Articles of Note

Poets write honestly about everything. Everything except money -- and their lack of it. What explains the taboo?... more »

New Books

Jane Austen's juvenilia. She was bawdy at 14, indulging in lewd intimations and poor taste, and hinting at the sharp irony to come... more »

Essays & Opinions

In defense of jargon. Words like "performativity," "problematize," and "normative" are alienating, but now is not the time to mock. It's time to double down on them... more »