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A Look at Two Versions of A Melville Poem December 21, 2012: Check out this article at at the NY Times Opinionator blog. It begins: Early in 1864 Herman Melville was one of a number of Northern writers solicited to contribute works to “Autograph Leaves of Our Country’s Authors,” a volume of literary works intended to raise funds for the United States Sanitary Commission. Obligingly, [...] by

Navigating the Whale of Amherst December 22, 2010: Nick Montfort and Stephanie Strickland first began working on Sea and Spar Between a year ago, expecting that their poetry generator would take only a few days to complete. Now published on Dear Navigator a year later, Sea and Spar Between "defines a space of language populated by a number of stanzas comparable to the number of fish in the sea, [...] by