Day: December 11, 2006

Reviewing the Review: December 10 2006

Now this is an endpaper. Cynthia Ozick’s A Youthful Intoxication starts like this:

In my late teens and early 20’s I was a mystic. It was Blake and Shelly who induced these grand intoxications, and also Keats and Wordsworth and Coleridge.

Lost in the ecstasy of idealism, she wandered uncritically … Read the rest