The Beachcomber


Elements for a Critique of Futurology

Donald Davidson, Allen Tate and All Those Falling Leaves

Jonathan Edwards: Founder of the Counter-Tradition of Transcendental Thought in America

Clio Compromised: Soviet Historians on the USA and American Historians on the USSR

John Berryman: In Memorial Perspective

Edward Butscher’s poetry and criticism have appeared in numerous literary journals and publications, including the Saturday Review of Literature, Newsday, and the American Book Review. In 1976 he published the first biography of Sylvia Plath, and in 1988 his biography Conrad Aiken: Poet of White Horse Vale won the Poetry Society of America’s Melville Cane Award.

The Bad Boy in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction

The ‘Ancient Rules’—A Vanishing Species?