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Search results for:  'Early American Literature and Culture'
Updated 06-24-2019

15 Books to Read by Black Female American Writers
15 Books to Read by Black Female American Writers  The New York Times

For our 2018 Holiday issue, out Dec. 2, T assembled 32 black male writers, who, with their peers, are producing literature that is essential to how we understand ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Black Male Writers for Our Time - New York Times
Black Male Writers for Our Time  New York Times

These 32 American men, and their peers, are producing literature that is essential to how we understand our country and its place in the world right now.


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Bookstore That Tells the Stories of Asian American
The Bookstore That Tells the Stories of Asian American Activism  thebolditalic

The story begins on the bookshelves. Volumes of Chinese American author Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior sit next to iconic works by Korean ...


Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Walt Whitman's Boys - Boston Review
Walt Whitman's Boys  Boston Review

Walt Whitman's Boys from Boston Review. On the poet's bicentennial, we will see praise for his political idealism and gauzy reclamations of him as an LGBT ...


Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
32 Books You Need to Read This Summer - TIME
32 Books You Need to Read This Summer  TIME

Summer reading might be synonymous with relaxing on a beach somewhere, but that doesn't mean the most anticipated books of the season are limited to ...


Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Course examines African American literature and U.S
Course examines African American literature and U.S. pop culture  Emory News Center

As a scholar, Valerie Babb's research has focused on African American literature and culture, the mapping of communities and the constructions of race.


Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Banned books: 10 of the most-challenged books in America
Banned books: 10 of the most-challenged books in America  Big Think

The United States isn't above trying to keep controversial books out of libraries and classrooms. Here are ten of the most frequently challenged and banned ...


Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The controversy over Disneys new Aladdin remake, explained
The controversy over Disneys new Aladdin remake, explained  Vox.com

The new live-action Aladdin can't fully overcome the tale's fraught cultural history.


Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Jean Toomer's 'Cane' and the Ambiguity of Identity
Jean Toomer's 'Cane' and the Ambiguity of Identity  The New York Review of Books

Jean Toomer's Cane was greeted in 1923 by influential critics as the brilliant beginning of a literary career. Many stressed the authenticity of Toomer's African ...


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
How Charleston Became a Magnet for Architecture Lovers
How Charleston Became a Magnet for Architecture Lovers  The Daily Beast

Somehow this small, poor, provincial southern city became a must-see for tourists all over the world.


Mon, 27 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
From 'The Odyssey' to 'Offspring,' Daniel Mendelsohn
From 'The Odyssey' to 'Offspring,' Daniel Mendelsohn on What to Read, What to Watch  UVA Today

As a classics scholar and a culture critic who's also an international best-selling author, 1982 University of Virginia alumnus Daniel Mendelsohn writes about ...


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In celebration of twentieth century African American
In celebration of twentieth century African American literature  OUPblog

Since the first poems published by former slaves Phyllis Wheatley and Jupiter Hammon around the time of the American Revolution, African American literature ...


Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Environmental Case for Multiculturalism: What We
The Environmental Case for Multiculturalism: What We Can Learn From 18th-Century America  Pacific Standard

As an ideal and aspiration, multiculturalism has long been a touchstone of an enlightened society. With the end of the Cold War came the prevailing belief ...


Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
'Unscripted America': Rivett explores Native American
'Unscripted America': Rivett explores Native American linguistic contributions to American literature  Princeton University

Sarah Rivett's latest book, "Unscripted America: Indigenous Languages and the Origins of Literary Nation," explores the impact of colonial language encounters ...


Tue, 26 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
How World War I Changed Literature - History
How World War I Changed Literature  History

World War I altered the world for decades, and writers and poets reflected that shifted outlook in literature, novels and poetry.


Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Puritan True Crime - JSTOR Daily
Puritan True Crime  JSTOR Daily

Cotton Mather and other 17th-century American writers created a genre all their own: Puritan gallows literature, which both terrified and edified.


Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How to Teach with JSTOR Text Analyzer - JSTOR Daily
How to Teach with JSTOR Text Analyzer  JSTOR Daily

JSTOR Text Analyzer provides students with an additional resource for finding scholarly material.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
25 Amazing Books by Asian American and Pacific Islander
25 Amazing Books by Asian American and Pacific Islander Authors You Need to Read  Mental Floss

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and there are plenty of books to crack open in honor of the holiday. Here are a few to start with.


Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A slice of Harlem comes to Rockford's Ethnic Heritage
A slice of Harlem comes to Rockford's Ethnic Heritage Museum  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD It's how African Americans talked, what they wore and how they danced:"I'll do like the farmer. Plant you now and dig you up later," they'd say.


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:45:56 GMT
How Cults Made America - The New Yorker
How Cults Made America  The New Yorker

Tom Bissell reviews American Messiahs, in which Adam Morris exhumes the lives and beliefs of a linked procession of self-appointed prophets who tried to ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How High Schools Shaped American Cities - The Atlantic
How High Schools Shaped American Cities  The Atlantic

Public education and its traditions united communities. But school choice could put that legacy at risk.


Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How Philip Roths Portnoys Complaint scandalized and
How Philip Roths Portnoys Complaint scandalized and forever changed American literature  The Washington Post

The audience kept hammering the writer. The angry words wouldn't quit. In their eyes, here was a traitor. It was March 1962, and Philip Roth was sitting on a ...


Wed, 23 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Cool as ever, California rewards those who immerse
Cool as ever, California rewards those who immerse themselves in the rugged beauty of the west coast  The Irish Sun

Leaving the bright lights of the cities behind, our writer discovers experiences nature's finest in California's great outdoors.


Sun, 23 Jun 2019 19:11:57 GMT
Jamie Gass: Make room for Pushkin, literary greats
Jamie Gass: Make room for Pushkin, literary greats in schools  Berkshire Eagle

Be filled with My will,Go forth over land and sea,And set the hearts of men on fire with your Word.' Alexander Pushkin, 'The Prophet' (1828)BOSTON The ...


Sun, 23 Jun 2019 16:42:00 GMT
Reading in Translation: Four Lessons for Secular/Religious
Reading in Translation: Four Lessons for Secular/Religious Debate  Patheos

This week's Sunday long-read looks at a few books in translation to offer four lessons from other cultural contexts to improve a) our practice of global humanism, ...


Sun, 23 Jun 2019 13:20:28 GMT
Library writer-in-residence Karen Renner on horror
Library writer-in-residence Karen Renner on horror, writing through insecurity  Arizona Daily Sun

Earlier this year, the Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library introduced its first ever writer-in-residence program. At the helm of the program, which was ...


Sun, 23 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT
Mark Twain's America: Visiting the Missouri hometown
Mark Twain's America: Visiting the Missouri hometown of the literary giant - and Tom Sawyer, too (photos)  cleveland.com

Hannibal's most famous son and one of America's is all over his hometown on the great Mississippi.


Sun, 23 Jun 2019 09:07:24 GMT
10 Essential Native American Novels - Publishers Weekly
10 Essential Native American Novels  Publishers Weekly

Brandon Hobson's remarkable, moving novel, Where the Dead Sit Talking, follows 15-year-old Sequoyah as he becomes the foster child of Harold and Agnes ...


Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Culture - How stories have shaped the world - BBC News
Culture - How stories have shaped the world  BBC News

From ancient epics to modern novels, some narratives have changed history and influenced the mindsets of generations, writes Martin Puchner.


Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Ghost Story Persists in American Literature. Why
The Ghost Story Persists in American Literature. Why?  The New York Times

A slew of ghosts in recent books are a vessel for the country's collective terror and guilt.


Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Things To Do This Week In London: 24-30 June 2019
Things To Do This Week In London: 24-30 June 2019  Londonist

FESTIVAL OF ARCHITECTURE: It's the final week of London Festival of Architecture, so if you're batty about buildings, get your fix while you can. Highlights this ...


Sat, 22 Jun 2019 23:11:36 GMT
The Sunday Times 100 best summer reads 2019 | Culture
The Sunday Times 100 best summer reads 2019 | Culture | The Sunday Times  The Times

Our guide to the 100 best books for the beach opens with 50 great fiction reads, from prizewinning literary novels to crime and screwball comedies. Plus, below ...


Sat, 22 Jun 2019 23:01:00 GMT
Kodumanal: the city that clothed Rome - The Hindu
Kodumanal: the city that clothed Rome  The Hindu

This nondescript village near Tiruppur has a remarkably strategic location, which explains why it was such an important centre of commerce in ancient times.


Sat, 22 Jun 2019 10:33:00 GMT
The making of Darby OGill and the Little People - The
The making of Darby OGill and the Little People  The Irish Times

Walt Disney aimed the film at Americans with 'shamrocks in their eyes'. He missed.


