SPOILER: If you’re planning to read The Turn of the Screw, and are particular about spoilers then I would avoid this post.
I read The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, first originally published in 1898. 377 more words
Henry James wrote the quintessential novel and buried it in the most dizzying quagmire. His method, however, was admired by many turn-of-the-century authors including Joseph Conrad. 1,359 more words
I bought the Ouija board from the toy store in our local mall, and my wife set it up in our dining room. She was teaching James Merrill’s The Changing Light at Sandover, a postmodern epic composed from séance transcripts, and she wanted to give spirit communication a whirl. 993 more words