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How To Speak to Soldiers: A Translation from Charles Péguy’s Jean D’Arc

By Andrew John Lomas

Word Count: 1412

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Summary: A translation from a French play about Saint Joan of Arc.

Charles Péguy (1873-1914) was a French poet, playwright, philosopher, journalist, bookshop owner, editor, publisher, typographer, and soldier. 1,448 more words

Nonfiction

Three Types of Historical Fiction: Accurate, Inaccurate, and in the Middle

THREE TYPES OF HISTORICAL FICTION: ACCURATE, INACCURATE, AND IN THE MIDDLE

By Emily Kopf

Word count: 1263

Rating: G

Summary: An analysis of the three main categories of historical fiction… 1,277 more words

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Finding the Balance with Historical Accuracy

When you’re writing historical fiction, you need to get your facts straight–right? But the important thing to remember is that you’re writing a novel, not a textbook. 1,488 more words

Writing

Campaign for Truth


“When a history book contains no lies it is always tedious.” -Anatole France
(This quote was chosen for its relevance, but it’s understood from his work that Anatole France was a socialist that preferred a bit of lies and ignorance. 374 more words

Personal

The Long Overdue Dunkirk Review

Confession–I saw this film in July the night it came out.

Confession–If I don’t write a review within one week of seeing a movie I’ll never write one. 673 more words

Movie Reviews

More Historical Mayhem – Shakespeare’s Richard III

If I felt sorry for Macbeth, at least that play was a fantasy and about a medieval king – Shakespeare was as far removed from Macbeth as we are from… 645 more words

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