September 14, 2013

Genius and Unpredictability

By Amit Majmudar

We all know that which book or author “takes off” and which one doesn’t is, at least in part, a matter of chance. The process by which large numbers of […]

April 16, 2010

Make It New?

By Tamiko Beyer

Preeminent poetry critic Marjorie Perloff came to campus this week. The lecture I attended, “Unoriginal Genius: Poetry by Other Means in the New Century,” argued towards the idea of “genius” […]