May/June 2016

What Is Education For?

Danielle Allen debates

Deborah Meier, Carlos Fraenkel, Debra Satz, Michel DeGraff, Jeffrey Aaron Snyder, Lelac Almagor, Rob Reich, Lucas Stanczyk, and Clint Smith.


 

Editors’ Note

Deborah Chasman and Joshua Cohen
 

Foundations

Perspective: On Stone Mountain
Christopher Petrella
 
Made in America: Reversal of Fortune
Claude S. Fischer
 

Context

Writing Human Rights
And Getting It Wrong
Alex de Waal
 

Fiction

The Siege
Shruti Swamy
 

Books & Ideas

Rights vs. Duties
Reclaiming Civic Balance
Samuel Moyn
 
Holy Wars
Did Secularism Invent Religion?
James G. Chappel
 
Paul Park's Hidden Worlds
John Crowley
 
 

On Poetry

"Discovery" Contest Winners

Ryan Fox, Carlie Hoffman, Gaia Mukomolova, and Miller Oberman
 

Wear Your Wig
Terrance Hayes's How To Be Drawn
Christopher Spaide
 
Elusive Particles
Rae Armantrout's Itself
Lisa K. Perdigao
 
 
Microreviews of Johannes Göransson's The Sugar Book, Arielle Greenberg's Slice, Andrea Baker's Each Thing Unblurred Is Broken, Tonya M. Foster's A Swarm of Bees in High Court, and Shane McCrae's The Animal Too Big to Kill
 

On Film

Pilgrim's Progress
Terrence Malick's Knight of Cups
Alan A. Stone
 

Poems

Fragments
Shūzō Takiguchi, translated by Yuki Tanaka and Mary Jo Bang
 
(          )
Brenda Hillman
 
A Disservice
John Ashbery
 
Poem of My Humiliation
Erika L. Sánchez
 
To Tell of Bodies Changed to Different Forms
Jorie Graham
 
Animal Love
Ricardo Pau-Llosa
 
 
 
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