One of the masterpieces of Russian drama is done justice in a English version that successfully captures much of the wit and fluency of the original.
Columbia University Press
Klotsvog ends up being a fascinating literary failure. Good for academics, but bad for readers.
This memoir offers an invaluable, broad look at intellectual Russia before and after the revolutions of 1917.
Here, then, are two books that provide a fine literary introduction to one of the richest flowerings of poetry in European culture.
There was an entire “New York School” that the punks were inspired by and a part of, whether they always wanted to be or not.
Rapture is a worthwhile curio that grapples, entertainingly, with Modernism’s artistic, structural, and revolutionary quandaries.
Maybe finally we’re reaching the Natsume Sōseki moment in the English-speaking world.
Carrie J. Preston refuses to characterize these cultural exchanges in moralistic or narrowly political terms.
The publication of de Baecque and Herpe’s wonderful biography needs to be followed in the USA by a complete Éric Rohmer retrospective.
If you are interested in how the architecture within American movie houses shaped the cinema and vice-versa, this often brilliant tome is an instant classic.