Essays Online

Winter 2001

Two essays on poetics and the erotic
"Speculations on the poetic" and "The Pleasures of Poetry" by the noted Australian writer Alison Croggon.

The W.B.Yeats International Summer School

The experience of attending the Yeats International Summer School in Sligo, Ireland, by poet Donald Levering.

My Chickens

A juxtaposition of loss on the global and the personal scale by regular columnist Joyce Wilson

Previous Issues

The Canadian Online Lit Scene
A thorough introduction to the thriving online Canadian literary scene, includes a comprehensive list of links to Canadian sites.
By Canadian writer and editor Michael Bryson.

Mastering the Master: Appropriations of Crisis Conversion in the Poems of 1862
A look at the poetry of Emily Dickinson. From the forthcoming book by Aliki Barnstone.


Universal Net-Meetings and Private Poetics: an Excursus into the Future of Cyber-Culture.
A response to the UN Dialogue Among Civilizations that wanders from the Theogony of Hesiod to the future of the net as a "Universal without the totality."
By Erminia Passannanti.