Books, reading

It’s all Literature

From the Encyclopedia Brittanica: “Deriving from the Latin littera, “a letter of the alphabet,” literature is first and foremost humankind’s entire body of writing; after that it is the body of writing belonging to a given language or people; then it is individual pieces of writing.” It is only within that broad generalization that we see… Read More It’s all Literature

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The Garden Of Love

Without metaphor, our language and literature would be pale shadows of themselves. For class, we had to “remediate” a metaphor, which was to manipulate an assigned text into a different media, and then present it in public. We were assigned William Blake’s poem “The Garden of Love” and chose to create an image to represent… Read More The Garden Of Love

reading

Lit-er-achure

My post for Mad Genius Club is up!  What would you expect from a College-level Literature course? And how are you working to subvert the growing aversion to reading? Find out there, as I muse on the seeming demise of words and “works of length.”