Literature

An introduction to: The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual by General Editor John D. Morgenstern

In 1975, a contributor to the short-lived T. S. Eliot Review characterized the state of Eliot scholarship as an incomplete mosaic, with “the primary materials for research [. . .] either in jumbled disarray or missing entirely.” While a glut of memoirs flooded the literary marketplace, serious scholars lacked the “fundamental research tools” to fill … Continue reading

Literature

Readings in the Cantos – Five Minutes with Richard Parker

To celebrate the release of Readings in the Cantos, we caught up with Richard Parker to discuss changing perspectives on the Cantos and what we can learn from Pound's discarded works. Could you tell us a bit about The Cantos and why they have been so widely studied? The Cantos are one of modernism’s longest poems, begun in earnest around 1915 … Continue reading

Literature

Virginia Woolf and the World of Books

How did Virginia Woolf and the Hogarth Press contribute to modern day independent publishing? Nicola Wilson and Claire Battershill discuss the innovations and successes of the press alongside their new book Virginia Woolf and the World of Books.  Just over hundred years ago, in 1917, Leonard and Virginia Woolf began a publishing house from their dining-room table. Can … Continue reading