Articles of Note

The miserable academic job market and the re-emergence of little magazines are catalyzing  a cultural renaissance. Meet the new intellectuals... more »

New Books

After being tried for dissent, William Blake rededicated himself to esoteric engravings. He suffered among acid fumes and copper dust, which might have been what killed him... more »

Essays & Opinions

The time for rococo poetry of ruffles and dessert — of champions of liberalism like Marianne Moore — has waned. What we need now is Yeats... more »