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Turning to Post-Modernism While Waiting for Godot

Yes, cheesy title. I just had to.

The Classics Club’s July event is related to Postmodernist literature (link), and incidentally this is my first participation in anything hosted by the Club, apart from the general rules of course.


Some Random Things for August 2014

I’m planning on taking the month of August off from the blog, but I want to leave you with a month’s worth of random ruminations for while I’m gone… 1,038 more words

Poet to poet by Lauren Ebanks

You spoke to me from shadows
and pulled me from an abyss.
Holding my heart with your
whispered words. You stole the
blade from my hands and… 82 more words

Creative Writing

Racism and Stereotyping in 'Gone With The Wind'

Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell is an immensely popular love story which has sold over 30 million copies since it’s publication in 1936. However, I found this book to be an infuriating experience on numerous levels. 763 more words

Book Review

Mirrors of the Future {Penny Dreadful, Showtime} (Part 2)

In July 7th’s post, I ranted about the design work on Victor Frankenstein’s role in Penny Dreadful. I was struck by the detail I noted in his costumes and sets. 503 more words

Literary (Temporary) Tattoos

A love of book quotes? Check.

A fear of needles? Check.

Tattoos? Absolutely not!

Here’s a great idea for those of us who are petrified of inking up and regretting it: temporary tattoos! 235 more words