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Vampires and Women: Octavia Butler and the Literary Canon (An Essay from 2015)

This is a new series that I am doing where I find old essays I wrote for college, and I am republishing them here. Some of the compositions are rough, some of them are random, but I thought this would be a fun place to publish some edited versions of these old English papers. 1,585 more words

Essay Time Machine

Classic and modern clash in Italy

In recent years, groups of Italian students protesting against governmental cuts to education funding and the rise of university fees have gained some popularity in the international media due to their highly original form of opposition. 547 more words


Coming to Terms With My Writing

It’s been more than three years since that fateful dark day in December when I screwed my courage to the sticking place and pressed “Publish” on… 522 more words


Essay: Re-engaging Plath Through Her Pen-And-Ink Illustrations by Sneha Subramanian Kanta


“…and at the next dawn there are more strawberry runners to set, and so one goes on living, near the earth. 1,169 more words


Neue Impressionen: Maximilian Gilleßen und Anton Stuckardt sprechen über ihr Verlagsprojekt ‚zero sharp’

Maximilian Gilleßen ist Übersetzer und zusammen mit dem Buchgestalter Anton Stuckardt Begründer des Berliner Verlags zero sharp. Ihr Interesse gilt AutorInnen der französischen Avantgarde. 233 more words


“Graphic Novels Are Not Literature”

“Graphic novels are not literature; they are just art.”

To some, comparing graphic novels to traditional literature just doesn’t make sense. How can a book that is so heavy on images be studied like a traditional novel? 674 more words

Plymouth State University

Why on EARTH did Persephone Books choose William - An Englishman by Cicely Hamilton as their first ever book?!

William’s controlling mother dies suddenly, and his new freedom finds him swept into the world of pre-war socialism. Finding love as well as dogmatically-parroted views in fellow campaigner Griselda, they marry and embark on a lonely, isolated honeymoon in Belgium. 389 more words

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