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Excited passions: some thoughts on The Writer As Saint

IF EVER THERE was a writer revered as a saint-like figure, Amherst’s gothic 19th century poet Emily Dickinson is it. Gnomic, ethereal (possibly anorexic) and given to appearing without warning at doorways in front of startled visitors. Before she was … Continue reading

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Vale Hazel Rowley

Very sad on a personal level, that the great Australian biographer Hazel Rowley has died before her 60th birthday. Sad that anyone should die so relatively young. But sad too for Australia. We need people like Hazel. Her loss to … Continue reading

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