by Simon Nyi

Ralph Fiennes’ Coriolanus

Insistently postmodern, Coriolanus is first and foremost a meta-film, a film about the way in which representation constitutes reality as much as it reflects it.

Stephen Greenblatt: Theory and the Public Intellectual

THE SWERVE is a sort of wish-fulfillment with which Greenblatt has gifted his readers.

Is Literary Theory Dead?

Whether we’re aware of it or not, theory taught us to read with incisive, thoroughgoing skepticism and reflexivity. It made us more rigorous, not less.