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Living in Heaven

“If Miss Watson had told Huck what the Bible says about living in a resurrected body and being with people we love on a resurrected Earth with gardens and rivers and mountains and untold adventures–now that would have gotten his attention.”

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April Theme: Rebirth/Resurrection

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Element Value Value Standard dc.title Adventures of Huckleberry Finn dc.creator Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 dc.subject Runaway children—Fiction; Fugitive slaves—Fiction; Friendship—Fiction; Race relations—Fiction; Mississippi River—Fiction LCSH dc.description… 202 more words

Author Guest Post: Andrew Joyce

My name is Andrew Joyce and I write books for a living. Johanna has been kind enough to allow me a little space on her blog to promote my new novel… 1,354 more words

Fiction

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn & Bentham

Pain and pleasure, a set of two governing forces that determine various aspects of human behavior as laid out in Jeremy Bentham’s, The Principle of Utility… 1,393 more words

To Bother, or Not to Bother...

…this is a question?

Appropriately enough, on Shakespeare’s birth/death-day (yes, they were the same, how sucky is that?), a new controversy has come to my attention. 391 more words

Writing

Let me state, by the bye, that though I’ve criticized it at great (even excessive) length, The Dispossessed is a rich and wondrous tale. It’s a boy’s book: a book to make boys begin to think and think seriously about a whole range of questions, from the structure of society to the workings of their own sexuality.

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Literature

A Tour of Huck Finn's America

On Monday, November 30th, as part of our celebration of Mark Twain’s 180th birthday, Elmira College will host Andrew Levy. Earlier this year, Dr. Levy’s book, Huck Finn’s America, became something of a lightning rod in perpetual debates about the purpose and prescience of Twain’s most famous novel. 252 more words

Mark Twain