For Want of an Heir: Ancient Roman Fertility Theory and its Consequences

New from the Old: Paul Quigley’s Shifting Grounds

Losing the War for Purity? Amy Werbel’s Lust on Trial

Cycles of Justification: George Rable’s God’s Almost Chosen Peoples

From Repression, Revolution: The CW’s Riverdale, Season 7

Monsters in the Ruins: Mans Marlind’s The Defeated

Badass Women: Gina Prince-Bythewood’s The Woman King

A Preponderance of Gold: Julian Fellowes’ The Gilded Age

Science versus Ignorance: Clio Barnard’s The Essex Serpent