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'Parted' by Justina Semetaite. A Review.

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From making intellectual observations to relaying the most sensitive and cherished emotions and thought, poetry encompasses an innate ability to express and reflect the most intimate of emotions. 691 more words


On being a Western woman

I have tried and tried to keep my thoughts on the Gaza conflict away from this blog which I intend to be dealing only with literature and my daily work. 786 more words

Literary Criticism

Review: The Bone Church by Victoria Dougherty

I recently had the pleasure of reading quite a few historic thrillers. It’s kind of a new genre for me but books like The Bookman’s Tale… 1,026 more words


My Personal Canon for the Star Wars Expanded Universe

With the coming of Star Wars Episode VII, many longtime fans were shocked to learn that the Expanded Universe of books, TV shows, video games, comics, and other media would no longer be viewed as canon. 928 more words

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Yeats and the Creation of the Irish Myth


               William Butler Yeats was born into the remnants of what’d been the protestant ascendancy, the privileged, British backed community that was supposed to transform the Irish into English, but which instead did exactly the opposite. 2,004 more words


Not a friend of mine

Somebody I used to know recently joined Goodreads. This somebody is not a great reader and has added only 23 books so far. However, this somebody did add  152 more words

Introducing Derrida: A Graphic Guide by Jeff Collins and Bill Mayblin


Goodreads: Introducing Derrida
Series: Introducing series
Source: Purchased
Published: February 10, 1993

Official Summary

Jacques Derrida is the most famous philosopher of the late twentieth century. 657 more words