Listening to Emerson (on Emerson’s Demanding Optimism by Gertrude Reif Hughes & Emerson’s Romantic Style by Julie Ellison)

Staying at Home and Going Away (on The Long Approach by Maxine Kumin; A Fraction of Darkness by Linda Pastan; The Unborn by Rodney Jones; Selected Poems 1963-1983 by Charles Simic; & The Springhouse by Norman Dubie)

The New Ulysses (on Ulysses: A Critical and Synoptic Edition. 3 volumes by James Joyce and Hans Walter Gabler)

Poetry Chapbooks: Back to the Basics (on Summer Sleep by David Baker; Woman Speaking inside Film Noir by Gillian Conoley; Central States by Michael Heffernan; Shore Guide to Flocking Names by Robert Huff; The Fish Catcher by Pat Matsueda; Carolina Shout! by Shelby Stephenson; & The Armies, Vast and Abstract, Will Appear by Jet Wimp)

American Theater Watch, 1985–1986

Gerald Weales’s “American Theater Watch” appeared in these pages from 1978 until 2010, and we have also featured on occasion his essays and reviews on topics that have included World War II and the early-career political cartoons of one Theodore Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss). In addition to his distinguished career as an author and drama specialist, Weales was a longtime professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, from which he retired in 1987; a senior Fulbright scholar at the University of Sri Lanka; and the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship.

About Women & A Knowledge of Water

Judson Mitcham’s most recent collection is A Little Salvation: Poems Old and New (University of Georgia Press, 2007). He is the current poet laureate of Georgia.

After Moore

Mary Hood, 2014 inductee to the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, is the author of the novel Familiar Heat (1995) and the short-story collections And Venus Is Blue (1986) and How Far She Went (1984). A new collection of stories, A Clear View of the Southern Sky, is forthcoming from the University of South Carolina Press in 2015.


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