Articles of Note

Once the redoubts of abstruse and jargon-heavy monographs, university presses are now the last great hope for serious nonfiction... more »

New Books

The editorial license of Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm. They stripped fairy tales of cruelty, licentiousness, rococo delirium, sophisticated comic irony... more »

Essays & Opinions

“The love song, whether from Shakespeare or his lessers, is to the currency of our feelings what the dollar bill is to our economy, the dining-room table to our family life – the necessary, inevitable thing.”... more »