Traduced With Abandon: Translation and its Malcontents

Mark Polizzotti
The vexed art of translation.

Lovable Losers

Full text from Jason Guriel
Portraits of the poetry crowd: Nicholson Baker’s The Anthologist and Roberto Bolaño’s The Savage Detectives reviewed.

Italian Poetry in an Age of Spectacle

Susan Stewart
Poetry during the reign of Berlusconi.

The Ongoing Commedia

Alberto Manguel 
Dante after centuries of translation.

“Whose Dog Are You?”

Morris Dickstein
Light verse, from 18th-century parlors to modern New York satirists.

Flummery Festival

Mark Halliday
The author imagines grabbing beers with graduate students to discuss American Hybrid: A Norton Anthology of New Poetry.

Dimensions of Jay Wright: An Appreciation

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

The Meeting of the Makars

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

Three Are the Fathers

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

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