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The freedom of the poet-dramatist to some degree had to be granted by his audience.

– Harold Bloom, “Preface: The Anxiety of Influence”


Artistic License and Censorship of the Independent Writer: An Epistle

Dear J.J. (or, she who shall not be named),

Allow me to convey my gratitude as both a fan and a corresponding legal target. I recently received the most flattering letter from your IP lawyers in which they allege that I committed a federal crime of TM infringement by mentioning your name in a blog post. 850 more words


Professor Brian D. Morrison Recommends "The Lice" by W.S. Merwin

In this week’s Recommended Reads post, professor Brian D. Morrison recommends The Lice by W. S. Merwin.

The Lice serves as a pinnacle of experimental lyric poetry. 827 more words

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