Poetry

Reflections, a favourite verse, and a new poem dedicated to one of the English language’s most renowned poets of the past century

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From a wild child to a talking mongoose: what to read this weekend

Sol Calero, ‘Interiores’, 2017, installation view, Dortmunder Kunstverein. Courtesy: Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund; photograph: Simon Vogel

From a biography of the Daily Mail to monuments to Karl Marx: what to read this weekend

Author and poet Susan Stewart's new book shows her abiding concern with lyric

From collecting apparitions to the contested legacy of black nationalism: what to read this weekend

Are we really modern? Why are artists suddenly interested in poetry? What to read this weekend

Hal Foster and Ben Lerner discuss criticism, poetry, painting and what it means to despise the thing you love most

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From the Spiritualist origins of Ghostbusters to an interview with Luc Sante: what to read this weekend

From the poetry of the late Geoffrey Hill to the new literary genre of the 'ultra-unreal': what to read this weekend

A weekend reading list on the UK vote to leave the European Union

From socially engaged poetry to matters of style: what to read this weekend

Carved ebony head from Late Egyptian coffin, c.750–525 BCE. Courtesy: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

The intertwining of life and death in poetry, art and nature