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Part II: Andrea Rexilius on Laura (Riding) Jackson March 11, 2014: As promised last week, Part II of Andrea Rexilius's essay on Laura (Riding) Jackson and the self is here at last, brought to you by Coldfront. Laura (Riding) Jackson’s most narrative poems, the “poems of mythic occasion” again detail a personal history that transcends any specific self by focusing on human relationships to [...] by

Poetry Serves Itself: Andrea Rexilius on Laura (Riding) Jackson February 27, 2014: We were wondering when another great read about Laura (Riding) Jackson would come along. Just our luck, today at Coldfront is Andrea Rexilius's "Against the Commodity of the Poem (part 1)," wherein she discusses Jackson's critical work (often co-written with Robert Graves), her ideas of the self as a system of poetics, new relationships to the [...] by

The Literary Memoirs of Laura Riding Jackson February 19, 2013: We're grateful whenever literary scholars and historians attend to the work of a brilliant and overlooked poet, especially because such poets are often women. In an essay for Jacket2 on Laura (Riding) Jackson's literary memoirs, literary scholar and poet Becky Peterson notes that (Riding) Jackson has frequently been "villianized, marginalized, [...] by

Beyond Careerism? (Redistributing Poetic Effort) March 12, 2010: This past week at Poetry Foundation Jim Behrle published a talk he'd given at St. Mark's Poetry Project last month (and which apparently first appeared at one of his blogs some time back) called "24/7 Relentless Careerism." Behrle's talk is a hilarious rant against the career motives and moves of contemporary poets. One would have to have a heart [...] by