Paul Franz


Paul Franz has contributed reviews and poems to The Nation, New York Review of Books, and London Review of Books, among others. He holds a PhD in British modernist literature from Yale University.

The Need for Mourning

from Theological Variations, Volume 25, Number 2

Surely among the proper responses to despair is something more like disdain, contempt, loathing, a refusal to stoop—in short, a refusal to surrender?

You Won’t Miss Them Till They’re Gone

from The Use and Abuse of History, Volume 24, Number 2

Does anyone still need advice on how not to think like a liberal?