Arts & Letters
Three decades later, Allan Bloom’s damning critique still relevant
It is a communal form of inquiry directed towards discovering universal truths.
It’s not a given that novelists are also great essayists, and so when it does happen it deserves to be celebrated.
David S. Brown, Paradise Lost: A Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Harvard University Press, 397 pp.
The genre’s founders married a criticism of corporations to the dreary aesthetic of rootlessness.
An inspired biography.
As with any town, Twin Peaks will have had to weather the passage of time. It will have decayed and aged. It will have been razed and paved over.
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