Unequal Lives

If there’s one issue that has dominated the left in recent years, it’s our belated recognition of the explosion of economic inequality in the United States. Most of us were aware of its growth through the Clinton and Bush years, …

After Irony

Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction by Lee Konstantinou Harvard University Press, 2016, 384 pp. Affect and American Literature in the Age of Neoliberalism by Rachel Greenwald Smith Cambridge University Press, 2015, 194 pp.   In July 2015 the writer …

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