Category: Literary Studies

Stanley Fish: The Post-PC University

In a NYTimes online op-ed, Stanley Fish compares Cary Nelson’s forthcoming No University is an Island with another study of political correctness at universities. He offers high praise for Nelson’s… READ MORE

Happy Poem in Your Pocket Day!

TODAY Frank O’ Hara [1950] Oh! kangaroos, sequins, chocolate sodas! You really are beautiful! Pearls, harmonicas, jujubes, aspirins! all the stuff they’ve always talked about still makes a poem a… READ MORE

Ask Your Burning Questions About Brooklyn Poetry

@The New York Times: This week, Michael Tyrell, co-editor of “Broken Land: Poems of Brooklyn” (NYU Press, 2007), will be answering readers’ questions about the history of Brooklyn’s literary landscape,… READ MORE

Tales for Little Rebels on Book TV

Editors Philip Nel and Julia Mickenberg talk about their collection of Radical Children’s Literature at Bluestockings Bookstore in NYC – and luckily C-SPAN was there to tape it.