Rewriting the Book of Love
Erik Gray reviews "Love: A New Understanding of an Ancient Emotion" by Simon May....
PHILOSOPHY & CRITICAL THEORY
Erik Gray is professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, where he teaches courses on poetry and love, among other topics. He has written widely on British and European poetry, particularly of the nineteenth century. His most recent book is The Art of Love Poetry (2018), which considers the relation between poetry and love in the Western tradition.