March 2, 2024

Muses and Amazons

By J. C. R.

We welcome Decision, the monthly ‘review of free culture” that was launched with a good deal of ceremony in January from New York. Its editor, some of its editorial advisors, […]

February 17, 2024

The Aesthetics of Music

By J. C. R.

In this issue Mr. W. H. Mellers, the very able English critic, discusses the difficulty of writing about music. As he sees it, the trouble is that music expresses emotional […]

February 17, 2024

The Younger Poets

By J. C. R.

The “Younger Poets,” as we should describe those who appear in this issue within the poetry section of that title, are the ones who have not yet published whole books […]

February 10, 2024

Ubiquitous Moralists

By J. C. R.

Few if any critics live who write better criticism than Mr. R. P. Blackmur; I mean subtler and deeper criticism, and sounder. He probes the poem with a keen instrument, […]

February 3, 2024

A Word about Naturalism

By P. B. R.

The Kenyon Review intends to pursue the discussion of Naturalism initiated in our last number by the papers of Messrs. Vivas and Wheelright and by W. C. Barrett’s review of […]

November 1, 2017

Editor’s Notes

By David H. Lynn

My special treat: returning to the stories, poems, and essays that will appear in an upcoming issue of this journal in order to write a new set of editor’s notes. […]