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Peter E. Gordon

Peter E. Gordon is the Amabel B. James Professor of History at Harvard University and Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Philosophy. His most recent book is Migrants in the Profane: Critical Theory and the Question of Secularization (November 2020).


Among the most innovative poets of European modernism, he forged a new path for poetry after the terrors of the twentieth century.

Peter E. Gordon

A personal essay on family, death, and the healing power of music.

Peter E. Gordon

Why the left needs melancholy.

Peter E. Gordon