Topic: “History Of Literature”
Books April 2019
Among the great & the good
Reconsiderations April 2019
Martin Green’s treasure hunt
Rereading Martin Green’s Children of the Sun.
Features April 2019
A review of Shakespeare’s Library: Unlocking the Greatest Mystery in Literature, by Stuart Kells.
Mar 06, 2019
A vintage study of drinking and writing
A review of Alcoholite at the Altar: The Writer and Addiction, The Writings of Roger Forseth, edited by Cassandra Csenscitz.
Reconsiderations February 2019
Sylvia & Michael on Sinister Street
On the novels of Compton Mackenzie.
Jan 18, 2019
Week in review
On Crusader culture, Jasper Johns, another Amazon takeover & more.
Notebook January 2019
Making book in Russia
On the subject of gambling in canonical Russian literature.
Dec 19, 2018
The man who made Romanticism
On the composer, writer, and artist E. T. A. Hoffmann.
Features October 2018
How to read Kafka: part I
The first in a two-part series on the writer who transformed our view of modern rationalism.