Acknowledgements

The University Bookman thanks the following for their contributions to this issue: Matthew Alderman, Katherine Eastland, John Lindsley, and Elise Matich (illustrators); Bridget Karl and Ben O’Connor (copy editors); Caitlin Justiniano and Philip Chalk (production &...

Books in Little

T. S. Eliot, by Craig Raine (Oxford University Press, 202 pp., 2006). “It has been a chief purpose of good poetry,” Russell Kirk wrote, “to reinterpret and vindicate the norms of human existence.” In his thorough reading of Eliot’s work, particularly his poetry, Raine...

The Truth about Roy Campbell

An excerpt from The Sword of Imagination: Memoirs of a Half-Century of Literary Conflict (Wm. B. Eerdmans; Grand Rapids, Mich.; 1995) Another of Kirk’s friends of the Fifties, the lyric poet Roy Campbell, by accident went over an Iberian cliff, though he had survived...
A Portrait of the Artist as an Exile: Dante Alighieri

A Portrait of the Artist as an Exile: Dante Alighieri

Dante: The Poet, The Political Thinker, The Man by Barbara Reynolds. Shoemaker & Hoard (Emeryville, Calif.), 466 pp., $35.00 cloth, 2006 Renowned not only as the greatestItalian poet but also as a signal influence upon all of Western literature, Dante Alighieri...
A University Lecture

A University Lecture

The Regensburg Lecture by James V. Schall, S.J. St. Augustine’s Press (South Bend, Ind.), 174 pp., $20 cloth, 2007 “The bravest act of our time is the act that insists, in a public university lecture, that what is unreasonable must defend itself in reason.” It should...

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