An essay laying out my understanding of the character of postmodernity.
An abridged version of my essay linked below, leaving out the bits on my influence on Tik Tok and Harry Potter fanfiction, though preserving my digressions on Fiume and translation qua corpse ventriloquy
A short poem
An essay on my experience of translating Gabriele D’Annunzio
An essay broaching the mystery of the Roger Scruton Café
Three verse-translations of poems by Gabriele D’Annunzio
- Translations of “Um Strome” and “Im April” by Johann Mayrhofer and Emanuel Geibel, New English Review
Two verse-translations of poems by 19th century German Romantics
- “Olivia Wilde’s New Movie Takes Aim at Jordan Peterson — And Destroys Itself: It’s Stepford Wives gone Wilde,” The American Spectator
Review of Don’t Worry Darling (2022).
Review of Jordan Peele’s Nope (2022).
Review of Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis.”
“L’inganno,” “Sopra un “Erotik,” “La buona voce,” “Esortazione.”
Review of Kenneth Branagh’s latest Poirot adaptation.
Review of Ridley Scott’s House of Gucci (2021)
A short essay rebutting the notion that artists ought to focus on things like ‘winning the culture war’/treat beauty as a means instead of a proper end
A short story about a young composer working on a new piece of music during a New Year’s weekend
A review of Scott Brignac’s feature length debut, “Playing God”