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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Featured Blogger
    By Lisa Wells

    Many things have already been said on the subject of persona and poetry, but if you don’t mind, I’d like to say a few more.

    Creepy mask made out of a turnip.
  • Featured Blogger
    By Hai-Dang Phan

    My lover asks for a bedtime poem, and, as with anything she requests when we’re in bed, I’m more than willing to comply. This irregular ritual of ours offers an...

    Unmade bed with shaded window.
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At PBS Newshour, Alison Thoet visits The Keats Letters Project, an initiative bringing together 19th century English poet John Keats's letters to family and friends, written some 200 years ago,...

    John Keats
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    This week, New York Review of Books treats us to an excerpt from Fleur Jaeggy's just-published These Possible Lives, translated by Minna Zallman Proctor, and published by New Directions. The NYRB excerpt concerns...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Who are the "illustrious dead" buried in Rome's "Non-Catholic Cemetery"? The English poet John Keats, Beat poet Gregory Corso, and even the philosopher Antonio Gramsci. The BBC voyages to Rome...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Yesterday was the anniversary of John Keats's death, 195 years ago in 1821. At the Paris Review Michelle Stacey marks the occasion by writing about Keats's final years and the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Those right there are the kinds of instruments that John Keats encountered during his career in medicine. (Scary!) The young bard trained as a surgeon and was tasked with dressing...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At The American Reader, a feature called "This Day in Letters" presents September 23, 1818, as the day John Keats wrote to to his close friend, the English poet John...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    We had the weekend to digest Jeffrey C. Johnson's temperature-raising post from the Paris Review, all about John Keats and reflections on fever. And on dispelling the myth propagated by...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Hoa Nguyen

    This is my third meditation on a personal wheel of poetic influence, grouped by modalities. (See here for my first one; here is my second). What Are the Modalities of the...

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