Liberties - A Journal of Culture and Politics features new essays and poetry from some of the world's best writers and artists to inspire and impact the intellectual and creative lifeblood of our current culture and today's politics.
This spring issue of Liberties includes: Giles Kepel on the Murder of Samuel Paty; Ingrid Rowland's Long Live the Classics!; Vladimir Kara-Murza Surviving Putin's Poisons; Paul Starr on Reckoning with National Failure from Covid; Becca Rothfeld on Today's Sanctimony Literature; Enrique Krauze explores What is Latin America?; William Deresiewicz on Why Great Visual Art Forces Us to Think; Benjamin Moser on Rediscovering Frans Hals; David Nirenberg on What We Can Learn from Earlier Plagues; Agnes Callard's view of Romance without Love, Love without Romance; Mitchell Abidor looks back to "Social Media" in 1895 to Understand a Crowd's "Wisdom"; The Tallis Scholars' Peter Phillips on the Secrets of Josquin; David Thomson on Movies' Poetic Desire; Poetry from Henri Cole, Chaim Nachman Bialik, and Paul Muldoon; and, Leon Wieseltier (editor) asks "Where Are the Americans?" and Celeste Marcus (managing editor) writes for a Pluralistic Heart.
Author: Leon Wieseltier, Giles Kepel
Publisher: Liberties Journal
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 7.70h x 5.90w x 1.10d
About the Author
Leon Wieseltier is the editor of Liberties.
Celeste Marcus is the managing editor of Liberties
Gilles Kepel is the Middle East and Mediterranean Chair Professor at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris and the author most recently of Terror in France: the Rise of Jihad in the West
and Away from Chaos: The Middle-East and the Challenge to the West
. This essay was translated by Henry Randolph.
Ingrid Rowland is the author, among other books, of From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town
. She teaches at Notre Dame.
Vladimir Kara-Murza is a Russian opposition politician and writer. He chairs the Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom and serves as vice president at the Free Russia Foundation.
Paul Starr is a professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University, and the author, most recently, of Entrenchment: Wealth, Power and the Constitution of Democratic Societies
Henri Cole is an American poet. Blizzard
, his latest collection of poetry, was published last year.
Becca Rothfeld is a PhD candidate in philosophy at Harvard and a contributing editor at The Point
Enrique Krauze is a Mexican essayist, producer, and publisher. He is the author of many books and the founder of the magazine Letras Libres
. This essay was translated by Thomas Bunstead.
William Deresiewicz is the author of Excellent Sheep
and, most recently, The Death of the Artist
Benjamin Moser is the author, among other books, of Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector
and Sontag: Her Life and Work
Chaim Nachman Bialik was one of the giants of modern Hebrew poetry and one of the founders of modern Jewish culture. This translation is dedicated to Allan Nadler.
David Nirenberg is the Dean of the Divinity School of the University of Chicago.
Agnes Callard is a professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago.
Mitchell Abidor is a writer and translator, most recently of Victor Serge's Notebooks 1936-1947
Peter Phillips is a choral conductor, a musicologist, and the founder of The Tallis Scholars.
Paul Muldoon is an Irish poet. His most recent book is Frolic and Detour
David Thomson's new books A Light in the Darkness: A History of Movie Directors
and Disaster Mon Amour
will be published this year.