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Reclaiming the Moment

A review of Lavinia Greenlaw's 'The Built Moment' (Faber and Faber, 2019)

Alice Oswald tipped to become next Oxford Professor of Poetry

Although a woman has previously been elected, Oswald would be the first to actually take the position if elected.
Kate Tempest onstage with a microphone

Poetry in motion: the nature of lyrics

Should lyrics be given the same respect as poetry?
Original manuscript, showing a man in a red coat holding a bardiche, and a headless man on a horse.

Armitage’s Gawain: translating in wylde wayeȝ

"Translation is not without flaws – it cannot help but alter authorial voice, although the degree to which this takes place is certainly not consistent."

‘I have only ever tried to show you beauty’: Florence Welch’s...

Kate Haselden considers how the publication of Florence Welch's first book proves her affinity for beauty, and talent as an artist, extends beyond music into poetry

Pablo Neruda’s subtle patterns show us how to feel

The brilliant simplicity of the Chilean poet is his greatest strength

Angel Hill review – ‘It may be simple, but it isn’t...

Michael Longley’s Forward Prize short-listed collection is elegant and timeless, writes Barney Pite

The opening of a closed cultural world

One combative poem has a lot to reveal about the place of artists under Soviet rule, Charlie Baker writes

Grief pushes music to its conceptual limits

Mount Eerie's 'A Crow Looked at Me' may seem like an abstract experiment, but with its personal context it is deeply affecting
Rose on a book

Life Divided: Oxlove

Maxim Parr-Reid and James Lamming debate the vices and virtues of Oxford’s most amatory Facebook page
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