Articles by Daniel Green
Julio Cortázar and Gabriel Garcia Marquez brought Latin American fiction to the attention of the world. Now a young crop of writers are trying to move beyond magical realism–a new anthology charts the diverse approaches.
Richard Poirier was one of the great bridge-builders–his sorely neglected classic A World Elsewhere drew upon the writing of Emerson but presciently anticipated the postmodernist ideas that would soon enter the mainstream.
Stanley Elkin’s fiction is marked by verbal wizardry and a searing comic vision; does a new biography do justice to his underappreciated artistry?
He’s the world’s most highly-regarded critic, and in How Fiction Works James Wood doesn’t stop at simply describing what’s in good novels but prescribes how they ought to be written. Daniel Green tells us how the fiction that James Wood really, really likes works.