Posts Tagged: NY Review of Books

The (Imagined) Woman Reader and Male Anxiety

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“The Contemporary Male Novelists fear the Female Reader is no longer willing to interpret rampant misogyny as searing self-portraits of mangled masculinity, but rather as just more misogyny and who needs it? Their livelihoods threatened, the CMNs are doing the utmost in their narratives to tell the imagined female reader that they are at least […]

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The Tree of Life, in Review

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The New York Review of Books’ look into Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life compares it to the prose of William James, discussing the film’s attempt at “embodying what cannot actually be embodied,” via question-posing dialogue and displays of varying scales of the world. It’s a review of Malick’s current film, in the context of […]

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