Milo Forever

Cody Walker
July 31, 2015
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One of the nice but sort of odd things about being a KR blogger is that I can write about nearly anything I want. If I find myself at a great reading—listening to, say, Jamaal May, or Antonya Nelson, or…

Teach This (Part V)

Dora Malech
July 30, 2015
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[Continued from earlier posts on teaching poetry] Robert Hayden’s “Night, Death, Mississippi” is a poem that horrifies me. Each time I encounter the domestic scene and colloquial voice, it feels like an illustration of Arendt’s banality of evil. When I share it…

The Invented Antagonism

Amit Majmudar
July 30, 2015
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The hallmark of a 19th or 20th century (or 21st century) debate about religion is a focus on origins. This began with Darwin’s The Origin of Species, in relation to people, but over the 20th century, this fixation on origins…

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