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Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt – Part three

Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt – Part three

Find a book with a key on it –  Option A – Name of the rose by Umberto Ecco… 145 more words

Thing Of The Moment

The Name of the Rose, Umberto Ecco - Piemonte

The Name of the Rose … No, it’s not an erotic novel, at all.

Umberto Ecco’s first novel is an historical crime fiction. Yes, history, and crime. 388 more words

Historical Novel

The Element of Metamorphosis in Alice in Wonderland

The issue of metamorphosis in Alice in Wonderland operates on a double level. The ordinary world’s metamorphosis, in order to become the dreamy Wonderland, reveals the hidden unrationalism of the adults’ world and points out the hypocricy and the comformism of a corrupted society, which although it is realistic, it has stopped being true. 397 more words


Laughter and the Agelasts in Rabelais

What a post title that is!

Writing about Rabelais and Gargantua and Pantagruel reminds me of the foolish errand of the men who try to scientifically parse what makes something funny. 430 more words

Don Quixote


I’m headed to Atlantic City Alan, so I probably won’t be writing for a couple days.

I don’t much care for gambling with money, although I do love Casinos for the whole semiotic-temple feeling. 79 more words