Articles of Note

The humanities have a chronic morale problem. Is that because the field’s tenured professors are trapped in jobs they no longer want?  ... more »

New Books

"Postmodernism may be a historical fact, but it finds history itself a bore," says Terry Eagleton. "The past is simply a collection of styles to be recycled” ... more »

Essays & Opinions

“I shun father and mother and wife and brother when my genius calls me,” boasted Emerson, who was extremely dependent on his family  ... more »