Alan Jacobs

Posts tagged “W. H. Auden”

For the Time Being

My critical edition of W. H. Auden’s long poem For the Time …

Posted May 22nd, 2013

City Meditations: 5

Tim Keller is right about the biblical account of the human story: …

Posted May 7th, 2013

Auden’s Birthday

Let us celebrate the birthday of W. H. Auden, that immensely gifted …

Posted February 21st, 2013

Copyright Woes

The frustrations of trying to share a 60 year-old Auden poem without breaking the law

Posted February 20th, 2013

The Bible as History and Now

Today the page proofs arrived from Princeton University Press for my critical …

Posted December 10th, 2012

On Assigning Books

I taught my first collegiate class in 1982, and when you’ve been …

Posted November 8th, 2012

“That Eye-on-the-Object Look”

I want to comment on this post of Rod’s. Annie Dillard tells …

Posted October 31st, 2012

Reading Still on the Rise

It’s an article of faith among many — perhaps especially those of a …

Posted October 23rd, 2012

Cassiodorus College: A Proposal

I think the world needs a quirky and extremely rich venture capitalist …

Posted October 19th, 2012