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Cover Story

The Decline of the English Department

How it happened and what could be done to reverse it

Cover Story

The Decline of the English Department

How it happened and what could be done to reverse it

ARTICLES

The Decline of the English Department

How it happened and what could be done to reverse it

Notes from the Earth

Running Yangtze rapids, following Afghan herdsmen, four-wheeling Australia’s Jack Hills—intimate contacts with natural landscapes

A Mindful Beauty

What poetry and applied mathematics have in common

Armchair Travelers

The Renaissance writers and humanists Petrarch and Boccaccio turned to geography to understand the works

Mother Country

A daughter examines a life played out in romantic defiance of bad fortune

The Decline of the English Department

How it happened and what could be done to reverse it

Notes from the Earth

Running Yangtze rapids, following Afghan herdsmen, four-wheeling Australia’s Jack Hills—intimate contacts with natural landscapes

A Mindful Beauty

What poetry and applied mathematics have in common

Armchair Travelers

The Renaissance writers and humanists Petrarch and Boccaccio turned to geography to understand the works

Mother Country

A daughter examines a life played out in romantic defiance of bad fortune

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DEPARTMENTS

editor's note

tuning up

Brush Up Your Berlin

And beware of kiss-me-I’m-poetical junk

poetry

anniversaries

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fiction

commonplace book

Book essay

Living on $500,000 a Year

What F. Scott Fitzgerald’s tax returns reveal about his life and times

book reviews

A Day in the Life

Reading Joyce’s Ulysses as a guide to urban living

Art in the Time of War

A prescient and courageous few safeguarded Italy’s patrimony

The Common Good

The case for a standardized curriculum for all American children

Film Release

A woman’s burdened life and transcendent photographs

Relativity and All That

Big Science bears down on Einstein’s equation

Watchers of the Skies

Heroes of British science, and the Romantic poets they inspired