Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “French”

Found In Translation

What Jhumpa Lahiri learned about herself through learning Italian

Posted December 1st, 2015

Le Misérable

Hélas, Ta-Nehisi Coates spends his summer becoming a soixante-huitard

Posted September 2nd, 2014

TNC’s French Summer

Ta-Nehisi Coates is spending the next seven weeks away from his blog …

Posted June 23rd, 2014

Why Do Some Languages Sound More Beautiful?

Bernd Brunner, a native German speaker, is unhappy that so many people …

Posted March 11th, 2014

Why Learn French?

Linguist John McWhorter doesn’t see the point of studying French anymore. There …

Posted February 3rd, 2014

To Fall In Love With Another Language

A lovely meditation by Ta-Nehisi Coates on studying French abroad as a …

Posted May 23rd, 2013

Losing Your Language

Today in the grocery store I ran into Madame L., a French …

Posted December 1st, 2012

The Language Instinct

From Robert Lane Greene’s “Five Books” interview on The Browser: On to …

Posted July 10th, 2012