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Aug 222011
 
Fuse Book Review: Matinee Modernism — Celebrity and Academia Converge and It Isn't Pretty

What could have been a readable, informative, pleasurable book that would, much like Woody Allen’s recent film MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, enhance our experience of some of the modernist figures we adore wallows too often in brain-dead literary theory.

Apr 252011
 
Fuse Book Review — A Wilde Child Restored: Dorian Gray Uncensored

Editor Nicholas Frankel is right to argue that familiarity with Oscar Wilde’s original manuscript of The Picture of Dorian Gray deepens its vision, suggesting that the 1891 novel is a far less morally reassuring tale than readers have thought. The [...]