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Weldon Kees and the Postwar World

Literary
October 25, 2017 0
Weldon Kees belongs to the circle of American authors who left us early, in some cases by their own hand: Stephen Crane, Frank Norris, Hart Crane, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, David Foster [ Read Article ]

When a University Loses Its Soul

Academics
June 12, 2017 0
More than six decades ago, the sociologist C. Wright Mills warned of a “new universe of management and manipulation” that had entered American life, and that threatened to fundamentally alter its character and undermine its [ Read Article ]
Film

Chill the Classics, Woody

October 13, 2016 0
For some time, Woody Allen has been churning out a film a year. This year’s Irrational Man is his forty-seventh. For a long time, he has been mining the work of his betters, Bergman and [ Read Article ]