Tag Archives: Robert Lowell

The 50 Year Argument: Film Profiles of Great Minds

I have watched (and re-watched, and re-watched) Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi’s filmed love letter to the New York Review of Books, celebrating its 50th anniversary last year: The Fifty Year Argument (2014). This documentary is a smorgasbord of intellectual, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Poetry: Lowell’s “Home After Three Months Away”

  “Home After Three Months Away” Gone now the baby’s nurse, a lioness who ruled the roost and made the Mother cry. She used to tie gobbets of porkrind in bowknots of gauze– three months they hung like soggy toast … Continue reading

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