Drawing a line between poetry and the political has never been simple.
Drum-Taps is the effort of an essentially prosaic mind to lift itself, by a prolonged muscular strain, into poetry.
The poems and a new biography of James Laughlin tells of his public success as a publisher and his private disappointments.
Is our language broken and suddenly in need of repair?
In the poems of Peter Gizzi, the powers of tradition meet and mingle.
Pier Paolo Pasolini was a force against the incoherence hiding in every hypocrisy.