Sat, 22 Jun 2019 03:59:59 GMT
In Y.A., Where Is the Line Between Criticism and Cancel
In Y.A., Where Is the Line Between Criticism and Cancel Culture?  The New Yorker

Katy Waldman on recent controversies involving the subjects, framing, and *content* of young-adult novels, including A Place for Wolves, by Kosoko Jackson, ...


Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Rap Nadu: How Dravidian hip-hop arrived to pack a punch
Rap Nadu: How Dravidian hip-hop arrived to pack a punch  BusinessLine

Thanks to Gully Boy, the Hindi heartland may have woken up to the raw energy of rap only now. Down south, a slew of rappers have long been using their music ...


Fri, 21 Jun 2019 11:02:23 GMT
How many squirrels live in NYCs Central Park? We finally
How many squirrels live in NYCs Central Park? We finally have the answer.  National Geographic

New York CityThey've been called tree rats, maligned in pop culture, and otherwise ignored as urban pests. But the humble eastern gray squirrel is finally ...


Fri, 21 Jun 2019 02:59:24 GMT
50 Amazing Books By Black Authors From The Past 5 Years
50 Amazing Books By Black Authors From The Past 5 Years  HuffPost

From Roxane Gay to Michelle Obama to Ta-Nehisi Coates, these writers are making an impact.


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Renaissance - History
Renaissance  History

The Renaissance was a fervent period of European cultural, artistic, political and economic rebirth following the Middle Ages. Generally described as taking.


Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
African American Literature Series Features Amanda
African American Literature Series Features Amanda Seales  Tennessee Journalist

Yesterday the Black Cultural Programming Committee welcomed Amanda Seales to campus to speak about her experience of being a black woman in ...


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Alexander Chee On The Groundbreaking 1937 Novel That
Alexander Chee On The Groundbreaking 1937 Novel That "Changed Something" In Him  BuzzFeed News

The novel East Goes West was the first to detail in fiction the experiences of a Korean American in America, by the first Korean American novelist, Younghill ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Eight years, two titles and one well-timed war: how
Eight years, two titles and one well-timed war: how Catch-22 became a cult classic  The Guardian

As George Clooney's new adaptation of Joseph Heller's novel comes to TV, Mark Lawson looks at its unlikely path to success and why Heller thought ...


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:00:00 GMT
Great Writing by Women - National Review
Great Writing by Women  National Review

Which is not the same category as women's writing.


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:13:00 GMT
Reviews From the 2019 AFI DOCS Film Festival - Washington
Reviews From the 2019 AFI DOCS Film Festival  Washington City Paper

Wherever it is you want to go, wherever it is you want stories to pull you, let AFI DOCS take you there.


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:08:20 GMT
9 LGBQT+ figureheads on their favourite queer literature
9 LGBQT+ figureheads on their favourite queer literature  Vogue Australia

On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, Vogue asks figureheads of the LGBTQ+ community including Laverne Cox, Troye Sivan, Cynthia Nixon and ...


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 05:56:49 GMT
Music of Two Jewish migrs Performed at Colburn School
Music of Two Jewish migrs Performed at Colburn School  Jewish Journal

In his book about 20th-century symphonic music, The Rest Is Noise, Alex Ross writes that in the early 1900s, young European artists were determined to.


Wed, 19 Jun 2019 23:26:15 GMT
I tried to do a review of The National and ended up
I tried to do a review of The National and ended up writing the worst thing you can write...  Louder

some weird old-guy waffle about what-it-were-like-in-our-day, plus stuff about The Pogues, gig etiquette, Poptimism, and why classic rock will grow old but won't ...


Wed, 19 Jun 2019 15:15:00 GMT
The Friends of Ringo Ishikawa review: a beat-em-up
The Friends of Ringo Ishikawa review: a beat-em-up with a unique sense of melancholy  The Verge

The Friends of Ringo Ishikawa is a game that wears its influences on its sleeve, yet manages to feel altogether exceptional. At first glance, it appears to be a ...


Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:27:59 GMT
Your Professional Decline Is Coming
Your Professional Decline Is Coming (Much) Sooner Than You Think  The Atlantic

Like The Atlantic? Subscribe to The Atlantic Daily, our free weekday email newsletter. "It's not true that no one needs you anymore. These words came from ...


Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:00:43 GMT
Professor Gerald Early to receive St. Louis award for
Professor Gerald Early to receive St. Louis award for literary excellence  STLtoday.com

Author and cultural critic Gerald Early already has a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame. On Oct. 27, he'll add to his honors the fifth annual Tradition of Literary ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean - Boston Review
How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean  Boston Review

How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean from Boston Review. The expansion of banks such as Citigroup into Cuba, Haiti, and beyond reveal a story of ...


Tue, 18 Jun 2019 19:44:06 GMT
Facebook Has Yet to Answer US Lawmakers' Questions
Facebook Has Yet to Answer US Lawmakers' Questions About Libra Crypto  CoinDesk

Facebook is still working on its responses to a plethora of consumer protection questions about the Libra cryptocurrency asked by a group of U.S. senators last ...


Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:00:00 GMT
Being a Mizrahi woman in Israel: This Yemeni author
Being a Mizrahi woman in Israel: This Yemeni author explains identity politics to English readers  Haaretz

Ayelet Tsabari's memoir, 'The Art of Leaving,' offers a rare narrative about a globe-trotting woman who flees home. Now that she has reconciled with her ...


Tue, 18 Jun 2019 08:33:00 GMT
100 Best Books of the 21st Century
100 Best Books of the 21st Century (So Far)  Vulture

A panel of critics gives us an attempt at a comprehensive list of the best books of the 21st century (so far).


Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Liu Cixins War of the Worlds - The New Yorker
Liu Cixins War of the Worlds  The New Yorker

A leading sci-fi writer takes stock of China's global rise, Jiayang Fan writes.


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:03:54 GMT
These 28 Brilliant Books by Black Authors Are the Standouts
These 28 Brilliant Books by Black Authors Are the Standouts in What Was a Stellar Year in Black Literature  The Root

Let's talk about books because, as usual, the past year has been an amazing one for books by black writers. The only problem is narrowing a list to under 30 ...


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
A Hidden Order of Reality - Boston Review
A Hidden Order of Reality  Boston Review

A Hidden Order of Reality from Boston Review. Far from being consigned to the ash heap of intellectual fashions, the structuralism of Claude Lvi-Strauss, a new ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Environmental Historian Sara Dant: "History Is As Relevant
Environmental Historian Sara Dant: "History Is As Relevant Today As Ever."  History News Network (HNN)

Sara Dant is Professor and Chair of History at Weber State University. Her work focuses on environmental politics in the United States with a particular emphasis ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 15:20:23 GMT
The National Book Awards Redefined American Literature
The National Book Awards Redefined American Literature at This Years Ceremony  Vanity Fair

There were two major changes at this year's National Book Awards, both of them signaling the organization's pointed effort to look beyond America's border.


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
National Book Awards 2018: the winners and finalists
National Book Awards 2018: the winners and finalists, reviewed  Vox.com

The Vox staff reviews all the winners and finalists in each of five categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature, and young people's literature.


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
"Jazz Is My Story:" A Historical Analysis of Jazz and
"Jazz Is My Story:" A Historical Analysis of Jazz and 20th Century African-American Literature  Inquiries Journal

The period of time from the Bebop era to the presentmid-1940s onwardshas been an era of great cultural evolution in the United States, and in few groups ...


Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:29:52 GMT
The 'New Woman' & American literature - OUPblog
The 'New Woman' & American literature  OUPblog

In the late 19th and early 20th-century America, a new image of womanhood emerged that began to shape public views and understandings of women's role in ...


Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Houstons Arte Pblico Press Gets a 40th Birthday Present
Houstons Arte Pblico Press Gets a 40th Birthday Present  Texas Monthly

Tonight, the country's largest Latino publisher receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Book Critics' Circle.


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How trauma impacted Whitman's prose, psyche - William
How trauma impacted Whitman's prose, psyche  William & Mary News

W&M Professor of English and American Studies Robert Scholnick's insightful research and writing on Walt Whitman has revealed the seismic change the great ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:43:46 GMT
The Birth, Death, and Rebirth of Postmodernism - The
The Birth, Death, and Rebirth of Postmodernism  The Chronicle of Higher Education

What was Postmodernism? In the 35 years since Fredric Jameson's New Left Review essay Postmodernism, or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism and the ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How the Garage Became Americas Favorite Room - The
How the Garage Became Americas Favorite Room  The New Yorker

Nikil Saval writes on the rise of the garage in American culture, as described in Garage, a new book by the artist Olivia Erlanger and the architect Luis Ortega ...


