Loren Glass considers "From the Third Eye: The Evergreen Review Film Reader," edited by Ed Halter and Barney Rosset.
Cultural Diplomacy: An Interview with Christopher Merrill
An interview with the director of the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program.
A Lifetime in Poetry: Marvin Bell on Iowa and the “Dead Man” Poems
Marvin Bell, interviewed by Loren Glass, talks about the “Dead Man” poems and his career in Iowa.
Loren Glass surveys the many strengths of Lise Jaillant's "Cheap Modernism: Expanding Markets, Publishers’ Series and the Avant-Garde."
Tropic of Barney
Loren Glass on the autobiography of Barney Rosset, legendary publisher of Grove Press.
Does the Modern Library's creation of a “common reader” prove the role of marketing in canon formation?
The Mighty Mezz, Marijuana, and the Beat Generation
Mezz Mezzrow fostered a cannabis counterculture that got the Beat Generation writing.
Biography, rather than literary criticism, has become the dominant genre in the canonization of the Beats.
IN THE PREFACE TO THIS REMARKABLE memoir, Richard Seaver claims that he had never intended to publish it. And indeed he
Counter-Culture Colophon Part II: Grove Press in the 1960s
Image: Evergreen Review Issue No. 25, Courtesy of Barney Rosset, © Grove Press "YOU TREAT GROVE AS IF it was a real
Grove Cover image by Roy Kuhlman courtesy of Arden Riordan Part 1: The Fifties, from Beckett to Rechy ON