January 1, 1962

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By George Steiner

Mr. Bentley commissioned a translation of Racine. He did not get one. Instead, he received a variation on the theme of Phèdre, a poetic analogue, often brilliant, but rarely concordant […]

January 1, 1962

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By Albert Bermel

George Steiner has borne down hard on Robert Lowell’s translation of Phaedra, and I must take issue with him. Mr. Steiner’s criticism submits “that [Robert Lowell’s Phaedra has an unsteady […]

October 1, 1961

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By Donald Sutherland

In your summer issue I find an article by Mr. Hilary Corke on Gertrude Stein which contains the observation that “Mr. Sutherland’s writing seems remarkably to combine the maxima of […]

October 1, 1961

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By Hilary Corke

It is a pity that Mr. Sutherland could not have paid more attention to my argument and less to my style. To all but his last paragraph I can only […]

April 1, 1961

Just an Impression

By James McCormick

There sat the diplomat-poet, as cool as water, and four scientists on the carpeted stage of the concert house, in front of the King of Sweden and 2000 guests of […]

April 1, 1961

The Museum

By Constantine FitzGibbon

In the high street of my county town, the county museum flanks the Church of St. Michael and All Angels. This church was much restored within—without, it was equipped with […]