Articles tagged with criticism

Tadhg Larabee

László Krasznahorkai’s latest novel reflects on the power of the surveillance state through the perspective of a librarian who wishes to lock up all books.

Samuel Clowes Huneke

The celebrated novelist treated the past seriously, depicting its psychological complexity and drawing out its present-day political implications.

John Crowley

In her new book, Danish poet Olga Ravn writes with open love, pity, and compassion for her strange yet familiar creations.

Stuart Schrader

Its illegitimacy goes far beyond the war on drugs.

Jack Parlett

Leo Bersani was a groundbreaking queer studies scholar who rejected the word “queer.” We can still learn from his contrarian sense of what made homosexuals unique.

Alexis Pauline Gumbs

Kemi Alabi’s Academy of American Poets First Book Award–winning Against Heaven answers generations of spiritual violence and threatened damnation with reclamation, repopulation, and a redefinition of heaven.

Raja Shehadeh

Remembering the Nakba is not optional.

Kieran Setiya

On the first English translation of Wittgenstein’s early private notebooks.

Peter Filkins

Her critical writings explore the interrelations of philosophy and poetry, politics and prose—all against the backdrop of a society remaking itself in the shadow of fascism.

Jackson Arn

No other artist more perfectly anticipated the banal strangeness of life in the twenty-first century.