François Hollande is just the country's latest fashion victim.
The Open Marriage of True Minds
July 09, 2014
Anne Hollander reviews Deidre Bair's Simone de Beauvoir: A Biography.
May 08, 2013
Jane’s a flapper. That is a quaint, old-fashioned term, but I hope you remember its meaning. As you can tell by her appellation, Jane is 19. She urgently denies that she is a member of the younger generation.
The Varieties of Artistic Experience
October 30, 2006
The Language of Forms: Lectures on Insular Manuscript Art By Meyer Schapiro (Pierpont Morgan Library) Romanesque Architectural Sculpture By Meyer Schapiro (University of Chicago Press) I. When Meyer Schapiro died ten years ago, at the age of ninety-one, he had a place in American intellectual life that was extraordinarily large and also rather mysterious. Quite a few of the people who mentioned his name with a quickening excitement, a catch in their voices, had probably not read a single one of the exacting essays about medieval art on which his scholarly reputation rested.
The Glittering Jumble
December 22, 2003
Anne Hollander reviews Virginia Postrel's The Substance of Style: How the Rise of Aesthetic Value is Remaking Commerce, Culture, and Consciousness.