His essays have appeared in ANQ, Explicator
, Hopkins Quarterly, Papers on Language and Literature, Persuasions, and the Yeats Eliot Review.
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
Bierce's An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," Explicator
48 (1989): 37-38.
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.
173 : 38; Thomas Rand, "Wordsworth's Tintern Abbey," Explicator
52 [1993-94]: 152); John 14:1-2 (Powell, "Wordsworth's Resurrections," 35); John 14:19 (Powell, "Wordsworth's Resurrections," 35); Romans 8 or 8:38-39 (Pedley, "'Cheerful Faith,'" 38; Rand, "Tintern Abbey," 152; Michael Vander Weele, "The Contest of Memory in 'Tintern Abbey,'" Nineteenth-Century Literature 50, no.
That this book presents him as a poor explicator
of his own ideas, who fails in his attempts to perform them because he possesses neither the ear nor the voice of a powerful writer is all too clearly in evidence throughout this tedious and unreadable book.
Magin Lasov Gregg, "Cultivating a Queen: Allusions to Ruth in Richard II," Explicator
of the political value of the disengaged individual" (21).
Sheryl Craig has published in Persuasions, The Explicator
, Jane Austen's Regency World, and on The Jane Austen Centre's and Chawton House Library's websites.
They display great subtlety and demonstrate Gros's gifts as a marvelous reader and explicator
of nuances and difficulties.
Gore Vidal was explicator
, dramatist, and even avatar of these American currents--which have no place in the dreary humorless social-democratic textbook history that bores our children and suffocates our discourse.