Category: MLA 2014

Chapter & Verse: On poetry and kitsch

With the Modern Language Association's 2014 meeting now in full-swing, we're pleased to publish a second installment of Chapter & Verse today. This post draws from Daniel Tiffany's work discussing the idea and history of "kitsch" as it relates to poetry.  "Once upon a time, long before it had been reduced to a synonym for mediocrity in the arts,…

Our MLA 2014 virtual exhibit is open

Attention humanities scholars and lovers of literature: We're pleased to open the "doors" to our virtual exhibit in support of the 2014 annual meeting of the Modern Language Association. Simply click the banner below to enter and browse over 100 new, recent, and forthcoming books and our entire selection of academic journals. The books are…

Our MLA 2014 virtual exhibit is open

Attention humanities scholars and lovers of literature: We're pleased to open the "doors" to our virtual exhibit in support of the 2014 annual meeting of the Modern Language Association. Simply click the banner below to enter and browse over 100 new, recent, and forthcoming books and our entire selection of academic journals. The books are…

Chapter & Verse: On poetry and kitsch

With the Modern Language Association's 2014 meeting now in full-swing, we're pleased to publish a second installment of Chapter & Verse today. This post draws from Daniel Tiffany's work discussing the idea and history of "kitsch" as it relates to poetry.  "Once upon a time, long before it had been reduced to a synonym for mediocrity in the arts,…