Chicago Review

An international journal of literature, interviews, and reviews. For academic audiences.

Articles from Vol. 49, No. 1, Spring

On Lorine Niedecker
I once mistook Niedecker for a nature poet, drawn by her habit of linking the animate and inanimate. But she is much more active, producing startling shifts in perspective and scale by way of sudden identifications of seemingly unlike categories and...
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Wager as Essay
The word Versuch, attempt or essay...thought's utopian vision of hitting the bullseye is united with consciousness of its own fallibility and provisional character. --Theodor Adorno, "The Essay as Form" "I'm looking for The Great Utopia. Do you...
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