What do Women Want?

Context N°11 by Mary E. Papke “Great Great Grandmother Olga Janovitch drew like an angel. She painted brilliant, radical paintings, unpacking the space in a painted room from the center of the picture outward like a Persian miniature, deep yet Read on! →

Book Reviews

Context N°21 Shimon Ballas. Outcast. Trans. Ammiel Alcalay and Oz Shelach. City Lights Publishers, 2007. 308 pp. Paper: $13.95. In Outcast Shimon Ballas introduces an old man, a Jew born in Iraq who converted to Islam in the 1930s, reviewing Read on! →

Vol. VIII, #3 The Novelist as Critic

George Garrett, “‘Once More unto the Breach, Dear Friends, Once More': The Publishing Scene and American Literary Art” John Barth, “Postmodernism Revisited” Gilbert Sorrentino, “Writing and Writers: Disjecta Membra“ David Foster Wallace, “Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young” Claude Ollier, Read on! →

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Amalgamemnon (Pickup)

A woman about to lose her job as a professor of literature and history delivers a passionate, witty, and word-mad monologue in this inventive novel, which was called “brilliant” (The Listener), “dazzling” (The Guardian), “elegant, rueful and witty”… Read on! →

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In Transit

Set in an airport (“one of the rare places where twentieth-century design is happy with its own style”), In Transit is a textual labyrinth centering on a contemporary traveler. Waiting for a flight, Evelyn Hillary O’Rooley suffers from… Read on! →

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Amalgamemnon

A woman about to lose her job as a professor of literature and history delivers a passionate, witty, and word-mad monologue in this inventive novel, which was called “brilliant” (The Listener), “dazzling” (The Guardian), “elegant, rueful and witty”… Read on! →