Monthly Archives: September 2014

Rachel Zolf’s anti-arcadian (de)constructions:

Rachel Zolf. Janey’s Arcadia (Coach House Books 2014). Ezra Pound said of poetry that it’s news that stays news; or, as in the case of this angry brilliant book, there’s the news that is more than ever the news right … Continue reading

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Back to School with Jen Currin

Jen Currin. School (Coach House Books 2014). Back in January 2011, reviewing Jan Currin’s The Inquisition Yours, I suggested that she is working an interesting anti-lyric poetic, in which the ‘I’s of the poems mingle, mix, & often seem close … Continue reading

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