Tag Archives: Romantic poets

The Magician’s Birthday: Rock’s Romantic Classic

1. The Magician’s Birthday Party The Magician’s Birthday by Uriah Heep deserves a place of honour in the tradition of mythic storytelling, not scorn for its “sword and sorcery” overtones. And anyway, the low-budget films and comic books that originated … Continue reading

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Poetics as Ecosystem: The End of Abstraction

Poetics as Ecosystem: The Edge Effect In discussion with Anne Champagne, an astute eco-feminist and longtime environmentalist, I raised the idea of punk music as a force that shook up the music industry in the late 1970s being analogous to … Continue reading

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