This week, we are going to look at the realism movement, some authors, and their works. Today, let’s look at the movement itself and define it a little bit.
Should you spend money to enter a writing contest? It’s kind of a complicated question.
We looked at “Oread” by H.D. on a previous post, and I really like that poem for a […]
A brief discussion and review of the short story “The Garden Party” by Katherine Mansfield.
Today, I thought it would be fun to look at a type of poem and learn a little of its history.
Here’s a brief review of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Enjoy!
Ray Bradbury gives good advice about writing stories and novels, so why not listen to him talk for a few minutes?
A poem by Stanley Kunitz that I thoroughly enjoy. We are midway through August, so I think it’s a fair reminder that the warm days come to a close.
Yesterday, we discussed James Joyce who was an incredibly influential writer and made some innovations in writing (stream-of-consciousness, for example), but he also low-key assisted with adding new words to our vocabulary.
I have mentioned my minor obsession with modernist literature, and James Joyce falls right in line, although I always find his work difficult to digest (I don’t think I’m alone in this). However, as we know, just because literature can be difficult doesn’t mean it should be ridiculed or ignored. For today’s post, let’s take a look at Joyce’s life and a few major works!