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The Good of Dalkey's Catalog [Spring/Summer 2011 Preview]

Now that the University of Rochester’s mail services is back from break, I’m swimming in a sea of books, catalogs, and mailed in donations from our annual campaign. (Well, OK, maybe not swimming in a sea of donations, but thanks to all of you who did donate. And if you haven’t donated, you can by clicking ...

Viktor Shklovsky in Forward

It’s been out for a couple weeks, but Joshua Cohen’s overview of Viktor Shklovsky’s work in The Jewish Daily Forward is worth reading. Shklovsky was one of the founders of Russian Formalism, a very interesting literary movement that Cohen adequately summarizes: Decades before becoming a Stalinist camp ...