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Georges Bernanos's timeless novel "The Diary of a Country Priest" offers a meditation on poverty, suffering, and saintliness.
Two views on Richard Linklater's Boyhood, Part 2: Boyhood is a vapid, unreflective anti-story.
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Atoning for the sins of Christian writing through the grace of poetic form.
The uncomfortable Adult Swim cartoon is satire for an "improbable age."
In an “improbable age,” do we still understand the function of satire?
The logic of Southern manners and the benefits of social grace.
Do we see hate clearly or darkly through the internet?