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NW, Zadie Smith (Penguin, 2013)

An experimental novel that is as unpredictable as the UK’s capital of diversity, inequality and loneliness

Zadie Smith tells the stories of Nathan, Felix, Keisha (later Natalie) and Leah, all of whom, the author included, grew up in the North-West of London.

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Drama

Diving into TEI

A large part of my Digital Humanities course has been working with TEI (Text Encoding Initiative), a program that allows you to code documents in XML to make them available for data mining. 488 more words

"Going Viral"

In class today Jim McGrath from Northeastern came to our class to discuss the future of our DH projects and how to expand it to a wider audience. 100 more words

Friday Fiction Workshop: James Joyce, Part 1

Welcome to my Friday Fiction Workshop! Last week I introduced it briefly, but allow me to go over it again. This is an opportunity for those of us who wish to hone our writing skills. 669 more words

Fiction

Quote of the day

“Sometimes he caught himself listening to the sound of his own voice. He thought that in her eyes he would ascent to an angelical stature; and, as he attached the fervent nature of his companion more and more closely to him, he heard the strange impersonal voice which he recognized as his own, insisting on the soul’s incurable loneliness. 35 more words

Inspiring Quotes

Word Trees, Dubliners, and Modal Verbs

After exploring how “will” and “shall” were used in the Declaration of Independence and the Declaration of Sentiments I wondered how this relationship played out in  350 more words

Epiphanies in The Dead

One of my favourite short stories is “The Dead” in James Joyce’s Dubliners. It is a story mesmerising in its beauty; its recreation of reality profound. 767 more words

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