Stephen Burt

Stephen Burt is a poet and critic and a professor of English at Harvard.

The Completist
Sept. 9 2014 11:31 PMI Read 93 Books About Pop AlbumsHere’s what I learned.
May 23 2014 8:08 AMWhy Is Wolverine Doing All the Stuff I Already Did?Kitty Pryde has some notes on the new X-Men movie.
March 22 2012 1:15 PMPart Thoreau, Part PrincessHow The Hunger Games combines the wilderness survival tale with the Cinderella story—and subverts them both.
Feb. 1 2008 7:29 AMWinter BooksWhat Slate is reading this winter.
March 13 2007 7:20 AMDulles Access Road
April 19 2006 6:44 AMThe Paradox of HowlThe anti-establishment poem's debt to the established past.
Nov. 11 2003 11:49 AMPaper TrailThe true legacy of Marianne Moore, modernist monument.
The Completist
Sept. 9 2014 11:30 PMThe 30 Best 33 1/3 BooksFrom Aretha to Slint.
May 8 2014 2:17 PMShould You Go to Grad School?A choose-your-own-not-so-adventurous adventure.
May 2 2008 7:07 AMSpring Books in BriefWhat Slate's reading this spring.
June 27 2007 1:08 PMSarah's AntidoteIs the J.T. Leroy scandal what you think it is?
Book Blitz
Oct. 11 2006 11:03 AMSurprising PowersRichard Powers' scientific humanism.
May 27 2004 4:00 PMThe Poet of Dirty WordsHistory takes a second look at Philip Larkin.
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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.