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Thoughts of home.

“Home is not where you live, but where they understand you”.  Christian Morganstern

Today my head is filled with thoughts of home. The thoughts have been piling up over the past week for lots of reasons.  524 more words

Gardening

Writing women and peonies

I recently finished Elaine Showalter’s A Literature of Their Own: British Women Writers from Charlotte Brontë to Doris Lessing.

Researched and written in the 1960s and 70s, first published in 1977 and revised and expanded in the 1990s with a new edition 2009 much reprinted since, this study of British women writers has stood the test of time very well. 366 more words

Writing Notes

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Last semester I decided to take a class on British Literature from the end of the nineteenth century up until World War II. My previous introduction to Modernism hadn’t exactly been a highpoint of my undergraduate English Literature experience – in other words, I mostly loathed it with a passion. 1,103 more words

Ah, Hemingway...

I cuddled with a statue of Hemingway when I was in Cuba, and I have a fondness for polydactylic cats, but other than that, I’ve got to say, I get a bit tired of him being held up as all that and a bag of chips every time someone talks writing. 165 more words

Writing

Avante-Garde Book Publishing

Book Publishing

As English majors reading through countless works of modernist authors, publishing throughout the modernist period is an essential topic to explore. The idea of experimentation within one’s writing exploded, with writers taking advantage of the new spirit in literature of the time. 942 more words

Arts

Avante-Garde Book Publishing Throughout the Modernist Era

            As English majors reading through countless works of modernist authors, publishing throughout the modernist period is an essential topic to explore. The idea of experimentation within one’s writing exploded, with writers taking advantage of the new spirit in literature of the time. 942 more words

Paglia: The Drinking Age Is Past Its Prime

The age 21 rule sets the United States apart from all advanced Western nations, and it has pushed kids toward pills and other anti-social behavior. 526 more words
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