In Retrospect

February, 2008

A Theory of Everything—Norman Rush’s “Mating”

by | Feb-09-2008

The following essay by NBCC member Scott Esposito is the last of three posts in the In Retrospect series which look back at Rush’s 1991 ficion finalist,...read »

In Retrospect: On Mating & Memory

by admin | Feb-04-2008

The following essay on Norman Rush’s “Mating” by Swarthmore College history professor Tim Burke is the second of three posts in the In Retrospect series which...read »

January, 2008

In Retrospect: A Conversation with Norman Rush

by admin | Jan-31-2008

The following Q&A between NBCC member Scott Esposito and Norman Rush is the first of three posts in the In Retrospect series which will look back at Rush’s...read »

December, 2007

Steven G.  Kellman on Nabokov’s “Lectures on Literature”

by admin | Dec-20-2007

Last year’s NBCC Balakian award winner Steven G. Kellman offers this In Retrospect essay on 1980 NBCC finalist in criticism “Lectures on Literature” by...read »

Six Degrees (And Twenty-three Shades) of Sheed

by admin | Dec-07-2007

Wilfrid Sheed's name has been resurfacing recently. He was a frequent point of reference in James Wolcott's recent piece in The New Republic, Scott...read »

November, 2007

Remembering Stanley Elkin

by admin | Nov-27-2007

The following remembrance ofStanley Elkin from NBCC member Abby Frucht kicks off the In Retrospect series'look back at his (first) winning novel, George...read »

Joshua Ferris on “White Noise” (Part 1)

by admin | Nov-19-2007

The following essay by recent National Book Award finalist Joshua Ferriskicks off the In Retrospect Series look at Don Delillo's "White Noise," a...read »

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