The New Compass: A Critical Review
Bailey has taught English literature at Rhodes
in South Africa,
and the University
She lives in Gloucestershire,
Barth is the
editor of The Selected Letters of Yvor Winters.
His selected Vietnam war poems, Deeply Dug In,
will be published in Fall 2003 by the University of New
Baxter is Professor of English at Dalhousie
where he teaches Renaissance literature. He has written a number of articles on
Shakespeare and a book on Shakespeareís Poetic Styles (1980), and he has
co-edited, with Patrick Atherton, Aristotleís Poetics, by George Whalley (1997). He was one of the editors of The Compass.
Cassity was born
in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1929. He earned his M.A. at Stanford University in 1952, served in the U.S. Army in the Caribbean from 1952 to 1954, then completed his studies
with an M.S. from Columbia University in 1956. He began his career in Africa at the Transvaal Provincial Library from 1958 to 1960, then served as librarian at Emory University in Atlanta from 1962 until his retirement in 1991. He has
written ten books of poetry, including most recently The Destructive
Element: New and Selected Poems and No Second Eden.
Harvey, who directs the Expository Writing program at Harvard
became a student of Christopher Drummond's in the mid-1970s and remains one. He
is writing a book on Edgar Bowers with the increasingly ironic title "What
Lansdown is a senior lecturer in English
He is editor of the Critical Review and Henry Jamesís The Bostonians
(2000), and author of Byronís Historical Dramas (1992) and The
Autonomy of Literature (2001).
Pinkerton studied at Stanford
and has taught literature at Stanford and the University
She now lives in Palo Alto,
She has published essays on modern poets, a scholarly book on Herman Melville,
and five collections of poems, most recently Taken in Faith. In 1999 she
won the Allen Tate Poetry Prize, from Sewanee Review.
Robinson was a pupil and friend of
F. R. Leavis and published a number of Leavis's essays in the periodical The Human World.
He spent most of his academic career at University
and after early retirement is now series editor for Edgeways Books (which is
always on the look-out for intelligent criticism). His principal publications
include Chaucer's Prosody, Chaucer and the English Tradition, The
Survival of English, The New Grammarians' Funeral, Prayers for
the New Babel, The Establishment of Modern English Prose, and The
English Prophets. He is currently working on two books, to be called Shakespeare's
Rhythmic Descent from Chaucer and The Possibility of the Tragic English
Shankman is Director of the Oregon
and Distinguished Professor in the College
and Sciences at the University
His recent books include The Siren and the Sage: Knowledge and Wisdom in
Ancient Greece and China (co-authored by Stephen Durrant)
and Early China/Ancient Greece: Thinking through Comparisons (co-edited
by Stephen Durrant). His book of poems is entitled Kindred
Verses. He has published poetic translations from the original Greek,
Latin, French, and Chinese poetry, some of which have appeared in The World
of Literature, an anthology (of which he is a co-editor) of world
literature with a global perspective.