Denis Donoghue (1928–2021) was a literary critic and the Henry James Chair of English and American Letters at New York University. His books included Irish Essays (Cambridge), On Eloquence (Yale University Press), and Metaphor (Harvard).
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Books June 2017
A review of Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast by Megan Marshall.
Features April 2017
The function of criticism
On T. S. Eliot’s essay on the evaluation of literature.
Features April 2016
The Jacobean dramatist
On James Shapiro’s appraisals of Shakespeare.