About Elizabeth Breese

Elizabeth Breese has had poems published in FIELD, Barrow Street, Hayden's Ferry Review and other literary journals. Her chapbook, The Lonely-wilds, was published in 2010 by The Kent State University Press/Wick Poetry Center.

What About Foghat? (Part 3 of 3)

Perhaps the most balletic and unexpected of these is the essay’s final leap from the best of literature (which we are able to enjoy in the solitude necessitated by illness) to the guilty pleasures of the worst, whose characters and…

What About Foghat? (Part 2 of 3)

I wonder what poems, stories and novels you are thinking of now? As I have read and re-read Woolf’s essay, I have gotten up, thinking I’ve remembered where to find a poem on sickness, but I can’t. Or I can,…

What About Foghat? (Part 1 of 3)

In her essay “On Being Ill” Virginia Woolf ponders (and wanders through) the major themes of literature—jealousy, love, war—and the writers who have taught us how to speak on these subjects. “The merest schoolgirl, when she falls in love, has…

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