A collection of reviews and critical writings from one of our foremost poets. Hofmann looks east to the writers of the other Europe and westwards to the American scene. Figures discussed include Frank O'Hara, Eugenio Montale, Seamus Heaney, Otto Dix, Wim Wenders, Paul Muldoon and Malcolm Lowry.

Behind the Lines: Pieces on Writing and Pictures 2002, Faber & Faber, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780571195237

Revised edition