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The Onion Field, 1890.

The Onion Field by English photographer George Davison in 1890. It was originally titled  An Old Farmstead.


Late Leskov against the censors

Boris Bukhshtab:

It was possible for Leskov to create a shield against censorship through the special genre of “skaz” that he cultivated. This genre is marked by the failure of the views and opinions of the narrator and those of the author behind him to coincide.

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Russian Literature

Hi-Ho, the Glamorous Life: Declaration of Independence

Marissa Skudlarek says “no thank you” to the gilded cage.

I don’t know about you, but ever since the Supreme Court ruled on McCutcheon vs. FEC… 662 more words

Marissa Skudlarek

Fair Play by Deanne Gist

Fair Play by Deanne Gist

Publication Date: May 2014

Howard Books

ARC copy from Netgalley.com and Howard Books

“Her mother had spent every last minute cooking for Papa cleaning for Papa, looking nice for Papa, producing babies for Papa. 377 more words

Book Reviews


Map of Natchez, Mississippi, 1891

1 Knickerbocker: The Dream of the 1890s is Alive in Bushwick

You may have heard that the dream of the 1890s was alive in Portland, but it’s actually at it’s most vivrant (thank you Q-Tip) at local saloon 1 Knickerbocker. 188 more words


Mr Duck’s class of the 1890s

We know a little about John Duck who was a local lad who became headmaster of the village school. We have dealt with his life in a piece called ‘Ducks in the Churchyard’ and you can… 210 more words