The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Traveling Light” by Janne De Rijck.
“We all need to break away from this ‘mad, war-infested globe’ from time to time, and what better antidote than the poetry of Janne De Rijck? Her ‘inner globe’ is one of peace and serenity, with a wink to mythology. It sometimes reminds [ … ]
Here are two interviews with me, conducted by Ami Kaye for Pirene’s Fountain in 2009 and 2010, about online poetry editing and online poetry publishing. My thanks to Ami for allowing me to re-publish them at The Argotist Online:
The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “The Influence of Coleridge on Wordsworth” by Jeffrey Side
An examination of the ways in which aspects of Coleridge’s early writings and philosophical concerns permeate the poetry and poetic aesthetic of Wordsworth, especially in the composition of Wordsworth’s Preface to “The Lyrical Ballads”, of which Coleridge said, ‘It is [ … ]
A personal remembrance of Michelle Greenblatt by Jonathan Penton
Here’s a link to an online book of remembrance for Michelle Greenblatt, for any of you who want to leave a message there.
Michelle Greenblatt RIP:
Interviewees needed for conceptual poetry discussion for The Argotist Online
Would anyone be interested in taking part in a discussion on conceptual poetry for The Argotist Online?
Although the discussion is framed as a “critique” I would welcome people who are in support of conceptual poetry for the sake of balance. So far, five people have taken [ … ]
The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Carrier of the Seed” by Jeffrey Side
‘All the way through to the poem’s conclusion, with its implied continuation, the reader will have embarked down an extraordinary route of languages, registers and vocabularies, which function to arrest, surprise, disrupt, flow together, collide and cut across each other’s current like [ … ]
“Limited Poetic Meaning and the Wordsworthian Legacy”
This essay endeavours to show how the Modernist innovations in poetry in the early years of the twentieth century became marginalized as serious poetic techniques in favour of a more realist sort of poetic style that was largely influenced by the poetic aesthetic of William Wordsworth.
The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is Dying Swans by Jane Joritz-Nakagawa
Description: Dying Swans is a literary monograph which compares Sylvia Plath via her poetry, letters and diary entries with the main character of the 2010 Hollywood film Black Swan. What results is an exploration of femininity, gender stereotypes and the female psyche as depicted [ … ]
A critique of conceptual poetry: interviews with David Hadbawnik, Joseph Hutchison, Don Share, Andrew Peart and Bill Friend at The Argotist Online:
The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Where the Three Rivers Meet” by Aine MacAodha
“Where the Three Rivers Meet” is a collection of poems linguistically evocative of 17th century Irish Gaelic poetry, although written in English. The poems are rich with references and imagery that evoke the mythos of Ireland’s ancient history and Celtic traditions. [ … ]