Theory & Criticism
Edouard Roditi's critical study of Oscar Wilde, originally published in 1947 in New Directions' Makers of Modern Literature Series, was a...
An illuminating history of the banjo, revealing its origins at the crossroads of slavery, religion and music
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The professional and personal lives of the pioneers of an enduring magazine.