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19 December 2014
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Yiddish Folk Song Re-Imagined as Poetry
The second half of this book contains source materials and references valuable to the study of Yiddish song. However, it is Hirschhorn's...
Can "the Glory of Being Alone" Ease our Struggles With Loneliness?
"Only the lonely, know the way I feel," Roy Orbison sang in his 1960 hit single. More than 50 years have now passed and during that time...
The Novel, And Why Men Fear It
All that can be stated with any certainty is that Joe Public is currently enjoying the fruits of 70 years of peacetime. He wants for nothing;...
The Time Project, by Lazy Gramophone: An Interview
A few months ago, I was approached by the London arts collective Lazy Gramophone to contribute to an intriguing book project, "Time"; I...
Music, Memory and Subversion: Two Scottish Poets' Second Books
What follows is an interview with Rob A. Mackenzie, author of The Good News (Salt, 2013) and Andrew Philip, author of The North End of...
A Prison within a Prison: the Solitary Confinement of Kazakh Poet Aron Atabek
Hooded and handcuffed, sixty year old poet Aron Atabek shuffles around a dimly-lit room. The guards accompanying him prevent any communication...
Real Men Don't Do Poetry: Israeli Soldier Banned From Reading Because 'It Would Ruin Fighter's Image'
Sara C Nelson
An Israeli soldier has been banned from reading his poetry out on the radio – for fear it will undermine the army’s manliness. Earlier...
The Ex-Nun, The Soldier's Wife, And the Fabulist: Three Poets
A nun spikes her drinks with sacramental wine and wears red lace underwear. A soldier's wife sits by the bed of a man whose legs have been...
They *uck You Up, Your Mum and Dad
I've come across so many people in their thirties and forties who are still defined - or at least affected - by their childhood and family...
'The Importance of This Art? To Move the World'
Romero brings his poetic oratory together with a white background: he only wants you to hear the words. With a great focus on the language,...
An Open Letter to Dispossessed Poets
The truth is, the modern world we live in does not appreciate poetry. Not like it ought to, not like you and I do. We get it. We eagerly...
John Bradburne - The Believer, The Humanist, The Most Prolific English Poet
Not many people know of John Bradburne - not as many as should, since he is probably the most prolific English poet. But you will be excused...
Poetry and the Transmission of Errors
We often see this with readers who believe poets have hidden messages in their poems. This is the kind of reader who has been taught -...
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