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"100 Rifles" and the Late 1960s: Part 1

Last week, I read a post on Shadow and Act about the 1969 western 100 Rifles,  film based off of Robert MacLeod’s The Californio… 1,058 more words

American Literature

Ulysses Lord Alfred Tennyson

Haven’t heard this poem since I was in High School. Heard it again while watching an episode of the wonderful PBS show Mercy Street. 573 more words

The Young Writers: Overview Part III

Our series on new happenings in today’s literary world continues. “Hyper-Talents of the New Literary Age.”

Part III looks at the new generation of writers– literature’s hope and future. 269 more words

Fiction

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway ★★★★☆

Modern Classics
256 pages / First published 1926
Scribner’s (Simon & Schuster)
★★★★☆

The quintessential novel of the Lost Generation, The Sun Also Rises is one of Ernest Hemingway’s masterpieces and a classic example of his spare but powerful writing style. 920 more words

Books

Light in August

Genre: modernist, southern gothic, classic lit, american lit
Setting: rural Mississippi, 1930s
Pages: 507

There are some books that leave a distinct mark, and boy is this one of them. 344 more words

Book Review