Robert Cohen

Robert Cohen is the author of several novels, most recently Amateur Barbarians and Inspired Sleep, and a collection of stories, The Varieties of Romantic Experience. He teaches at Middlebury College.

  • January 2013: Refer Madness
    An essay that includes, in its entirety, Kafka’s “The Wish to Be a Red Indian,” as well as a persuasive argument against that wish.
    February 2010: Going to the Tigers
    Might some new style be necessary, one that’s neither “plain” nor “lyrical” but dissolves the line between all such easy polarities?
  • August 2007: The Untragic Death of Henry Gladfelter
    What makes a good name for a fictional character? An in-depth taxonomy, from Gradgrind to Wunderlick.
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