Dimensions of Jay Wright: An Appreciation

Neil Arditi
The “spirit-gifted” poetry of Jay Wright.

Modernism’s Melos

Daniel Albright
Modernism and Ezra Pound’s idea of its “melos.”

The Meeting of the Makars

Bernard O’Donoghue
Seamus Heaney’s translation of the 15th-century Scottish poet Robert Henryson.

In the Beginning Was the Word: Aspects of the Libretto

Matthew Gurewitsch
What makes a good libretto—and how easy it is to go wrong.

One Last Modernist

Mark Scroggins
The irresistible prose of Guy Davenport.

The Cheerful Workshop of Richard Strauss

Gordon Rogoff
A great composer in the early modern era of Germany.

Three Are the Fathers

Eric Selinger
Judaism in the poetry of Michael Heller, Stanley Moss, and Harvey Shapiro.

The Thumbprint of Muhktar Mai (Excerpt)

Excerpt from Susan Yankowitz
A monologue in the voice of Pakistani women’s rights activist Muhktar Mai.

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