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Black Men and the Choice of Masculinity
, 24 June 2019
An Interview with Thomas Chatterton Williams
, 5 February 2018
About: Franco Moretti (ed.), La littérature au laboratoire, Ithaque
How Can We Talk about Sexual Minorities?
, 29 June 2017
About: Marco Vidal, Fist, Zones.
The Importance of Being a Dog
, 16 March 2017
Do animals have a moral life in the same way as humans do? The philosopher...
The Legend of Céline
, 6 March 2017
A meticulous historical enquiry reveals the liberties taken by the author...
Mr. Bellow’s Planet
, 1 February 2016
Marking the centenary of Saul Bellow’s birth, two new books show why the...
The Tumults of the Twentieth Century
, 19 September 2014
An Interview with Antoine Compagnon
Philip Roth’s Counterlives
, 5 May 2014
Just one year after Philip Roth’s announcement that he was retiring from...
, 3 April 2014
Between literary and sociological experimentation, the publication of the...
Walter Benjamin, under the Sign of Saturn
, 20 March 2014
In a new biography, Howard Eiland and Michael W. Jennings recount the...
The Missing Play
, 10 March 2014
From Cervantes to Shakespeare, an Historian Investigates
Debates Across the Board
The editorial team
, 23 December 2013
A Christmas Selection
The “Ambiguities” of Irène Némirovsky
, 18 April 2013
After being readmitted to French literary heritage following the...
The Fascination for India
, 11 March 2013
Since the 18th century, India has been portrayed in contradictory ways....
The Suspension of Meaning
, 28 January 2013
An Interview with Jean Starobinski
The Power of Images
, 30 July 2012
How do images shape our worldview ? What do their study bring to our...
The Ephrussi Treasure
, 15 June 2012
Literature and history
Slander or the paradoxes of freedom of speech
, 24 November 2010
Two books devoted to slander during the Age of Enlightenment highlight the...
William T. Vollmann on Writing Poverty
, 27 February 2009
Who or what is responsible for your condition? The rich? Destiny? Yourself?...
The pragmatism of the James brothers
, 27 June 2008
What do Henry and William James have in common, besides being brothers ?...
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