We’re back, right on schedule, thanks to the foraging skills of associate editor Bruce Robbins, who found most of the authors who follow. We open with my “interview” ...On June 27, 2016 / By wpadmin
By JAMES LIVINGSTON James Livingston: You write about renunciation as an act in itself–not as abstention from the world but as a “creative” gesture that pleads for “intimacy.” ...On June 27, 2016 / By wpadmin
By BEN PARKER Review of Lee Konstantinou’s Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction (Harvard University Press, 2016). In his essay “Inauguration Day, January 2001,” Jonathan Franzen recounts attending a political ...On June 27, 2016 / By wpadmin
By GABRIELLE DaCOSTA Review of Jeremy Matthew Glick’s The Black Radical Tragic: Performance, Aesthetics, and the Unfinished Haitian Revolution (New York University Press, 2016) Jeremy Matthew Glick’s The Black Radical ...On June 27, 2016 / By wpadmin
By R.H. LOSSIN I am not going to attempt to justify sabotage on any moral ground. If the workers consider that sabotage is necessary, that in itself makes sabotage moral. ...On June 27, 2016 / By wpadmin
By PHILLIP R. POLEFRONE Almost a thousand people stand on Olympus Mons, the tallest volcano in our solar system, and watch as an ice asteroid leaves a gash in the ...On June 27, 2016 / By wpadmin
By COREY ROBIN Every week in synagogue, as we return the Torah to the ark, we sing a prayer that concludes, “Chadesh Yameynu K’Kedem.” The line has been ...On June 27, 2016 / By wpadmin
By MARGARET GRAY Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge on May 21, 2016 with “Justice for Farmworkers” banners, the 200 marchers caught a glimpse of the Statue of Liberty and her ...On June 27, 2016 / By wpadmin
By TAMMY KREMER Long before becoming an anti-Zionist artist, I remember running around the synagogue in my flower print dress as a young girl waving the Israeli flag; ...On June 27, 2016 / By wpadmin
By BRUCE ROBBINS I use the word “atrocity” to signify an act of cruelty judged to be extreme or outrageous because it is collective, unnecessary, and/or indiscriminate. John ...On June 27, 2016 / By wpadmin
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