May 23, 2013

The Regression to the Primitive

By Amit Majmudar

  Northrop Frye, discussing the arc of Shakespeare’s plays, says something very profound about Shakespeare’s late “Romances,” like A Winter’s Tale and Pericles, Prince of Tyre.   …as a dramatist, […]

March 24, 2009

The Comic Imagination

By Cody Walker

On Saturday I moderated a panel on “The Comic Imagination” at New York’s Philoctetes Center. Panelists included Lewis Black, Jim Holt, Bruce McCall, and Tami Sagher. I’ll write more about […]