Gaston Bachelard’s 1958 classic The Poetics of Space offers a fresh way of thinking about our increasingly cloistered existences.
Chia-Chia Lin’s novel captures the bittersweet flavor of Asian-American dreams – those broken and realized alike.
Like most of her work, Gurinder Chadha’s Blinded by the Light parades as a paean to diversity and inclusion while reinforcing white supremacy.
Irony prevails when the person formerly in charge of the Empire’s security apparatus, which kidnapped and deported upwards of 2 million people under her reign, is now threatening to fire a bunch of bookworms and science enthusiasts for withholding grades.
The more Bong Joon-ho’s masterpiece is regarded, the more it seems to vanish in the spectacle of its acclaim.
Nikolai Gogol’s 1835 short story “Nevsky Prospect” opens with a paean to the vivacity of life on its titular street.
Ten years ago, we started Tropics of Meta. The world of 8,000-word essays about Detroit wartime housing would never be the same.
Social movements from Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter to #metoo have through their activism rejected the inheritances of the past and created new ways of understanding our contemporary world and acting in the present.