Ian Balfour

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Ian Balfour

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Ian Balfour writes mainly about literature and aesthetic theory but moonlights on various topics in popular and unpopular culture (Pee Wee Herman, Kiarostami, The Silver Jews). Author of books on Romantic Prophecy and Northrop Frye, he has co-edited with Atom Egoyan "Subtitles: On the Foreignness of Film" and with Eduardo Cadava "And Justice for All?: The Claims of Human Rights." He teaches at York University and is finishing an interminable book on the sublime.