David Runciman is head of the department of politics and international studies at Cambridge University and host of the popular podcast Talking Politics. Danielle Charette […]
Tocqueville’s observations on raising girls in the United States come with a cruel volte-face.
Critics have been trying to rescue Emily Dickinson from her Amherst attic for a long time.
Robert Penn Warren’s descriptions of life along the Cumberland River or the struggles of Jacksonian America demonstrate an anti-elitist esteem for his subject matter. And yet the impulse to write also reveals a profound dissatisfaction—and a political challenge.