Articles of Note

Scholarly journals first appeared in 1665, and from the beginning they didn't pay authors, peer reviewers, or editors. Is the economic model coming undone?... more »

New Books

Romantics after Romanticism. Did the aesthetic movement have a political afterlife? Consider the French Revolution, National Socialism, and 1960s student rebels... more »

Essays & Opinions

Biography in the age of psychoanalysis. Some lives ? Freud's, for example ? resist neat explanation. Enter the ?bio-riff?... more »