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The Gent and the Ballet-Girl

Earlier this year, Huffington Post writer Candace Davis asked whether ‘people-watching’ – sitting in the window of a café and analyzing passers-by – was an entirely harmless exercise. 743 more words


Emily Bronte, the Poet

The Poetic World of Emily Brontë, published by Sussex Academic Press, is out and available on Amazon. Who might enjoy this book? Anyone who has read… 74 more words

#TCMoby, Week Eighteen: The Conclusion of MOBY-DICK

This is it, #TCMoby crew–the conclusion to our Moby-Dick read-along. It’s been a whale of a summer–thanks for sticking to it!

Let’s get straight to it: the ending. 347 more words

21st Century Literature



by Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

Of Adam`s first wife, Lilith, it is told

(The witch he loved before the gift of Eve,)

That, `ere the snake`s, her sweet tongue could deceive,

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#TCMoby, Week Seventeen: The Whale Watch

This week’s reading was certainly a Whale Watch. For one, we started off with a very successful night of whale hunting. And not just any whale hunting, but some very balanced whale hunting. 272 more words

21st Century Literature

Parody on 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' by Lord Alfred Tennyson

‘Play it loud, play it loud

You damn well know how loud-

Blast those would rather squeak,

We are the band from hell,

‘Blast the bugles left and right… 127 more words

Benny Thomas

In Secret, and Other Serviceable Adaptations

At this point, it’s almost a truism to say that film adaptations are more successful when they’re faithful to the spirit rather than the letter of their source material. 1,152 more words

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