Articles tagged with literature

Joel Christensen

Many revere Latin as the soul of Western civilization. But its beauty should not keep us from reckoning with its history.

Jonathan Beecher Field Got Shakespeare
Jonathan Beecher Field

When conservatives declare the death of the English major, they highlight the need for the critical thinking skills that English departments excel at teaching.

Toni Morrison Joy James
Joy James

A timely new documentary celebrates Morrison’s novels, but downplays the enduring power of her work as an editor and essayist.

John Crowley

Remembering Ray Bradbury (1920–2012)

Neel Mukherjee

An excerpt from Neel Mukherjee's forthcoming graphic novel. With art by Tom Uglow.

John Crowley Ted Chiang
John Crowley

Science fiction author Ted Chiang wrote the story for the Academy Award–winning film Arrival. Now his new collection of short stories gives us further glimpses of possible futures.

Webp Fiction
Boston Review

A radical revisioning of our creative writing programs.

Marta Figlerowicz Jozef Czapski
Marta Figlerowicz

From the bisexual demimonde of prewar Paris to investigating Soviet war crimes, Józef Czapski’s life encapsulates the extremes of twentieth-century Europe.

Crowley Gorey Irma Vep
John Crowley

The cult artist and author proves an evasive subject for biography, a fact that would surely have delighted him.