31 March, 2014
Clare Bucknell explores the unsteady relationship of satire to itself in the English eighteenth century.
Joe Hone challenge's the status of the eighteenth century as the locus classicus of English literary satire.
17 February, 2014
An essay by the Oxford-based poet Leo Mercer on how poetry can take to Twitter through the new form the poetweet.
Jennifer Ruthworth discovers an irresistible, glittering charm in Roger McGough's latest collection of poetry, As Far As I know.
3 February, 2014
James Andrew Taylor's biography of the poet Vernon Scannell provides fresh insights into the artistic cousin of Philip Larkin.
20 January, 2014
Bryn Jones Square discovers the social nature of artistic creation in Lucy Newlyn’s literary biography of William and Dorothy Wordsworth.
Nakul Krishna reviews Rahul Soni's new English translation of the iconic poems of Shrikant Verma's Magadh, the first to be published with parallel Hindi text.
10 December, 2013
25 November, 2013
Clare Pollard entwines her own poetic voice with that of Ovid's in this new translations of love letters from mythological women, writes Helena Taylor.
11 November, 2013
Balances and bifurcations recur and resound in Heaney's writing, but so too do ideas of reconciliation and unity, writes Rosie Lavan.