Thomas Karshan is writing a book entitled Undelivered Letters: The Life of the Message in Modern Literature. He is the editor of On Essays: Montaigne to the Present (Oxford, 2020) and the author of Vladimir Nabokov and the Art of Play (Oxford, 2011). He recently served as president of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society. He teaches at the University of East Anglia.
These Swift Couriers: Postal Democracy and American Literature
On the promises and perils of postal democracy, from Walt Whitman to Louis DeJoy....