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Does T.S. Eliot’s Ghost Haunt New England? February 17, 2015: The Guardian warns readers that a recent phone-in to NPR might prove that the ghost of T.S. Eliot could actually be haunting Dana Hawkes’s house. But, as The Guardian infers, this might simply [...] by

The Telegraph Calls Out T.S. Eliot’s ‘Seduction’ January 12, 2015: Allan Massie has summoned the spirit of T.S. Eliot to the pages of this weekend’s Telegraph. In an article that he wrote about Eliot’s poetry’s appeal, he explains why it is so easy [...] by

Do You Wear Your Trousers Rolled? January 5, 2015: Did T.S. Eliot invent the hipster??? The Atlantic is on the case: January 4 marks 50 years since the death of poet T. S. Eliot. This year also marks the 100th anniversary of one of Eliot’s most [...] by

Boo! John Berryman on Halloween at Academy of American Poets October 24, 2014: John Berryman’s 100! Even if he’s dead. There’s much revelry in celebration of the centenary of Berryman’s birth, including at FSG (Berryman’s publisher) and of course, [...] by

T.S. Eliot’s ‘Grand and Gracious’ Vacation Home is For Sale September 9, 2014: In the market to buy a new house? Why not consider T.S. Eliot’s vacation home, located near the shores of Boston in Gloucester, MA. It’s selling for a cool 1.3 million. From Jacket Copy: [...] by

Jeremy Irons Reads T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets January 21, 2014: You have only 4 days left to hear Jeremy Irons read T.S. Eliot’s masterpiece Four Quartets! From BBC Radio 4: Four Quartets is the culminating achievement of T.S. Eliot’s career as a [...] by

Mrs. T.S. Eliot’s Estate to be Auctioned at Christie’s Today November 20, 2013: Hmmm…. let me see here… gee, I, uh, sure hope they let cats into the auction… Jacket Copy reports on the findings at Christie’s “A Life’s Devotion: The Collection [...] by

John Beer on Science & Poetry at NPR July 10, 2013: Our pal John Beer is heard from over at NPR, where interviewer Adam Frank concerned himself with the meaningfulness of difficulty in relation to poetry and science. “Beer is author of the much [...] by

Elizabeth Bishop’s ‘One Art’ Scores a -2.50305521472 June 6, 2013: Turns out, in the literary death match between Sylvia Plath and Elizabeth Bishop, it’s Plath all the way! Or, that’s to say, Plath’s poem “Edge” (which scored a [...] by

Quasi-unintelligibility (Part 5) April 30, 2013: To repeat: Stevens’s “Man Carrying Thing” kicks off with a clear-cut statement about what a poem “must” do, i.e., “resist the intelligence / Almost successfully.” But the statement [...] by