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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.

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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.

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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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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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Forgive me for so crassly responding to your piece by finding myself in it. But somehow I feel invited to!

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They looked like some army of the damned, out to fight zombies—but in fact they were facing down their own police.

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

Issue 20 Survival

If this was not yet a movement, it was definitely a mood—antifree—and it was fighting a more difficult battle.