Foreword Reviews

Books We've Reviewed from Wesleyan University Press

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Yusef Komunyakaa once wrote: “Don’t write what you know; write what you’re willing to discover.” This thought, coupled with Williams’s famous “No ideas but in... Read More

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The Couple

One senses a dimly lit bar and zealous English teacher sitting amid his flock, making Perseus and Andromeda, Mary Ure and Robert Shaw as familiar as Pamela and Tommy Lee, and... Read More

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While the very idea may seem alien to science fiction fans, there was a time when most people never even considered the possibility of life on other planets, much less what... Read More

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How does a dancer explore the terrain of dance history? How can the layperson understand the vastness of the dance history landscape? How does dance scholarship include both... Read More

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Pleasure Dome

A distinctive voice speaks throughout this generous offering of poems. A thousand people could cry out from the streets, but Komunyakaa’s voice would be the one heard. His... Read More