Articles of Note

Propaganda art is crude, primitive, and inferior to real art. Except, of course, when it isn’t. Consider the career of Jacques-Louis David... more »

New Books

Accused of plagiarism, T.S. Eliot annotated The Waste Land with notes about his sources. To his dismay, that kickstarted the critical practice of allusion-hunting... more »

Essays & Opinions

Christopher Logue, a "Catholic atheist," found war to be the only god he could believe in. In the Iliad he found a stoic resignation to bloodshed. He made translating it his life's work... more »