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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.

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

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

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

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Raisa
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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.

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

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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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In a sick, sad world, it’s hard not to be suspicious of anything as wholesome as World Literature.

Issue 18 Good News

Social consciousness has become the new beauty.

Issue 33 Overtime
August 23, 2013

If we can’t agree that Ondaatje is a terrible writer, we may, in fact, have to go our separate ways.

Issue 9 Bad Money

Computer games are the latest cultural form to benefit from the collapse of the old categories of high- and lowbrow.

Issue 13 Machine Politics

At its inception, the movement was both inarticulate and surpassingly eloquent, in the way of a cry of pain.