Sep 10, 2014 by Peter Cohee |
Dr. Peter Cohee teaches Classics in the Boston area. Here he reviews essays of Michel de Montaigne.
Sep 09, 2014 by Joshua Daniel Phillips |
Dr. Joshua Daniel Phillips, author of 1,800 Miles: Striving to End Sexual Violence, One Step at a Time, distinguishes between Ayn Rand's Anthem and contemporary dystopian literature.
Sep 08, 2014 by Adam Kissel |
"Oswald’s concern—Wells’s, too—is that a fully unregulated marketplace of ideas, the open curriculum, if you will, has no telos."
Aug 29, 2014 by David Kaiser |
Author and historian David Kaiser reviews Stendhal's Le Rouge et le Noir.
Aug 27, 2014 by F.R. Duplantier |
Political author F.R. Duplantier reviews Evelyn Waugh's Scoop.
Aug 26, 2014 by Jackson Toby |
Jackson Toby, Professor of Sociology Emeritus at Rutgers University, writes on why he considers "The End of the Tether" to be the best—and perhaps most underappreciated—novella Joeseph Conrad ever wrote.
Aug 22, 2014 by Jim Hartley |
Jim Hartley, Professor of Economics at Mount Holyoke College, reflects on how Native Son is taught in contemporary classrooms.
Aug 20, 2014 by Mitchell Langbert |
NAS is calling upon readers to submit reflections on old books. Professor Mitchell Langbert discusses how Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics offers value for students that a modern text cannot provide.
Aug 11, 2014 by Duke Pesta |
In the Fall 2014 issue of Academic Questions, Duke Pesta, associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, writes on the limitations of postcolional criticism.
Jun 30, 2014 by NAS |
Members of the NAS staff share their summer reading lists and offer book recommendations.
Jun 19, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |
Ashley Thorne sees in today’s world elements from Huxley’s dystopia: birth control as environmentalism, world citizenship, slogans, indifference to “old things,” and abiding adolescence.
Jun 18, 2014 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |
We invite NAS readers to submit reflections on older books.
Jun 06, 2014 by NAS |
NAS announces the three winners of our contest on trigger warnings for classic books.
Jun 05, 2014 by NAS |
Today is the last chance to participate in NAS's contest for the best trigger warnings for classic books. Get your submissions in by midnight!
Jun 02, 2014 by NAS |
NAS is seeking submissions to its trigger warning contest. The top 3 will each receive a copy of NAS president Peter Wood's book, A Bee in the Mouth: Anger in America Now.