Phyllis Rose is the author of Parallel Lives and Jazz Cleopatra: Josephine Baker in Her Time and a contributing editor of the SCHOLAR. Her latest book is The Shelf: From LEQ to LES.
The music of my childhood was a language filled with endearments and rebukes, and frequent misunderstandings
by Phyllis Rose | Monday, June 08, 2015
by Phyllis Rose | Monday, April 14, 2014
A mystery exists at the heart of all literary biography: How does the mush of experience get turned into glittering artifact?
by Phyllis Rose | Thursday, September 05, 2013
Ralph Ellison wrote one great novel and then lived a life that is hard to admire
by Phyllis Rose | Thursday, March 01, 2007
My life as an English professor