The New Criterion is probably more consistently worth reading than any other magazine in English.
Notes & Comments
On the "disinvitation" of commencement speakers, trigger warnings for classic literature, and privilege
A special message to our supporters
by Hadley Arkes
Analyzing the views of the distinguished legal scholar Richard Epstein.
by Donald Kagan
A lecture delivered by Donald Kagan after he received the second Edmund Burke Award for Service to Culture and Society.
A new biography of James Madison hopes to change the way we remember America's fourth President.
A look at what has caused the dearth of conservatives in higher education, and why we should be concerned.
Letter from Riga
Decoding the parallels between Fitzgerald's Gatsby and Hemingway's “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber.”
Reviews of Of Mice and Men, The Velocity of Autumn, The Cripple of Inishmaan.
by Karen Wilkin
On “Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937” at the Neue Galerie, New York.
On recent performances including Christoph von Dohnányi, Stephen Hough, the Metropolitan Opera, and more.
Reviews of Caribou , by Charles Wright; Directing Herbert White, by James Franco; The Road to Emmaus, by Spencer Reece; Roget’s Illusion, by Linda Bierds; and Broken Hierarchies: Poems, 1952–2012, by Geoffrey Hill, edited by Kenneth Haynes.
by Sarah Ruden
on The Oxford Anthology of Roman Literature by Peter E. Knox,J. C. McKeown
on A Prayer Journal by Flannery O'Connor,W. A. Sessions
by Samuel Hux
on Living on Fire: The Life of L. Brent Bozell Jr. by Daniel Kelly,Neal B. Freeman
on Allan Greenberg: Classical Architect by Allan Greenberg,Carolyne Roehm
Looking at the Prinzhorn Collection, a collection of artwork by psychotic patients.
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