A Fair-Minded Polemic

LeoStrauss and the Conservative Movement in America: A Critical Appraisal by Paul Edward Gottfried. Cambridge, 2013. Paperback, 194 pages, $27. Every year brings a new crop of books about Leo Strauss. The New York Times last year reviewed two, Laurence Lampert’s The...

Liberal Impartiality

The Burke-Paine Controversy: Texts and Criticism, edited by Ray B. Browne. Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1963. 230 pp. The famous controversy between Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine was really not a controversy at all. Burke published his Reflections on the...

Call for Proposals

Our friend and Bookman contributor Lee Trepanier writes to us about a new series he is launching for Lexington Books: Lexington Books is pleased to announce the launch of the following new book series: Politics, Literature, and Film. We are actively seeking proposals...
It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s J. Alfred Prufrock!

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s J. Alfred Prufrock!

A conversation with Julian PetersJulian Peters is in the process of creating a comic book adaptation of T. S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” He graciously agreed to an interview with poetry critic and comic book aficionado, Micah Mattix, to discuss the...

A Dark Prospect

The Future of Literature, by Arther S. Trace Jr. New York: Phaedra Publishers, Inc., 1972.Arther Trace has written an aggressive little book. He is provoked with his peers in the literary community, and he has advanced a number of explanations for his wrath. In both...

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