Allen Mendenhall

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Redeeming the Debauched Falstaff

Do not moralize---there is a little of Shakespeare's 'Fat Knight' in all of us.
Allen Mendenhall October 26, 2017

The Circuitous Path of Papa and Ezra

Ernest Hemingway and Ezra Pound’s friendship spanned continents—and ideologies.
Allen Mendenhall May 5, 2017

In Search of Fascism

It's become an all-purpose pejorative—but is not necessarily a creature of the counterrevolutionary right.
Allen Mendenhall June 30, 2016

South of the Right

The regional conservatism of John William Corrington
Allen Mendenhall October 15, 2015

Harold Bloom’s American Sublime

The famed critic's penultimate book personally exults in the New World's openness to the literary "daemon."
Allen Mendenhall May 28, 2015