Book Review: A Report on the Afterlife of Culture by Stephen Henighan

First appeared in The Globe and Mail Dr. Johnson defined the essay as “an irregular, indigested piece, not a regular and orderly performance.” By this count there is no doubt that what Stephen Henighan presents in A Report on the Afterlife of Culture are indeed … Continue readingBook Review: A Report on the Afterlife of Culture by Stephen Henighan

Book Review: Geoffrey Hill’s Collected Critical Writings

First appeared in the Critical Flame Reading Geoffrey Hill’s Collected Critical Writings feels a lot like what it might to step into a graduate seminar in 19th century poetry without having taken the prerequisite courses, or completed the required reading. It will not be immediately … Continue readingBook Review: Geoffrey Hill’s Collected Critical Writings