Articles of Note

Wicked baronets and disastrous marriages — the “sensation novels” of the 1860s updated Gothic elements for Victorian sensibilities... more »

New Books

The feminist history of the crossword puzzle. Some of the form’s early champions were women working for little to no pay... more »

Essays & Opinions

Dante was shaped by two deep longings – for Beatrice and for the city of Florence – that together fueled his poetry... more »