December 2, 2013

Why Teach Literature Now?

By Brian Michael Murphy

Last week, I attended a session called “Another University is Possible–Right?” at the annual meeting of the American Studies Association in Washington, D.C. Since then, I’ve been ruminating on how […]

July 22, 2012

The neo-canonicity of F. R. Leavis

By Andrew David King

My first ingestion of F. R. Leavis’s 1953 essay “The ‘Great Books’ and a Liberal Education” resulted in the British critic’s own volume being thrown across the room. What was […]