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Returning to Form: New Poetry from Argentina

Returning to Form: New Poetry from Argentina
1 year ago

Returning to Form: New Poetry from Argentina

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IN ARTURO CARRERA’S 2001 anthology of contemporary poetry, Monstruos, the influential Argentine writer Alejandro Rubio stated that, “Lyric poetry is dead. Who has the time, with cable TV and FM …
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David Bowie’s Stardust Twilight
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David Bowie’s Stardust Twilight

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DAVID BOWIE, whose death on January 10 came as a shock to millions of his fans around the world, had a profound impact on generations of listeners. Beyond the appreciation …
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Awkward Aeronautics and the Metaphysics of Friction
1 year ago

Awkward Aeronautics and the Metaphysics of Friction

Spoiler alert, in a sense

In the newest installment of Star Wars, “The Force Awakens,” I was struck by a minor detail that recurred throughout the film: the awkward aeronautics …
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Empire of Solitude
1 year ago

Empire of Solitude

ONE ATTRIBUTE of this year’s presidential contest that has not gone unnoticed by the press is the apparent insouciance with which the candidates have gone about embellishing their records, denying the …
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