Chris Cappello
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“How long before our masquerade will end its noise of tamborines, laughter and shouting, and we shall find it was a solitary performance?” — Emerson […]

CAPPELLO: Major questions

I propose a defense of the sequence independent of the exhausted Arnoldian tack: Major English Poets as an introduction not only to the sequence’s inarguably influential and talented writers, but also to the homegrown critical tradition that has historically staked its claims on these poets’ body of work.

Pool: Songs From the Deep End

“I wanna be a part of it / New York, New York.”