Category: Essay

Shipwreck Is Everywhere

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Outlaw: George Eliot

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Cast Ashore: Minor Lives Among Minor Lives

Donald Davie Among the Zanies

Humboldt’s New World Landscape

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Thomas Hardy Goes to Town

Dickinson’s Nerves

About Lancelot Brown

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Yeats’s Poetics

Charlotte Brontë: Insurrection and Resurrection

Yehudi Menuhin: The Childhood of a Prodigy

Man of Action, Man of Letters

Lives and Misfortunes of Lorenzo Da Ponte

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Goddess or Witch? The Pale Queen’s Rise in Postwar British Literature

Discovering a Poet: Edward Taylor, His Religion and His Art

John Crowe Ransom’s Quarrel with Himself

Literary Awakenings

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César Aira’s Magical Surrealism

A Course in English Literature at the University of Buenos Aires: The Seventh Class

The Vagaries of the Literature of Doom

Howells and the Right American Stuff

Virginia Woolf—”Death Is the Enemy”

The Tale of Genji As a Modern Novel

Rilke: A Road to the Late Poetry

Getting a Life: Recent American Memoirs

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Don Quixote or the Art of Becoming

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What We Talk about When We Talk about Food

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