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Essays by

Danielle Charette

 

Property Damage

This interview first appeared on Tocqueville21, a blog about twentieth-century democracy.  ● With the publication of Capital in the Twenty-First Century in 2013, Thomas Piketty […]

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Democracy’s Midlife Crisis

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 […]

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Freedom and Pleasure

Tocqueville’s observations on raising girls in the United States come with a cruel volte-face.

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The Belle of Amherst

Critics have been trying to rescue Emily Dickinson from her Amherst attic for a long time.

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Demagoguery and Poetry

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.

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