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The New Oxford Book of 17th Century Verse!

Our book today is Alastair Fowler’s 1991 New Oxford Book of Seventeenth Century Verse, and it’s as volatile and tremendous a tribute to National Poetry Month as could be imagined. Opinion among those I’ve quizzed is decidedly mixed as to the merit of even having a National Poetry Month (one poet of my acquaintance summed […]

Nine Lives (of the Poets): Sidney!

Our book today was written quite some time ago: it’s Fulke Greville’s biographical sketch of his friend Philip Sidney. As every English major in the Western world once knew, Sidney died while fighting Spanish forces in the Netherlands in 1586 (“thy need is yet greater than mine” he reportedly told a fellow wounded man, handing […]

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