"The 'Pretty' Lost Generation in Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises" Explicator
76.2 (Apr.-June 2018): 75-77.
"The Setting of McCarthy's The Road." Explicator
67.1 (2008): 11-13.
His essays have appeared in ANQ, Explicator
, Hopkins Quarterly, Papers on Language and Literature, Persuasions, and the Yeats Eliot Review.
"Facing the Other: The Role of the 'White-Faced' Soldier in Walt Whitman's 'Reconciliation.'" Explicator
74 (2016), 192-195.
I wonder whether this, together with Mailer's portrayal of Sergius O'Shaugnessy, as Heather Braun says, as "an aloof ber-macho hipster" (226) is not a double dig: the first at O'Shaugnessy, and the second at American literature's most famous explicator
of bullfighting--just a thought.
Thomas Jefferson, for example, was personally acquainted with Dugald Stewart, Reid's best disciple and explicator
. Jefferson was converted by Stewart to the common sense philosophy of Reid and his school.
"Dickinson's I Taste a Liquor Never Brewed." The Explicator
47 (2): 30-1.
"Bierce's An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," Explicator
48 (1989): 37-38.
"Conrad's Heart of Darkness and Dante's Inferno." Explicator
Poet Jane Hirshfield, a passionate advocate and resourceful explicator
of poetry, evokes the "mysterious quickening [that] inhabits the depths of any good poem" in this brilliant collection.
"Wordsworth's Tintern Abbey." Explicator
52 (1993-94): 151-53
(3) "Donne's 'The Primrose,"' Explicator
, VII, Number 1 (October 1949), Item 4.