David Stromberg is a writer, translator, and literary scholar based in Jerusalem. His essays have appeared in The American Scholar, Literary Matters, and Speculative Nonfiction. He has published fiction in Call Me Brackets, Atticus Review, and the UK’s Ambit, scholarly articles in Prooftexts, Journal of Narrative Theory, and The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, and translations in The New Yorker, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and Conjunctions. He is the author of four cartoon collections, including Baddies (2009), and two critical studies, including IDIOT LOVE and the Elements of Intimacy (2020). His edited collection of Isaac Bashevis Singer’s essays is forthcoming from Princeton University Press.
The Need to Talk: On Marguerite Duras’s “The Darkroom”
“The Darkroom” is a critique of aesthetics and politics, and a meditation on the end of the world....
A Nation Wrongs Itself: On American Pain and the Puritan Ethic
David Stromberg gets to the root of the puritan ethic....
Isaac Bashevis Singer: Writer and Critic
David Stromberg considers the long-neglected critical writings of Isaac Bashevis Singer....
Faith in Place: Isaac Bashevis Singer in Israel
Isaac Bashevis Singer visits Israel....
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