Verse in Adversity: Poetry & Modernity

The new issue of the St. Austin Review, hot off the press, is on the theme of “Verse in Adversity: Poetry & Modernity”. Subscribe today at www.staustinreview.org.

Highlights:

Veronica A. Arntz looks at “Modern Man in The Waste Land”.

Mitchell Kalpakgian admires “Movement in Frost’s Poetry: Stopping, Pausing, Rushing, and Traveling”.

David Craig differentiates between “Stealth’s Two Masters” in the writing of Catholic poetry.

Christopher Lux is “Following the Light” as he examines “a Poet’s journey back to the Church”.

Art Livingston surveys the poetry and paintings of “David Jones: The Wounded Soldier as Artist”.

Fr. Dwight Longenecker compares “Lewis and Eliot: Reluctant Allies”.

Donald De Marco discusses “The Modern Culture of Death in Poetry”.

Susan Treacy interviews composer Frank La Rocca about his new oratorio on St. Rita of Cascia.

Michael Hageböck and Kenneth Covington interview international bestselling author Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera about her novel, The Awakening of Miss Prim.

Ali Cavanagh pays “An Artist’s Tribute to Mother Angelica”.

Ken Clark offers an exposition of William Holman Hunt’s masterpiece The Triumph of the Innocents.

Kevin O’Brien moves between “The Darkling Plain and the Blasted Heath” in his examination of modernity’s desolation, loneliness and desire for love and meaning.

James Bemis continues his review of all-time great movies with an appraisal of Stagecoach.

Eric Jackson reviews Dreher on Dante.

David Craig reviews Marjorie Maddox’s latest volume of verse.

Hannah De Rocher reviews Michael Martin’s Meditations in Times of Wonder.

Stephen Mirarchi reviews new volumes of verse by Philip C. Kolin and Lisa Toth Salinas.

Marie Dudzik reviews Lucy Beckett’s novel, The Leaves are Falling, winner of the Aquinas Award for Fiction.

New poetry by Pavel Chichikov, Gene Fendt, Alan Frost and Philip C. Kolin.

Joseph Pearce
Joseph Pearce is a Catholic author and biographer who has written about subjects as various as GK Chesterton, economics, and Shakespeare. His latest book, Race with the Devil, chronicles his conversion from racial hatred to Catholicism. He is also the Director of the Center for Faith & Culture and Writer-in-Residence at Aquinas College in Nashville as well as the editor of St. Austin Review.

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