Wednesday, October 22 2014
Alberto Manguel takes a thematic rather than linear approach to a history of reading, offering an entertaining and impassioned account of reading practices and readers' agency.
Wednesday, May 23 2007
As a discipline, it's a bit like a sandwich left out for an hour; you come back to it, and it's already stale.
Wednesday, April 25 2007
What galls Dr. Paglia is that the politics of leveling is compromising scholarship.
Thursday, March 29 2007
The controversial French philosopher's legacy has been tarnished by reductionist readings of his work, generated precisely by the tendencies of the mass media he sought to illuminate.