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Gordon Massman: An Interview and Four Poems

Gordon Massman is the author, mostly recently, of the companion volumes Death and Love, both out from NYQ Books this year. His work has appeared in Antioch Review, Another Chicago Magazine, Georgia Review, Harvard Review, The Literary Review, and RATTLE, … Continue reading

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The Doors You Mark Are Your Own

[The following is an excerpt from the novel-in-progess by the same title. It originally appeared in Surreal South 2009.] *** The Doors You Mark Are Your Own by Aleksandr Tuvim (translated by Okla Elliott and Raul Clement) April 12 Katya … Continue reading

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Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre

Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre loom over twentieth-century thought. It is hard to imagine feminism, leftist politics, literature, philosophy, or queer studies in the twentieth century without these two giants. Their work has been the topic for hundreds of … Continue reading

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Existential Echoes: Toward a Genealogy of Ideas in Albert Camus’s “The Myth of Sisyphus”

  Existential Echoes: Toward a Genealogy of Ideas in Albert Camus’s “The Myth of Sisyphus” by Okla Elliott In the decades since their deaths, much has been made about the rivalry between Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, but it would … Continue reading

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Incomplete Thoughts on Wisconsin and Political Enthusiasm

Incomplete Thoughts on Wisconsin and Political Enthusiasm by Okla Elliott (with photos by Jenna Bowen) “In Kant’s philosophy of history, crisis or tension is necessary for human progress. He is pessimistic about individual success[es] but confident about mankind.” —Sidney Axinn, … Continue reading

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Sin’s Fatal Taint: the Felony Murder Rule and its Discontents

Sin’s Fatal Taint: the Felony Murder Rule and its Discontents by Okla Elliott We’ve all heard of outdated laws that remain on the books from earlier times — such as laws about how many pigs are allowed inside a house … Continue reading

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Sunday Poetry Series

A Hot Minute by Okla Elliott -for S.P. What a strange phrase. We’ll stop by the bar for a hot minute, you say, or: Talk with me for a hot minute. As if what I had to say was so … Continue reading

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