Probes

The Lady, the Cult, and the Dented Halo

By Daniel Gawthrop | 2014 March 7

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

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Orwell’s Nightmare: 75 Years Later

By Stan Persky | 2014 February 7

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

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Pages I Have Trouble With 3: Grappa

By George Bowering | 2013 October 5

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

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

By Brian Fawcett | 2013 September 26

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

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Ice Cream

By Norbert Ruebsaat | 2013 September 1

Norbert Ruebsaat on the boy who didn’t like ice cream.

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The New American Poetry Revisited — Again

By Michael Boughn | 2013 August 20

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

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Poet and Son: Hartley Coleridge (6)

By John Harris | 2013 July 17

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

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Hüzün

By Myrna Kostash | 2013 July 4

Myrna Kostash reports from Turkey.

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Poet and Son: Hartley Coleridge (5)

By John Harris | 2013 July 4

John Harris’s extended essay on the Coleridges and company is part of the Poet and Son series.

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Comparative Lyrics

By George Bowering | 2013 June 27

Gorge Bowering compares some Oldies But Goodies with some Newies But Baddies.

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