Langdon Hammer is the Niel Gray Jr. Professor of English at Yale. His most recent book is James Merrill: Life and Art.
 (September 2017)

IN THE REVIEW

Inside & Underneath Words

Susan Howe, Dublin, June 2015

Debths

by Susan Howe
The poet Susan Howe is probably best known today for a book published more than thirty years ago that is not by any conventional definition a work of poetry. My Emily Dickinson (1985) is a hybrid prose work including elements of literary criticism, cultural history, personal essay, lyric rhapsody, and …