It operates as a refuge for a civilizing element in short supply in contemporary America: honest criticism
Notes & Comments
Yale president Peter Salovey takes a stand for free speech.
The complicated legacy of the anti-Nazi theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
How England's public school boys won the First World War.
by Gene Dattel
The story of cotton reveals that America's problematic history with race is just as much a northern problem as a southern one.
by Sarah Ruden
Considering the beauty of Augustine of Hippo's Confessions.
Letter from Kiev
A look at the depressing state of American foreign policy.
On the works of Gianlorenzo Bernini and Richard Crashaw.
by Karen Wilkin
On “Titian’s Danaë from the Capodimonte Museum, Naples,” at the National Gallery Washington, D.C.
by James Panero
On “State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now” at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art; “Ellen Letcher: Gaslight” at Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden Pocket Utopia; “Amy Feldman: High Sign” at Blackston; “Katherine Taylor: New Sculptures” at Skoto Gallery; and “Robert Otto Epstein: Sleeveless” at 99¢ Plus Gallery.
on Literary Criticism from Plato to Postmodernism: The Humanistic Alternative by James Seaton
on Berlin Now: The City After the Wall by Peter Schneider,Sophie Schlondorff
by Simon Heffer
on Operation Sea Lion: The Failed Nazi Invasion that Turned the Tide of War by Leo McKinstry
by Mario Naves
on Georges Braque & Others: The Selected Art Writings of Trevor Winkfield, 1990-2009 by Trevor Winkfield
by Micah Mattix
on Collected French Translations: Poetry by John Ashbery,Eugene Richie,Rosanne Wasserman
on One Hundred Letters from Hugh Trevor-Roper by Richard Davenport-Hines,Adam Sisman
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