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Ezra Pound & The Bughouse February 20, 2017: The Guardian takes a look at Daniel Swift’s new book about Ezra Pound and his years spent unraveling during and after the Second World War. In The Bughouse, Swift examines the United [...] by

Canadian Professor Discovers Footage of Marcel Proust! February 17, 2017: Did you hear that Marcel Proust exists in video now? At The Guardian, Kim Willshire tells us of Canadian professor Jean-Pierre Sirois-Trahan, whose believes a film he discovered at Centre National du [...] by

Filmmaker Ebrahim Golestan Discusses Poet Forough Farrokhzad February 13, 2017: Iranian filmmaker Ebrahim Golestan tells the Guardian about his romantic connection with poet Forough Farrokhzad. Known as one of the most significant voices in contemporary Iranian poetry, [...] by

The Battle Over Burns January 26, 2017: The Guardian reports on the U.K.’s Burns Night supper tradition, an event with verse, food, wine, kilts—all to celebrate the birth of Scotland’s literary celeb, Robert Burns. Although [...] by

Young Women Rock the Guardian November 28, 2016: From the inaugural Feminist Writers Festival in Melbourne to the stages of YouTube, an emerging genre of feminist poets are disrupting the discourse about their gender. Indian-Canadian poet Rupi [...] by

Not All Is Lost: Guardian Profiles the Last Poets November 28, 2016: While conducting research for her new book about the Last Poets, Christine Otten delved into the stories of every member: their rise and fall alongside their music. The Guardian published [...] by

The Guardian Anticipates The Dreamed Ones November 18, 2016: The Guardian’s Philip Oltermann looks at Ruth Beckermann’s The Dreamed Ones, a film that (as we mentioned in March, when we first learned of it) takes the “meeting of minds between [...] by

Anne Carson Is Perfectly at Home Underwater October 31, 2016: In the Guardian’s “Meet the Author” section, Kate Kellaway interviews poet, essayist, and classicist Anne Carson. Although she initially preferred drawing, she has become a revered [...] by

The Guardian Features UDP Anthology of Poetry in the Siege of Leningrad October 21, 2016: As part of the Guardian’s Translation Tuesdays by Asymptote, “Poems written during the Siege of Leningrad” excerpts from a “groundbreaking” anthology of Leningrad Siege [...] by

New Law May Clear Oscar Wilde’s Criminal Record October 21, 2016: Britain’s Ministry of Justice is considering a new law that would clear the records of deceased gay and bisexual men convicted of criminal offenses that are no longer illegal. While none of [...] by