A scholar discovers a hidden text by the great American author of ‘Song of Myself.’ But can the celebrated democrat survive the politics of 21st-century academia?
Translations of works by Venezuelan poets Ida Gramcko and Jacqueline Goldberg, who grapple with death, memory, and the poet’s mandate after the Holocaust
A visit with Beat icon David Meltzer, still performing and confounding, still showing the way
Remembering the work of the great critic, editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature, who died on Tuesday
Herberto Hélder’s writing touched on the dark, mystic, and mythological
Long-gone writer is introduced to new readers with the help of graphic art
Just because you’re in synagogue doesn’t mean you have to read what’s in the prayer book