merve emre

How a Fictional Racist Plot Made the Headlines and Revealed an American Truth

Published: 4Jan2018

Excerpt from Merve Emre's new book, Paraliterary: The Making of Bad Readers in Postwar America. She is an assistant professor of English at McGill.

What would Rorschach tell you about you?

Published: 11Jul2017

“For me, what was really interesting is the way that these tests offer people a language of the self – a vocabulary or an idiom for talking about who they are and what they want, and what kinds of...

Bob Dylan Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

Published: 13Oct2016

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition". (NobelPrize.org)