Progressing to Nowhere?

Progressing to Nowhere?

Progressivism: The Strange History of a Radical Idea by Bradley C. S. Watson. University of Notre Dame Press, 2020. Hardcover, 251 pages, $45. Reviewed by John C. Chalberg Just who were the original progressives of a century ago? They reached all the way from Social...
The Surprise of Order

The Surprise of Order

Beauty: What It Is and Why It Matters by John-Mark L. Miravalle. Sophia Institute Press, 2019. Paperback, 176 pages, $15. Reviewed by John Tuttle A plate garnished and well seasoned, a garden bed of blooming flora, the yawning archways of a grand cathedral, and the...
Ishmael’s Real Name Was Jonah

Ishmael’s Real Name Was Jonah

The Interpretive Key that Allows Us to See Melville’s Work as a Unified Whole By Will Hoyt Like any other card-carrying American I have long believed that Melville wrote only one great work. Moby-Dick is—unquestionably if improbably—the one American novel against...
The Unwritten Constitution

The Unwritten Constitution

A Constitution in Full: Recovering the Unwritten Foundation of American Liberty by Peter Augustine Lawler and Richard M. Reinsch II. University Press of Kansas, 2019. Hardcover, 216 pages, $29.95. Reviewed by Luke C. Sheahan C. S. Lewis famously warned that “the...
Stuck with Pound

Stuck with Pound

Cathay: A Critical Edition by Ezra Pound, Edited by Timothy Billings. Fordham University Press, 2019. Hardcover, 364 pages, $35. The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics, and Madness of Ezra Pound by Daniel Swift. Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2017, Hardcover, 320 pages, $27....

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