Category Archives: Literature

A Question with No Answer

If you like Russian poetry, there’s this ongoing debate: Akhmatova or Tsevtaeva? Tsevtaeva, it seems, is always too fraught and too tragic, even for the Stalin-era Soviet Union. Even her name, which has the same root as tsvetyi (flowers), somehow

A Question with No Answer

If you like Russian poetry, there’s this ongoing debate: Akhmatova or Tsevtaeva? Tsevtaeva, it seems, is always too fraught and too tragic, even for the Stalin-era Soviet Union. Even her name, which has the same root as tsvetyi (flowers), somehow

Bengali in Platforms

After not picking up a book for what seemed like the whole summer, I find myself reading two books at once. God, I feel like such a comp lit major, but who doesn’t love a good twofer? I’m currently between

Bengali in Platforms

After not picking up a book for what seemed like the whole summer, I find myself reading two books at once. God, I feel like such a comp lit major, but who doesn’t love a good twofer? I’m currently between

The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

The connection between Morrissey and Oscar Wilde has been documented well enough that I won’t belabor the point here, save to say that now more than ever it has become relevant to the former’s growing legacy. The basis for the

The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

The connection between Morrissey and Oscar Wilde has been documented well enough that I won’t belabor the point here, save to say that now more than ever it has become relevant to the former’s growing legacy. The basis for the