David Bosworth

David Bosworth’s fiction, poetry, literary reviews, and essays on cultural change in America have been published in numerous journals. His novel, From My Father, Singing (1986), was a recipient of the Editors’ Book Award, and his collection of short fiction, The Death of Descartes (1981), was selected for the University of Pittsburgh Press’s Drue Heinz Literature Prize. He teaches in the University of Washington’s creative writing program and resides in Seattle.

Georgia Review Archive for David Bosworth

Hard Being Good: Reaganomics, Free Expression, and Federal Funding of the Arts

Killing the Covenant: The Savage Idolatry of the New World Order

The Cult of the Adolescent: Commercial Indoctrination and the Collapse of Civic Virtue

Echo and Narcissus: The Fearful Logic of Postmodern Thought

Idiot Savant: Henry Ford as Proto-Postmodern Man

The Cult of the Adolescent: Commercial Indoctrination and the Collapse of Civic Virtue

The Most Precious Square of Sense: In Praise of Shakespeare’s “Politics”

Two Sides of a Tortoise: Melville, Dickens, and the Eclipse of the West’s Moral Imagination

Conscientious Thinking: Fundamentalism, Nihilism, and the Problem of Value during the Demise of the Scientific Worldview

Saving the Appearances: John Ford’s Rescripting of the American Mythos

From Wariness to Wishfulness: Disney’s Emasculation of Pinocchio’s Conscience

The Pharmacy of Pain Dissuasion: America’s Addictive Faith in Psychoactive Drugs