NEW POETRY BY GRAHAM FULTON

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GRAHAM FULTON‘s poems have been widely published in magazines, anthologies, online journals and newspapers in both Europe and the USA, including Ambit, The North, Edinburgh Review, Gutter, Poetry Book Society Anthology, Stand, Stride, Chapman, Raintown Review, Orbis,… Continue reading

FINDING BORGES: TWO COMPANIONS

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Editor Rebecca DeWald travelled to Argentina and took books of and about Argentine literature with her, a literature which is receiving more and more attention in English at the moment. In this thread,… Continue reading

JETZTZEIT ARCHIVE: GLASGOW WOMEN’S LIBRARY’S 21 REVOLUTIONS

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21 Revolutions: New Writing and Prints inspired by the Collection at Glasgow Women’s Library, edited by Adele Patrick (Glasgow: Freight Books, 2014) by Amy Bromley In his ‘Theses on the Philosophy of History,’… Continue reading

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: GLASGOW REVIEW OF BOOKS TO PUBLISH POETRY!

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We are very pleased to announce that the Glasgow Review of Books is now soliciting submissions of poetry for online publication! We welcome Samuel Tongue to our team as our new poetry editor.… Continue reading

AN ELIZABETHAN POETICS: William Scott’s “The Model of Poesy”

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William Scott The Model of Poesy ed. by Gavin Alexander (Cambridge University Press, 2013) by Matthew Blaiden “[R]ight poets,” says Sir Philip Sidney in The Defence of Poesy, “do merely make to imitate, and… Continue reading

CORPOREALITY IN THE CLASSROOM: A Review of L.O. Aranye Fradenburg’s “Staying Alive”; or, Put That in Your MOOC and Smoke It

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This piece continues a conversation between the Glasgow Review of Books and Punctum Books about the possibilities and problems for scholarship in the current intellectual, cultural and economic climate in both the US and UK,… Continue reading

EXTRA TIME: Capitalism, Football and the Aftershocks of Modernism in David Peace’s “Red or Dead”

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David Peace Red or Read (Faber and Faber, 2013) by Joe Kennedy A phrase echoed banefully through David Peace’s Red Riding tetralogy. “The North, where we do what we want!” condensed a negation of secular… Continue reading

MYTH AND METAPHYSICS: Hesiod’s “Theogony” and “Works and Days”, in a new translation by C. S. Morrissey

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Hesiod Theogony and Works and Days, translated by C. S. Morrissey (Talon Books, 2012) by Calum Gardner Our view of the ancient Greek religion is riddled with blind spots. We think we understand this… Continue reading

THE MOST ANONYMOUS AND ANGRY OF PROFESSIONS: Esther Allen and Susan Bernofsky’s In Translation: Translators on Their Work and What It Means

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Esther Allen and Susan Bernofsky (eds.), In Translation: Translators on Their Work and What it Means (Columbia University Press, 2013) by Rebecca DeWald When Dante and Virgil arrive at the ninth circle of… Continue reading

2013: Reads of the Year – Calum Rodger

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Nathan Hamilton (ed.) Dear World & Everyone In It: New Poetry in the UK (2013, Bloodaxe) It’s probably true that the UK poetry world is richer, more varied and more vital than ever, which is… Continue reading