Chronicles Magazine September 2016

  • EDITORIALS

    Taking Care of Business

    Starting January 1, every abortion clinic in Illinois will be required to refer those who come seeking its services to one of the many nonprofit pregnancy-care centers in the state, established to help pregnant women understand that there are...

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  • Polemics & Exchanges

    Dupe or No

    Chronicles falls short of its usual high standards by giving so much space to “Faulkner in Japan: The ‘American Century’” in the August issue. As far as I can tell amidst all the unanchored theorizing, the author wants to make America’s greatest...

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  • Polemics & Exchanges

    Making Poetry Great Again

    Please let this note serve as a belated acknowledgement that Dr. Allen Frederick Stein’s poem “Ralph Waldo Emerson Meets John Brown,” which appeared in the January issue, served as an enlightening study tool for 65 of my students at Warren Hills...

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