Disclaimer: this summer is evolving into an “I’ll read anything I can get my hands on and there will be little pausing for analysis” kind of summer. 633 more words
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Yesterday, I completed my first reading of Sarah Roche-Mahdi’s translation of Silence, a thirteenth-century French-language romance by one Heldris of Cornwall. The romance charts the story of Silentius/ia, a person of fluctuating gender presentation and identity. 358 more words
Updates, updates, it’s time for updates!
Much has happened since I last posted. I finished my semester (hooray for being done with half of my undergrad career, small boo for having half left.) I completed the last steps to secure my participation in an abroad program this coming fall (details to follow.) And I assembled new sources for the beginnings of summer research! 235 more words
Lots and lots to catch up on!
Firstly, Sebastian Barry’s ‘Days Without End’, which won the Costa Book Award. I’m quite intrigued as it doesn’t sound like my usual cup of tea: Pulling together the American War of Independence, native American history and the relationships of gay men, it sounds like a heady brew, but the consistently excellent reviews say otherwise… 437 more words