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The New Criterion

'Chekhov's Enlightenment'

Francis Levy | Posted 03.13.2013 | Books
Francis Levy

Rather than Enlightenment figures like Locke, you might say that Chekhov had more in common with Edmund Burke to the extent that his skepticism and anti-millenarianism were rooted in the doctor's understanding of the complexity of pathology.

Hilton Kramer, Modernist Critic, Dies At 84

The New York Times | WILLIAM GRIMES | Posted 05.27.2012 | Arts

Hilton Kramer, whose clear, incisive style and combative temperament made him one of the most influential critics of his era, both at The New York Tim...