Criticism

Scholarship, Criticism, and Reviews

      “Reviewing William Logan’s Poetry,” Lagniappe Apr 15, 07  “The Relevance of Philosophy,” Lagniappe Mar 14, 07 “Is Anybody Out There? Lagniappe, Mar 30, 07 “Poetry and Politics,”Lagniappe, Jan 17, 07 “Mr. Dilettante ands Ms. Perfunctory,”Lagniappe, Jan 3, 07 “Why Poetry?” Lagniappe, Dec 19, 06 “Last Echo: Poetry of Everette Maddox, Mobile Register Sunday Books, Mar 28, 2004 “Selected Poems of Yvor Winters,” Mobile Register Sunday Books, May4, 2001  “The Romance of Modern Classicism: Remarks on the Life and Work of John Finlay,”  Alabama Literary Review, Vol. 15, no. 2, Win 2001, pp.25-49 “The Hazards of Mortality: the Uncollected Poems of Yvor Winters,” Alabama Literary  Review, Vol. 14, no. 1, Spr 2000, pp.52-53 “In Light: John Finlay,” Mobile Register Sunday Books, June 6, 1999 “Superior Amusement: Wallace Stevens Collected Poetry and Prose,” Mobile Register  Sunday Books, July 19, 1998 “State of American Poetry,” Mobile Register Sunday Books, May 26, 1998 “Poetry’s Pleasure: Edgar Bowers and J.V. Cunningham,” Mobile Register Sunday  Books, March 26, 1998 “Heroic and Tragic Story,” Mobile Register Sunday Books, January 25, 1998 “Mind and Blood: An Introduction to the Poetry of John Finlay,” Hellas, Vol. 8, no. 2,  Fall/Win 1997, pp. 16-34 “Meaning in Context: Sir Fulke Greville’s Sonnet LXX,” English Literary Renaissance,  Vol. 16, no. 2, Spr 1986, pp. 360-372  “Charles Gullans’ Imperfect Correspondences,” The Southern Review, Spr 1980, pp.519-22