Articles of Note

Time to close the book on Ralph Waldo Emerson. Neither practical nor wise, and hardly original or consistent, he was, at best, an aphorist... more »

New Books

Intellectuals have spoken in the language of difference since the 1960s. Mark Greif recalls a time when commonality was in the air... more »

Essays & Opinions

The world of high criticism is endangered. Not by academic mandarins, but rather by Silicon Valley philistines. Sean Wilentz explains... more »