Posts Tagged: romanticism

The Neoliberal Heart of the 90s Romcom


The personal is political, to the extent that politics itself can be effectively effaced with no detrimental effects. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Ottessa Moshfegh


Ottessa Moshfegh discusses her first full-length novel, Eileen, betrayal, self-aware narrators, and the catalytic properties of friendship. ...more

Romantic Poets and Scientists


“A good history of science unreels like the practice of science itself. It wends through a world of experiments until a new reality arises. But the more layered story of that journey is that science is not just a process but is the men and women performing it.”

From a review on Salon of The Age of Wonder, by Richard Holmes.