William T. Vollmann
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles

In 'Imperial' Vollmann Struggles to Understand the Salton Sea as He Would a Mark Rothko Painting
24 Nov 2013 // 8:30 PM

Here as in all his works, William T. Vollman sides with the poor and the marginalized, but he tries to remain fair to all he meets, even as he confesses his prejudice, or tolerance.


'The Dying Grass' Refuses to be Coralled
9 Aug 2015 // 8:05 PM

Like the unfenced West, William T. Vollmann's novel roams freely, evading control of the mechanical hand and conforming style.

William T. Vollmann's Words to Howl at Death
30 Jun 2014 // 8:05 PM

The success of the 32 restless, spectral stories in Last Stories and Other Stories depends upon whether Vollmann can sustain in-depth soul-searching.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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