Sunday, August 31, 2008

"The Modern Element" by Adam Kirsch

Adam Kirsch, regular reviewer in the New Republic has collected his pieces into a book:  The Modern Element: Essays on Contemporary Poetry (Norton, 2008) where he writes of (and off) Geoffrey Hill, James Merrill, Yvor Winters, Louise Glück, and Jorie Graham.  

Langdon Hammer reviews the essays as well as Kirsch's recent poems in Invasions (2008) in the New York Times (August 29, 2008).