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Nathan A. Scott


Elizabeth Bishop: Poet Without Myth

For Michael HarperThe English critic John Bayley is, I believe, quite wrong when in his book, The Characters of Love, he says of Conrad: "He has no myth with a view to insight: he has scenes and he has people." But no more apt a formula could be devi [...]

A Sane Look At Literature

Literature against Itself: Literary Ideas in Modem Society. By Gerald Graff. Chicago. $15.00. In this brave and spirited book Professor Graff of Northwestern presents a very stringent assessment of those ways of talking about literature that have be [...]