Elizabeth Powers

Everything old—even the ‘morbidness’—is new again

The Children’s Hour

Everything old—even the ‘morbidness’—is new again

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By ELIZABETH POWERS

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Charlie Chaplin, Oona O’Neill in Hollywood (1944)

Laugh, Clown, Laugh

The very long life of cinema’s first superstar

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07 • By ELIZABETH POWERS

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Dinaw Mengestu

Moral Fiction

Three novelists and the challenge of engagement with the modern world.

Nov 18, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 10 • By ELIZABETH POWERS

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Sincerely, George Orwell

The correspondence of a ‘wintry conscience.’

Sep 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 04 • By ELIZABETH POWERS

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Constance and her son Cyril, 1889

Wife in Shadow

Oscar Wilde's marriage did not end happily.

Feb 18, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 22 • By ELIZABETH POWERS

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