Robert Boyers

Not Now! Not Here!
March 24, 2011

In 1981, in an introduction to a book of stories by Stefan Zweig, John Fowles noted that “Zweig has suffered, since his death in 1942, a darker eclips

After the Revolution
December 15, 2010

What Ever Happened To Modernism? is at once a polemic and a rigorous exposition of certain aspects of modernist practice. Like other such works on thi

Thinking Small
July 22, 2010

In truth, Robert Walser does not know what he is after in these pieces, and it does not help much to be told by that they are “unambitious” and writte

April 12, 2010

Although Canetti was always a writer of huge ambition, and did not hesitate to speak of his own “inhumane” and “abhorrent” self-esteem, he displays in