Ben Parker

Ben Parker received his PhD in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. His research focuses on novel theory, especially the work of Georg Lukács.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

The Past Is Useless

Not only in interviews but in the novels themselves, Knausgaard has proven his own best critic....


The Moments of Realism

That the Marxist critic Fredric Jameson's new book, "The Antinomies of Realism," should take up the 19th-century realist novelists will strike some as inevitable....

The Moments of Realism
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