V. Joshua Adams

V. Joshua Adams teaches literature and writing at the University of Louisville. He is a former editor of Chicago Review .

Reviews // 2 Articles

As Thoreau Says, Not As He Does: 'The Boatman' and 'Walden and Civil Disobedience' | 6 Oct 2017 // 4:30 AM

It is what Thoreau wrote about how to live -- not, mind you, the way he actually lived -- that makes him a significant cultural figure.

Allen Ginsberg: The Artist as Mensch | 13 Jun 2017 // 9:45 PM

The overwhelming impression from Ginsberg's interviews is his lack of ego. He comes across, again and again, as a fundamentally decent person.

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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