Archive for August 14th, 2002

To the Reader Time will assuage. Time’s verses bury Margin and page In commentary, For gloss demands A gloss annexed Till busy hands Blot out the text, And all’s coherent. Search in this gloss No text inherent: The text was loss. The gain is gloss. –J.V. Cunningham

Aaron Haspel | Posted August 14, 2002 @ 12:12 PM | General

Christopher Hitchens has replied to the notorious “Comrade Hitchens!” letter with which Martin Amis ends Koba the Dread. I was no fan of Koba, but Hitchens is awfully slippery, essentially accusing Amis of lacking irony and humor and taking it too easy on the numerous enemies of human freedom that preceded Stalin, while failing to […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted August 14, 2002 @ 11:26 AM | General