The Dutiful Mob, Reconsidered

Cody Walker
September 2, 2014
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It’s the day after Labor Day, which means—at many college campuses, including the one where I teach—that fall classes are starting. In constructing the syllabus for my poetry workshop, I’ve leaned, as ever, on Philip Larkin. In his indispensible essay…

What About Foghat? (Part 3 of 3)

Elizabeth Breese
August 30, 2014
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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…

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