Dec 01 1995
Shakespeare, DNA, and Natural Profit
Jun 01 1986
The Immortal Conversation: Culture as the Web of Talk
In Virginia Woolf’s The Waves we hear the voice of a sort of super-soul, made out of seven individual persons, seven friends. Each contains a complete if blurred image of the other, and the coherent light of Woolf’s prose reconstitutes out of them the original shapes of their spiritual identity.
Jan 01 1984
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Mar 01 1980
"Mighty Poets in Their Misery Dead": A Polemic on the Contemporary Poetic Scene
One of the peculiarities of out present literary age is that future times will find it remarkably difficult to say of us that “history proved us wrong.” The reason for this is that we take so few real stands on the literary quality of contemporary works.