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Micah Mattix
Micah Mattix is an assistant professor of literature at Houston Baptist University.
by | Oct 24, 2012

The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of Amnesia By Roger Kimball (St. Augustine’s Press, 347 pages,…

by | Aug 20, 2012

There is a difference between propaganda and political art. Both attempt to influence viewers or readers to take some sort…

by | Aug 13, 2012

Is art better than gold? Or is it fool’s gold?   We’re all lying Cretans. Robert Hughes, on the other hand,…

by | Jul 26, 2012

Following his defeat of Nicolas Sarkozy in May, President-Elect of France, François Hollande, reiterated his promise to raise the marginal…

by | Jul 25, 2012

Dana Gioia’s fourth book of poems is out–his first in eleven years. Gioia was head of the National Endowment of…

by | Jul 9, 2012

Last week, the word in the art and literary world was transgression. This week, it’s technology. Following the success of…

by | Jul 2, 2012

Art is transgressive, we’re told, but not all transgressions are equal. For example, write a book of poems called Babyf—er,…

by | Feb 27, 2012

What is it with poets and capitalism? The two, it seems, are like oil and water. At the end of…

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