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Thoughts on Literature, its Obligation and Commonsense, Part I

Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) is mostly known for his classic Lolita (1955). Confronted with his other works I struggled at first and found his way of writing quite tiresome . 571 more words


Put Your Hands in the Air by G.M. Palmer #standwithferguson Friday Writing Prompt

The beautiful’s
A lie when thugs
Can crack the law
Across our corpse
As the press shrugs.

The lens flare flash
Of the gas mask’s…

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Poetically Yours

The School of the Dead: The Radical Danger of Readers and Writers

Reading about writing can be something like reading about music. Too meta, too not-quite, too useless. But reading Hélène Cixous’ Three Steps on the Ladder of Writing… 3,846 more words


Need to Write

This blog began life last week and somehow with everything that’s going on in the world right now it was too damn jolly. Then it took on a serious side and developed into War and Peace, it was then rewritten a couple of times in the office before finding it’s way to the bin. 532 more words

"Language is only a convenience": Zitkala-Ša and Empowerment Rhetoric

Zitkala-Ša, a staunch advocate for the rights of Native Americans in the 19th and early 20th Centuries, said,

We sometimes think we cannot speak the English language well and we cannot talk in the conference.

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Ethnicity Studies