John Matthias

Essays by this author

British Poetry at Y2K


John Matthias reports on the state of British Poetry and its criticism.

Working Progress, Working Title [Automystifstical Plaice]


graphics: Artists Rights Society; Performance for MIDI keyboard, pianola configurations, and click-track:G. Schirmer Rental; studio portrait of Hedy Lamarr: Roy George and Associates.

The Haunting of Benjamin Britten


John Matthias reflects on Humphrey Carpenter’s biography of 1992, in light of earlier work by Auden and recent findings.