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THE BARK OF THE LANGUAGE FOREST: Peter Manson’s ‘English in Mallarmé’


Peter Manson English in Mallarmé (BLART Books, 2014) By Rebecca Varley–Winter In ‘The Music of Poetry’ (1942), T. S. Eliot writes of the “most obscure” French poet Stéphane Mallarmé: “the French sometimes say that… Continue reading

2013: Reads of the Year – Andrew Rubens


Walter Benjamin Baudelaire. Edited by Giorgio Agamben, Barbara Chitussi et Clemens-Carl Härle, with an introduction by Giorgio Agamben (La Fabrique, 2013) Giorgio Agamben stumbled upon Benjamin’s lost manuscripts in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France… Continue reading