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Faith by William Dean Howells


If I lay waste and wither up with doubt
The blessed fields of heaven where once my Faith
Possessed itself serenely safe from death; 45 more words


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10 Important American Writers

You Don’t Know About

King Solomon says in Ecclesiastes, “To the making of many books there is no end and much devotion to them is wearisome to the flesh.” Maybe that’s why the literary canon appears both in flux and static. 1,788 more words


17 Must-Read Books*


  ” To write is to write is to write is to write

is to write is to write is to write.”

 She spoke the truth. 447 more words

Joker Poe, Part 5: The Jingle Man

“Ha! ha! ha! – he! he! – a very good joke indeed – an excellent jest. We will have many a rich laugh about it at the palazzo – he!

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Humor In America

A Mary Wilkins-Freeman twofer

Ever hear of Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman (1852 – 1930)? It’s not one of those names that has come ringing down the ages. She was one of those female New England regional writers… 1,518 more words


Idle No More: Keep The Redskins Name, Change The Logo

The news spread like wildfire when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) canceled six federal Washington Redskins trademark registrations.  Those who seemed to be most vocal about this decision were offended by the decision, and talk radio phone lines lit up for days afterwards with disgruntled fans arguing that North American Indians and the USPTO had no right to tell anyone in America what they could do with their “property.” 1,345 more words