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Issue 11 Dual Power

The division between empiricists and fantasists is clearest in politics. But it’s beginning to enter literature.

Issue 11 Dual Power

The ’60s were a decade of both mass protests and mass concerts, and this was more than a coincidence.

Issue 11 Dual Power
Egypt Notebook
Issue 11 Dual Power

Perhaps history will view this wave of Arab unrest as another stage in the slow crumbling of US empire.

Issue 11 Dual Power

The Battle of Wisconsin is only the latest front in this intra-class culture war.

Issue 11 Dual Power
Issue 11 Dual Power
Argentinidad
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In America, Practical Criticism came to be known as “close reading,” and later came to be known as New Criticism.

Issue 11 Dual Power
Issue 11 Dual Power
Issue 11 Dual Power
Issue 11 Dual Power

What if a certain neurotic investment is really the source of the best intellectual work?

Issue 11 Dual Power

Despite its resemblance to certain strands of modernism, Remainder is most interesting as an allegory of realism.

Issue 11 Dual Power

For ordinary consumers in the early ’90s, what going online felt like depended largely on what service provider you used.

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Issue 2 Happiness

A reading is like a bedside visit. The audience extends a giant moist hand and strokes the poor reader’s hair.

Issue 18 Good News

Hundreds of NSA staff left work one night as salaried employees and returned the next day as contractors.

Issue 12 Conversion Experience

The historical record grows long enough for us to ask: Has there ever been a truly successful, truly humanitarian humanitarian…

Issue 29 Bottoms Up

What happens within the precincts of the bourgeois academy stays there.

Issue 17 The Evil Issue

I suspect that the disillusionment of the editors is also common to many of the magazine’s readers.

March 18, 2014
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