Al Filreis

Beware those ecdysiasts on campus

Time magazine, December 1947*: in its "Education" section there's a squib (a little more than one column) under the title "Unwelcome Guests," and it begins t

Small boxes

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As if some family breach were healed

Adrienne Cecile Rich was the Phi Beta Kappa poet at the College of William & Mary in December 196

The Confucian side of Disney

Q.: Do you think that the modern world has changed the ways in which poetry can be written? A.: There is a lot of competition that never was there before.