Review: Capital of the World: A Portrait of New York City in the Roaring Twenties

Capital of the World: A Portrait of New York City in the Roaring Twenties by David Wallace My rating: 2 of 5 stars Capital of the World has an attention-grabbing subtitle - A Portrait of New York City in the Roaring Twenties. Sadly, the book does not really deliver what it promises: on balance, it … Continue reading Review: Capital of the World: A Portrait of New York City in the Roaring Twenties

An Update

So, last week I only posted a brief update about there being no post. The reason for the lack of anything of any substance was, as I noted, that I was getting ready for a flight. Now, with initial jet lag out of the way and with the last paperwork done, it's official. I've been … Continue reading An Update

Redrawing the New York-Comics Relationship

My name is Martin Lund. I hold a Ph.D. in Jewish studies from Lund University in Lund, Sweden. My thesis, Rethinking the Jewish–Comics Connection, was a study of configurations of identity in American mainstream comics by Jewish writers and a critical dialogue with the extant literature on the subject. I have published articles and reviews … Continue reading Redrawing the New York-Comics Relationship