Sunday, April 27, 2008

End of the Hunt

"Without poets," Blake said, "there would never have been a Rising. Pearse and MacDonagh and Plunkett."

"True enough," Collins said. "It takes poets to stage an armed rebellion in the middle of a city with no lines of communication or retreat."

--The End of the Hunt by Thomas Flanagan

Thursday, April 03, 2008

Seeking the Center

We enjoyed reading The Fourth World of the Hopis, Harold Courlander's compilation of the Hopi epic story as preserved in their legends and traditions.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

About Archipelago

Archipelago is a project of it's editor, Jay Taber, to locate essential points of view among diverse literary perspectives on the humanities. If you have recommended additions, we'd love to hear from you. e-mail:

(Besides serving as a contributing editor of Fourth World Journal, Jay writes a regular column for Intercontinental Cry. You can listen to him speak about the Fourth World and the Fourth Estate here.)