Category: The Literary Section
Bruce Andrews is a New York City-based (since 1975) Poet, literary theorist & retired Political Science professor (tilted to the Left — for 5 minutes of entertainment, google his stand-off with Bill O’Reilly as ‘Outrage of...Read More
Filomena goes next, with another story of another Jew, Melchisadech, who also must reckon with Christianity as both a moral problem and an intellectual prospect. Filomena frames it as a story within a story within a story,...Read More
Neifile goes next in The Decameron, Book/Novel 2. She tells the story of Abraham the Jew, a devout adherent of the faith, who, being a friend of Johannot de Chevigny, a fellow merchant, is constantly subject to...Read More
Now we’re in the thick of it, now we know God himself is on trial, because his representatives on earth are so cunning, lustful, stupid, and wise. These four “novels” compose a suite, a kind of story within a story–within...Read More
In Boccaccio’s Decameron, there were seven women and three men, self-quarantined in the time of plague, Florence, 1348. The women were Pampinea, elected queen by her peers because she was so decisive, insightful, and cheerful;...Read More
After ten years, capitalist realist ones or not, we know for certain only that capitalism persists, and that there are many of us out there still trying to understand and, if ever possible, overcome it.Read More
Installment 46 is our final car poem. Breaking with the tradition of this series, we will not provide an introduction for Sunayna Pal’s piece, but let it speak for itself. Thank you for reading and submitting. It’s...Read More
Installment 45 moves complexly between literal sites of commemoration, and the sociopolitical...Read More
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