America as Empire Autobiography and Memoir Biography Civil Rights Movement Crossword Cultural Criticism and Analysis Essays Fiction History Humor Letters Lexicography Linguistics Literacy and Reading Literary Criticism Literature Nation History Non-fiction Patriotism Philosophy Poetry Publishing Industry Slavery in America
In 1981 Carolyn Forché published a slim collection of verse, her
second, titled The Country Between Us.
Few traditions are more American than freedom of speech and the right to
Americans who oppose the Cheney-Bush junta demonstrate sanity, not cowardice.
In the current national climate, the notion that Washington might learn
from the experience of former Soviet leaders Nikita Khrushchev or
Mikhail Gorbachev would strike most as ludicrous.
It is agonizingly difficult to write about one's hometown as it drowns
in flames and suffocates with smoke.
Victor Navasky's Naming Names (Hill & Wang) was
recently reissued in paperback with a new afterword.
The Nation announces the winners of Discovery/The Nation, the
Joan Leiman Jacobson Poetry Prize of the Unterberg Poetry Center, 92nd
This essay is excerpted from E.L. Doctorow's new book, Reporting
the Universe (Harvard).
How much, in just twenty years, Donald Revell has changed! From the
Abandoned Cities (1983), his debut volume, included a villanelle, a
sestina, rhymed sonnets and meditative terza rima.