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Top Eight Books That Were Hard for Me To Read

A fabulous blog entitled The Broke and The Bookish holds a weekly feature/web-meme/ link up entitled Top Ten Tuesday.  Each week has a different theme where bloggers from around the world contribute their own top ten and are able to discuss each other’s choices.   614 more words


Should Reading Be a Pleasure?

It’s a old and tired controversy but an article from About.com started me thinking whether this question was more an evaluation of our society rather than a specific relationship between contemporary readers and their chosen texts. 603 more words



Anon. Anonymous.

Hiding behind a mask. Staying unknown. 

Everyone hides his identity from someone. One may be hiding from a crowd or from a specific person. 137 more words


Maternity and Madrid: Gendered Spaces in La rampa (1917)

I have officially decided that September is the fastest-moving, shortest month of the (academic) year. It flies by quicker than winter break. One day you are rather calmly introducing the course syllabus and getting to know new students… the next you are grading 18 essays, the first round of chapter exams, creating midterm exam and project prompts, and counting down the days until fall break. 2,055 more words




P Putting ideas and/or ideals

O Onto paper (or perhaps birch bark),

E Enjoying image that each yields,

T Teasingly visual, light from the dark, 18 more words



By gates of Eden, Angel, gentle,
Shone with his softly drooped head,
And Demon, gloomy and resentful
Over the hellish crevasse flapped.

The spirit of qualm and negation
Looked at another one – of good,
And fire of the forced elation
First time he vaguely understood. 59 more words


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