Articles of Note

Emily Dickinson’s thoughts piled up on envelopes, chocolate wrappers, and bits of newspaper. Never in a rush, she was a scholar of passing time... more »

New Books

John Berger is a painter, writer, critic, former soldier, and “the kind of Marxist who would be instantly dismissed from any Marxist organization he joined”... more »

Essays & Opinions

Lithographs, stereoscopes, and paintings populated Baudelaire’s Paris. But he revolted against optics, threw off the tyranny of visual omniscience, and embraced shadow... more »