Issue 18.5

12 March, 2012

Chloe Stopa-Hunt

Visible Vanishing

Alice Oswald's Memorial transforms The Iliad into a contemporary account of collective loss.

Nakul Krishna

Mountain Rescue

Rory Stewart and Gerald Knaus' Can Intervention Work? charts the ethical and historical trajectory of overseas warfare.

Stephen Ross

A Return to Formalism

The Oxford Handbook of Modern and Contemporary Poetry illustrates an uneasy truce between aesthetics and politics.

Agnieszka Burzynska

Urban Canvas

Agnieszka Burzynska's work attempts to find art in the labyrinthine recesses of the urban jungle.

Zohar Atkins

Poetry Competition 2012 Winner

In awarding Zohar Atkins the prize, judge Ian Pindar said that of all the entries it "took the most risks."