holds a Ph.D. in English Literature from Indiana University, where he presently teaches composition and literature.
Our culture celebrates masculine gruffness and aggression. But what about masculine affection? In the poetry of Emily Dickinson, a devotee finds strength to love freely, and a new kind of masculinity.
Einstein and Darwin were some of our most poetic writers. But a bifurcation has taken place, a rupture in the disciplines. A literature professor celebrates the natural symbiosis of the world of facts and the creative word.