Criticism

October, 2007

Led There By A Book Review

by admin | Oct-17-2007

I think the only reason I've been reading Anne Enright these past fews years is the fact that I stopped to read a review James Wood wrote of her book,...read »

September, 2007

The Edmund Wilson Metaphor of the Day

by admin | Sep-25-2007

REGULAR READERS of our blog have probably noticed that the name Edmund Wilson has come up several times in the previous installments of the Critical...read »

Roxana Robinson on Reading Lydia Davis

by Roxana Robinson | Sep-03-2007

I can't stand Lydia Davis, though, no, that's not quite it, it's that I can't stand Lydia Davis's work, though that's not quite it either, I can't stand...read »

August, 2007

A Brief History of the Short Story in America

by admin | Aug-27-2007

The development and rise of the American short story in the 19th century was the result of simple market forces. Because urban populations in America were...read »

July, 2007

The Times They Are A-Changin’ Back: Morris Dickstein on Our Cultural Memory

by admin | Jul-16-2007

From Morris Dickstein's NBCC finalist,"Gates of Eden: American Culture in the Sixties." "The recurrent flurries of nostalgia for the 1950s -- and the...read »

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