Morten Høi Jensen

Morten Høi Jensen is a writer and critic from Copenhagen, Denmark. He is the author of A Difficult Death: The Life and Work of Jens Peter Jacobsen (Yale University Press, 2017). Photo by Niels Hougaard / Kristeligt Dagblad.


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The Sufferings of Nietzsche

Morten Høi Jensen contemplates the fruitful sufferings of Nietzsche, as chronicled in recent books by Sue Prideaux and John Kaag....


Me, Myself, and Hitler

Karl Ove Knausgaard cautiously observed a year after the Utøya massacre that Breivik and Hitler both shared characteristics of the true fanatic....


Atheism and Its Discontents

What makes atheism so radically different is its desire to meet the extraordinary truth claims of religion head-on with rival propositions about the world....


That Difficult Death

Freud thought we were all unconsciously convinced of our own immortality....


Mentors: Siddhartha Deb

While a student of his I often felt the tectonic plates of my own opinions and tightly-held ideas loosen or shift....


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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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