Tag Archives: Literature

Ursula Le Guin, again?

Giant Flying Cats! This woman really had some brilliant ideas. Although, it might be a bit frightening as well. But really this is a great book filled with some very interesting writing and fantastic storytelling, and big freakin’ cats that … Continue reading

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Video: Adrienne Rich reads “What Kind of Times Are These?”

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
. Adrienne Rich reads her poem “What Kind of Times Are These.” Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival. Adrienne Cecile Rich (1929 – 2012) was an American poet and essayist who was an…

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Women Will Always Be Rising: A Force Like the Sun, Unstoppable.

Sofonisba Anguissola (1535-1625) was a fortunate young Italian woman in that her enlightened father endeavored to educate all seven children – including the girls – in the best humanistic tradition. Although several of her sisters also painted, it quickly became clear … Continue reading

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A Balanced View into a New Year.

A New Year’s Perspective: John Steinbeck on Good and Evil, the Necessary Contradictions of the Human Nature, and Our Grounds for Lucid Hope By Maria Popova Speaking of the happy new year, I wonder if any year ever had less … Continue reading

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5 Favorite Albums and Books

These are albums and books that I came across this year. Many of them are not new, just new to me. 1. The Suburbs by Arcade Fire: This is such a richly textured mix of instruments, musical ideas, and thoughtful … Continue reading

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Hamlet, The Hatter, and Wiley Cayote: My Cartoon Life Part II

The Mad Hatter‘s Riddle: “Why is a raven like a writing desk?” Hamlet‘s Cloud: Act III Scene II Hamlet: Do you see yonder cloud, That’s almost in the shape of a camel. Polonius: By the mass, and ’tis like a … Continue reading

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