2.2 Spring/Summer 2018

 

No One's Master

Lucy Biederman

. . . such a neat “solution” to the mystery of James’s deep genius does not square with my James—the hazy but ever-present character I have inadvertently invented as I read and reread him, who speaks not only through but from behind his works.

Taboo Foods of World War II: How Horses Found Their Way from the Range to the Plate

Clelly Johnson

. . . when bombs began to fall over Europe, many Americans were forced to see horses in a new way – as dinner. . . .  [M]any Americans objected to eating it, whether for religious reasons or because they felt distaste at the prospect of eating a cowboy’s companion.

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