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The Last Four Years: an Honors Thesis

Graduation is less than three months away, which means seniors are hard at work with their final project: the thesis.  Some have opted for the traditional route, while others are taking on more work and tackling an honors thesis.  231 more words

Wittenberg University English Department

A Book for Every Occasion?

Yesterday I signed up for a six-week yoga course at the local wellbeing center. This is something I’ve been meaning to do for at least two years. 255 more words

Reading Habits

Tolstoy Journal, February 1, 2017

I have not finished reading Volume II on schedule. In fact, I am still on page 108, but I press on hoping to actually read and write about the whole 24 volume set of Tolstoy I have. 1,013 more words

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Still Reading Ladies

I’m not very consistent with these posts, but I have been consistent with my 2016 New Year Resolution – reading female authors.

Besides two summer exceptions, which were definitely worth it – Yoga for people who can’t be bothered to do it by Geoff Dyer and The Tortilla Curtain by T.C Boyle – I read books by females all year. 247 more words

Genre Bending

“Every good work of art should have at least ten meanings,” remarked Walter de Maria, one of the major figures in the history of Minimal, Conceptual, Installation, and Land, in 1974. 628 more words

Dallas Museum Of Art

How English genre-bender Geoff Dyer only needs 100 words to make you laugh out loud

If you believe Geoff Dyer’s self-description, he’s not a person of much consequence. He’s apparently lazy, aimless, easily displeased and not notably ambitious. Even when he inserts himself in one of his stories, his stand-in seems unimpressive. 955 more words


This Is Where We Would Have Done It

“Next to my primary and junior schools, in the small town where I grew up (Cheltenham, Gloucestershire) was a large recreation park. During term time we played there at lunchtimes; in the summer holidays, we spent whole afternoons playing football. 164 more words