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by Kyle Smith
On Spring Awakening at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Fool for Love at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, and Old Times at the American Airlines Theatre.
Notes & Comments
On the green movement's latest agenda.
Has the First Amendment completely disappeared from college campuses?
A review of The American Revolution: Writings from the Pamphlet Debate, edited by Gordon Wood.
Introduction to a selection from Euripides' "Medea," translated by Charles Martin
Letter from London
by Jeremy Black
What does the election of Jeremy Corbyn mean for both British and American politics?
Why do the humanities continue to lose students to STEM fields?
by Karen Wilkin
On “Class Distinctions: Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer” at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
On “Beauté Congo 1926–2015” at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris.
by James Panero
On “Painting Is Not Doomed To Repeat Itself” at Hollis Taggart Galleries; “Checkered History: The Grid in Art & Life” at Outpost Artists Resources; “Tempos: Selected Works by Elizabeth Gourlay, 2013–2015” at Fox Gallery NYC; “Diphthong” at the Shirley Fiterman Art Center; “Todd Bienvenu: Exile on Bogart Street” at Life on Mars; “Occo Socko!” at Stout Projects.
On "The Art of the Score," Verdi's Otello, Puccini's Turandot, and more.
by Stefan Beck
On Quicksand, by Steve Toltz; Paris Nocturne, by Patrick Modiano; The State We’re In, by Ann Beattie; and The Night Stages, by Jane Urquhart.
on Agents of Empire: Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean World by Noel Malcolm
on The Letters of T. S. Eliot: Volume 5: 1930-1931 by T. S. Eliot,Valerie Eliot,John Haffenden
on European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche by Frank M. Turner,Richard A. Lofthouse
On the complicated relationship between the writers.
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