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Shane Rhodes On Beauty

Shane Rhodes On Beauty

Welcome back to “On Beauty,” a series of interviews with poets about their relations to beauty.  For an introduction to the project, see poets on beauty. This month I invited Shane Rhodes to think about beauty.  At a reading from his new poetry book, X, which interrogates documents outlining Canada’s “Indian Policy,” he mentioned that...
Oana Avasilichioaei: On Beauty

Oana Avasilichioaei: On Beauty

Welcome to On Beauty, a series of interviews with poets about their relationships to beauty.  For an introduction to the project, click here.  This month Oana Avasilichioaei shares her thoughts on beauty.  Avasilichioaei responds in essay form to the three questions I’ve been asking of each poet.  These questions appear at the end of her essay,...
Amanda Jernigan On Beauty

Amanda Jernigan On Beauty

Welcome to On Beauty, a series of interviews with poets about their relationships to beauty.  For an introduction to the project, click here.  This month Amanda Jernigan shares her thoughts on beauty.  I’ve asked Jernigan the same three questions I’ve asked of the other poets, and have as usual added a fourth question that addresses some aspect of...
A. F. Moritz on Beauty

A. F. Moritz on Beauty

Welcome to “On Beauty,” a series of interviews with contemporary poets about their relationships with beauty.  For a complete introduction to the project, see poets-on-beauty.   I’m delighted that this month A. F. Moritz has taken time to think about beauty.  I admire Moritz’s poetry for the way in which his intense intellectual engagement is animated by  a sense...
James Langer: On Beauty

James Langer: On Beauty

  Welcome to On Beauty, a series of interviews with contemporary poets about their relationships to beauty.  An introduction to the project can be found at Poets on Beauty.   The latest poet to tackle the subject is James Langer, whose responses, thick with allusions to poets, writers and theorists of various stripes, also take a personal tack,...
Sachiko Murakami on Beauty

Sachiko Murakami on Beauty

Welcome to “On Beauty,” a series of interviews with poets about their relationship to beauty. (For a complete introduction to the project, see ‘Poets on Beauty.’) I’m kicking off volume III of Lemon Hound with an interview with Sachiko Murakami, poet and editor, whose online interactive projects are experiments in collective authorship. I hope you enjoy...
Steven Price on Beauty

Steven Price on Beauty

Welcome to “On Beauty,” a series of interviews with poets about their relationship with beauty. For an introduction to the project, see Poets on Beauty. Earlier I posted interviews with Sonnet L’Abbé and Robyn Sarah (which can be found under “In Conversation”). In this, the final installment for volume II of Lemon Hound, I present Steven...
Robyn Sarah on Beauty

Robyn Sarah on Beauty

Welcome to the third installment of On Beauty, a series of interviews with poets about their relationship to beauty. For an introduction to the project, see  Poets On Beauty. The first interview, with Sonnet L’Abbé, can be found at L’Abbé On Beauty. Today I’m pleased to bring you the thoughts of Robyn Sarah, whose poetry I...
On Beauty: Sonnet L'Abbé

On Beauty: Sonnet L’Abbé

Welcome to On Beauty, a series of interviews with poets about their relationship to beauty. For a complete introduction to the project, see the Lemon Hound post published September 21, 2012: Poets On Beauty. The interviews begin here, in volume II of Lemon Hound, with Sonnet L’Abbé. L’Abbé has written two books of poetry, both published by M&S, and featured in Lemon Hound’s homepage...
Poets On Beauty

Poets On Beauty

“You are an artist, are you not, Mr. Dedalus? said the dean. The object of the artist is the creation of the beautiful. What the beautiful is is another question.”   –James Joyce, Ulysses The dean sounds very sure of himself:  the artist seeks beauty. But chances are he’d be a lot less sure these days. As...