Articles of Note

When Romanticism meets romance. From Flaubert onward, it’s clear that literature gives us the wrong idea about love... more »

New Books

The history of virility - Henry VIII’s codpiece, Louis XIV's dancing - was a lively topic. Then a team of French academics went to work... more »

Essays & Opinions

Contemporary poets speak only for themselves, while the poets of yore spoke for everyone. So goes one eternal critique of poetry − wrong, of course... more »