Langdon Hammer

Langdon Hammer is the Niel Gray, Jr. Professor of English at Yale University. He is the author of James Merrill: Life and Art and, with Stephen Yenser, co-editor of A Whole World: Letters from James Merrill.

Louise Glück

Poet of October
Langdon Hammer
October 23, 2023

Eliot Among the Ruins

The Waste Land remains prophetic, but what did it foretell?
Langdon Hammer
December 12, 2022

The Century

Farewell to a building—and a time
Langdon Hammer
January 19, 2022
Portrait of J. D. McClatchy

Still to Love

For J. D. McClatchy
Langdon Hammer
January 1, 2020