Katie Fitzpatrick is a writer, editor, and university lecturer based in Vancouver, Canada. She has a PhD in English from Brown University, and serves as a humanities editor for the LA Review of Books. During the 2018/2019 academic year, she will be teaching first-year reading and writing in the coordinated arts program at the University of British Columbia.
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Thursday, August 23, 2018
Change the World, Not Yourself, or How Arendt Called Out Thoreau
It is not often that a neighbourhood squabble is remembered as a world-historical event. In the summer of 1846, Henry David Thoreau spent a single night in jail in Concord, Massachusetts after refusing to submit his poll tax to the local constable. This minor act of defiance would later be...