Jacqueline Rose is a Codirector of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in London. Her new book, The Plague: Living Death in Our Times, was published in August. (September 2023)
Fascism Plucking the Strings
C.P. Taylor’s deeply disturbing play Good asks if an ordinary individual can be relied on to resist the blandishments of an evil regime.
a play by C.P. Taylor, directed by Dominic Cooke, at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London, October 5, 2022–January 7, 2023
May 11, 2023 issue
An Endless Seeing
Simone Weil’s political and moral vision always looked beyond her own earthly sphere of existence, which she held in more or less steady contempt.
The Subversive Simone Weil: A Life in Five Ideas
by Robert Zaretsky
January 13, 2022 issue
Song of My Self-Care
Jia Tolentino’s ‘Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion’
Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion
by Jia Tolentino
October 10, 2019 issue