Crisis in Ukraine: it’s hard to tell the players, even with a scorecard, and a bunch of hyperlinks.

March 9, 2014 by  
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Stan Persky tries to sort out the strands in the Ukrainian web.

The Lady, the Cult, and the Dented Halo

March 7, 2014 by  
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Dan Gawthrop on the future of Myanmar, and its internationally renowned political figure, Aung San Suu Kyi, “The Lady.”

Orwell’s Nightmare: 75 Years Later

February 7, 2014 by  
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Seventy-five years after its publication, Stan Persky takes note of George Orwell’s “Homage to Catalonia,” and its anniversary.

Pages I Have Trouble With 3: Grappa

October 5, 2013 by  
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George Bowering finds a pronoun in the wrong seat on an airliner, placed there by a writer who should know better.

David Gilmour Steps in it. Or Maybe Everyone Else Has.

September 26, 2013 by  
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Brian Fawcett doesn’t find David Gilmour’s disinterest in teaching women writers criminal. What bothers him is the hysterical response to it.

Ice Cream

September 1, 2013 by  
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Norbert Ruebsaat on the boy who didn’t like ice cream.

The New American Poetry Revisited — Again

August 20, 2013 by  
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Michael Boughn has been teaching “The New American Poetry” in recent years, and thinking about what it means.

Poet and Son: Hartley Coleridge (6)

July 17, 2013 by  
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John Harris concludes his extended essay about Hartley Coleridge (1796-1849), the son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Hüzün

July 4, 2013 by  
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Myrna Kostash reports from Turkey.

Poet and Son: Hartley Coleridge (5)

July 4, 2013 by  
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John Harris’s extended essay on the Coleridges and company is part of the Poet and Son series.

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