John Matthias

Essays by this author

Working Progress, Working Title [Automystifstical Plaice]


graphics: Artists Rights Society; Performance for MIDI keyboard, pianola configurations, and click-track:G. Schirmer Rental; studio portrait of Hedy Lamarr: Roy George and Associates.

The Haunting of Benjamin Britten


John Matthias reflects on Humphrey Carpenter’s biography of 1992, in light of earlier work by Auden and recent findings.

British Poetry at Y2K


John Matthias reports on the state of British Poetry and its criticism.