty shaky.
British poetry is really as energetic and varied as its American counterpart.