Review: Muhammad Ali, by Ken Burns

( photo by Neil Leifer)

In Part III of The Sea And The Mirror, his remaking of The Tempest, W. H Auden has Caliban break every single literary wall. In form and function, it is a departure for the poet and Shakespeare reader, as he makes Shakespere’s self-taught slave address the audience, author, or anyone set in their ways in regards to race and art; doing so in the Whitmanesque prose cadences he leaned into years after he went to America and…



Robert Lashley

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