2 March, 2015
Sanders Bernstein counts the cost of Meghan Daum's crusade against sentimentality
Kanta Dihal enjoys an anthology of bad ideas
13 October, 2014
Gabriel Roberts challenges us to think about the humanities in terms of the amount and explicitness of disagreement which they can tolerate about matters of value.
19 June, 2014
31 March, 2014
Ian Reilly on the promise of researching, writing, and teaching contemporary humour and laughter.
Clare Bucknell explores the unsteady relationship of satire to itself in the English eighteenth century.
Joe Hone challenge's the status of the eighteenth century as the locus classicus of English literary satire.
Jane Austen has been endlessly re-imagined, but can any of the prequels, sequels, or updates do justice to her comic élan?
17 February, 2014
An essay by the Oxford-based poet Leo Mercer on how poetry can take to Twitter through the new form the poetweet.
24 June, 2013
Stephanie Yorke comes face to face with an advert that underwrites economic inequality with family values.