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
John Williams and the Canon That Might Have Been
John Williams and the Canon That Might Have Been  The New Yorker

Leo Robson on whether the writer's austere, unflashy masterpiece belongs to a larger lineage of neglected modern literature.


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
'Florida,' 'Heartland' Among National Book Awards Finalists
'Florida,' 'Heartland' Among National Book Awards Finalists  NPR

The selections were winnowed down from 1,637 books. On Wednesday, the National Book Foundation announced the 25 books that remain in the running for ...


Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The 1968 sci-fi that spookily predicted today - BBC
The 1968 sci-fi that spookily predicted today  BBC News

In the first of BBC Culture's new series on fiction that predicted the future, Hephzibah Anderson looks at the work of John Brunner, whose vision of 2010 was ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A love of language and culture draws a South Korean
A love of language and culture draws a South Korean emigrant  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS Reflecting on the people she has met since moving to Fairbanks, Sooyoung Kang noted, I see some people here are satisfied because they can ...


Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Meet the Newly Promoted Charles River Campus Professors
Meet the Newly Promoted Charles River Campus Professors | BU Today  BU Today

A list of BU faculty on the Charles River Campus who have recently been promoted to the rank of associate professor.


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Scholar Unearths Trove of Anne Sexton's Forgotten Early
Scholar Unearths Trove of Anne Sexton's Forgotten Early Works  Smithsonian.com

Sixty years after their initial publication, five unheralded early writings by confessional poet Anne Sexton are back in the spotlight. The lost worksa quintet of ...


Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Original Meanings of the American Dream and America
The Original Meanings of the American Dream and America First Were Starkly Different From How We Use Them Today  Smithsonian.com

A new book from historian Sarah Churchwell examines the etymologies of two ubiquitous phrases.


Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
What We Hire in Now: English by the Grim Numbers
What We Hire in Now: English by the Grim Numbers  The Chronicle of Higher Education

How bad has the academic job market in English gotten? Well, it depends on how you frame the question. There is no doubt we are at historic lows. In 2007-8 ...


Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
In Literature, Who Decides When Homage Becomes Theft
In Literature, Who Decides When Homage Becomes Theft?  The New York Times

IN JANUARY, the critic and novelist Francine Prose took to Facebook to express her outrage at a short story in the latest issue of The New Yorker by a relatively ...


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How African American folklore saved the cultural memory
How African American folklore saved the cultural memory and history of slaves  The Conversation UK

For African slaves, folk tales were a way of remembering their past and keeping their culture alive.


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Who Were the 1st Americans? 11,000-Year-Old DNA Reveals
Who Were the 1st Americans? 11,000-Year-Old DNA Reveals Clues  Live Science

It's true that dead people tell no tales, but the DNA in the bones of one of the first peoples in the Americas certainly does.


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sherwood Andersons Revolutionary Small Town - The New
Sherwood Andersons Revolutionary Small Town  The New York Times

In the autumn of 1915, while living in a bohemian boardinghouse on Chicago's Near North Side, Sherwood Anderson began work on a collection of tales ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Teen Fiction and the Perils of Cancel Culture - New
Teen Fiction and the Perils of Cancel Culture  New York Times

Readers, not a Twitter mob, should decide the fate of a book.


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How "Young Adult" Fiction Blossomed With Teenage Culture
How "Young Adult" Fiction Blossomed With Teenage Culture in America  Smithsonian.com

Like jazz, the Broadway musical, and the foot-long hot dog, young adult literature is an American gift to the world, an innovative, groundbreaking genre that I've ...


Mon, 07 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Death of the Country Club - City Journal
The Death of the Country Club  City Journal

The country club, once a mainstay of American suburbia, faces a cloudy future, with a changing culture eroding its societal influence. Golf and tennis, the ...


Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
W&M professor honored for book on 'Grandeza Mexicana
W&M professor honored for book on 'Grandeza Mexicana'  William & Mary News

A professor at William & Mary was recently honored for his work by the International Institute of Latin American Literature.


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ten Colorado Authors With the Write Stuff - Westword
Ten Colorado Authors With the Write Stuff  Westword

While many writers have called this state home, few are identified as truly Colorado authors, talents who capture the people and spirit of the state. But there are ...


Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In conversation: Anthony Reed on the importance of
In conversation: Anthony Reed on the importance of the study of literature and the humanities  Yale News

Anthony Reed, associate professor of English and African American studies, was recently awarded the Modern Language Association of America's 14th annual ...


Wed, 06 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Teen Fiction Twitter Is Eating Its Young - Reason
Teen Fiction Twitter Is Eating Its Young  Reason

If you're looking for a case study in toxic internet culture, look no further than the online world of young adult fiction. That might seem surprising: After all, we're ...


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
PEN America to Honor Sandra Cisneros for Achievement
PEN America to Honor Sandra Cisneros for Achievement in International Literature at February 26 Ceremony In New York  PEN America

"A focus on cross-cultural dialogue, translation, and international literature has long been at the heart of PEN America's Literary Awards program, and it is ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Wolves - Slate
Wolves  Slate

Until recently, Kosoko Jackson was considered an expert in the trapdoors of identity-related rhetoric. Jackson worked as a sensitivity reader for major ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Talking All Things Sport, Literature And More With
Talking All Things Sport, Literature And More With Gerald Early  St. Louis Public Radio

Gerald Early is an acclaimed scholar, critic and essayist. He is the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters in the African and African American Studies.


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
St. Olaf Choir and St. Olaf Orchestra tour Norway
St. Olaf Choir and St. Olaf Orchestra tour Norway  St. Olaf College News

As they kicked off their two-week tour of Norway, members of the St. Olaf Choir and St. Olaf Orchestra took the stage at the Oslo Opera House and delivered a ...


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Celebrate Independence Day with these 17 books by immigrant
Celebrate Independence Day with these 17 books by immigrant authors  Los Angeles Times

17 significant American books by immigrants, including Jhumpa Lahiri, Vladimir Nabokov, Alexander Hamilton and John Muir.


Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
An examination of the strengths and weaknesses of the
An examination of the strengths and weaknesses of the English major (opinion)  Inside Higher Ed

Kent Cartwright examines some of the strengths and weaknesses of the English major and reports that the news is not all bad.


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
What our science fiction says about us - BBC News
What our science fiction says about us  BBC News

Different visions of the future are appearing around the globe. Tom Cassauwers explores what they reveal about each region and how imagining alternative ...


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Literary Hoaxes and the Ethics of Authorship - The
Literary Hoaxes and the Ethics of Authorship  The New Yorker

Louis Menand on what happens when we find out writers aren't who they said they were.


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
A Novelist and Critic on Fictionalizing Zambian History
A Novelist and Critic on Fictionalizing Zambian History  The New Yorker

Isaac Chotiner interviews the Zambian novelist Namwali Serpell, author of The Old Drift, about her book, representing Zambia, cancel culture, and teaching ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Two Novels About Young Soviet Transplants in America
Two Novels About Young Soviet Transplants in America  The New York Times

Oksana, Behave! and Lights All Night Long serve up stories of immigration and semi-integration.


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Tom Wolfes I Am Charlotte Simmons sounded the death
How Tom Wolfes I Am Charlotte Simmons sounded the death knell for New Journalism  The Washington Post

In the 1990s, when I was a kid, it seemed like adult bookshelves came standard with a copy of Tom Wolfe's novel A Man in Full. It was a huge hardback with a ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
David Bowman and the Furry-Girl School of American
David Bowman and the Furry-Girl School of American Fiction  The New Yorker

Jonathan Lethem remembers his friend David Bowman, the author of Let the Dog Drive and the newly released Big Bang.


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
We Still Live Within the Mediated, Alienated World
We Still Live Within the Mediated, Alienated World of The Moviegoer  The New Yorker

Paul Elie writes about Walker Percy's novel The Moviegoer, from 1961, which transcends its Southern setting to become a thoroughly modern work of fiction.


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New hires to strengthen African-American literature
New hires to strengthen African-American literature faculty  Cornell Chronicle

Three new faculty members who specialize in African-American literature will be joining the Department of English, in the College of Arts and Sciences, for the ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Carlos Bulosan's 1946 Novel About Filipino Migrant
Carlos Bulosan's 1946 Novel About Filipino Migrant Workers Is Still Groundbreaking  The Nation

When we read a book like America Is in the Heart, we have the chance to be not just readers of American history's horrors, but its witnesses and inheritors.


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