Articles of Note

Do Hansel and Gretel have inner lives? Not according to Phillip Pullman. "There is no psychology in a fairy tale," he insists — wrongly... more »

New Books

We read as detective-critics, uncovering meaning in the text. But that doesn’t have to be the case. Consider the limits of critique... more »

Essays & Opinions

Forty years ago, Laura Mulvey showed how Hollywood foisted a masculine point of view on audiences. Is the "male gaze" still relevant?... more »