Tag: Literature/Fiction

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| June 4, 2010

O’Connor investigated

Over at University Diaries, I am having a debate with Margaret Soltan about Flannery O’Connor. Come join the fun.

| May 20, 2010

admonitory image

Via Margaret Soltan the story of a Russian controversy: images from the fiction of Dostoevsky in the Moscow subway....

| February 2, 2010

Anna and Levin

Stephen Emms thinks Tolstoy blew the ending of Anna Karenina. If you haven’t read the book, you might want to...

| October 27, 2009

“minority cult”

That’s how Alison Flood in the Guardian characterizes Philip Roth’s thoughts about the future of the novel....

| June 4, 2009

creative writing

Louis Menand's long essay in the New Yorker on Mark McGurl's new book The Program Era is, typically, superb....

| May 22, 2009

the dyes from gas-tar

To John McWhorter's suggestion that we should start performing Shakespeare's plays in translation, D. H....

| May 14, 2009

the future of archives

At the Chronicle of Higher Education I read this: Leslie Morris is used to handling John Updike's personal effects....