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Priest, Beast or Feast?

(Another couple of paragraphs found among last month’s notes.) Critics tend to the priestly; writers to the beastly. A happy few prefer the feastly, but many will, unchallenged, revert to stereotypes as though to membership of outmoded castes – one … Continue reading

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Paranoia and the Paraclete

(The Sin-Eater: A Breviary, Thomas Lynch (with photographs by Michael Lynch), Paraclete Press, 56pp, $22.99; All The Rooms of Uncle’s Head, Tony Williams, Nine Arches Press, unpaginated, £6.00. An edited version of this review appeared in Poetry Review’s Winter 2011 … Continue reading

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