Monthly Archives: March 2014

042: History of Despair in Hawthorne’s Short Stories

Really inventive title, right?

This is indeed the 42nd history post on the site. A few are unnumbered, but you can hit up the tags, it’s right there. Anyway, our double-header today is on Hawthorne short stories!


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On some of the theory of teaching literature

This post is a little different from the norm: it’s a short statement of what I think of the teaching of literature, its theory as much as its practice. If you’ve read much of my stuff here you’ll see where these ideas come from and how they apply to fantasy literature (I hope).

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