Christopher Ricks

Christopher Ricks teaches at Boston University in the Core Curriculum and the Editorial Institute and is a former president of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers. From 2004 to 2009 he was Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford. His recent books include True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound and Decisions and Revisions in T.S. Eliot.

A Successful Defiance

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A New Verse Translation

by Simon Armitage

March 20, 2008 issue

The Case of the Crooked Bookman

An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets (2d Edition)

by John Carter and Graham Pollard, edited by Nicolas Barker and John Collins

A Sequel to 'An Enquiry': The Forgeries of H. Buxton Forman and T.J. Wise Re-examined

by Nicolas Barker and John Collins

February 28, 1985 issue

Lost Allusions

Lost Allusions

The Realms of Gold

by Margaret Drabble


by Jerzy Kosinski

November 27, 1975 issue

Fathers and Children

The Conservationist

by Nadine Gordimer

The Little Hotel

by Christina Stead

The Surface of Earth

by Reynolds Price

June 26, 1975 issue



The Eye of the Storm

by Patrick White

April 4, 1974 issue


Modern Heroism

by Roger Sale

D.H. Lawrence

by Frank Kermode

January 24, 1974 issue

Beckett First and Last

The Lost Ones

by Samuel Beckett

More Pricks Than Kicks

by Samuel Beckett

The Shape of Chaos: An Interpretation of the Art of Samuel Beckett

by David H. Hesla

December 14, 1972 issue

Horror Show

Horror Show

A Clockwork Orange

directed by Stanley Kubrick

April 6, 1972 issue

Youth and Asia

Girl, 20

by Kingsley Amis

The Tiger's Daughter

by Bharati Mukherjee

March 9, 1972 issue

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