Caleb Smith

Caleb Smith is professor of English at Yale University. He is the author of The Prison and the American Imagination (Yale University Press, 2009) and The Oracle and the Curse: A Poetics of Justice from the Revolution to the Civil War (Harvard University Press, 2013). His essays on contemporary culture have appeared in BOMB, Paper Monument, Yale Review, and Avidly.org. His homepage is http://calebsmith.commons.yale.edu/.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

American Death Cult: A Love Story

Reading Senator Tom Cotton's "Sacred Duty" against the grain, we can begin to come to terms with the erotics of American militarism....


Introducing “No Crisis”

In "No Crisis," we hope to show that the art of criticism is flourishing, rich with intellectual power and sustaining beauty, in hard times....


What’s Left to Say? Four Fitzgerald Scholars on Baz Luhrmann’s Gatsby
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