Articles of Note

Esperanto enthusiasts tend to be optimistic, forward-looking idealists. Except when the topic turns to the global dominance of English... more »

New Books

Cultural critics and English professors face the same problem: How to articulate a positive case for art and literature, and talk as if they actually matter... more »

Essays & Opinions

Edgar Allan Poe and his admirers. Baudelaire revered him, as did Tennyson, Hardy, and Yeats. Edmund Wilson thought him the finest critic America ever produced... more »