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Introduction to Poetry. Professor Dan Moss recommends ‘Ariel’ by Sylvia Plath

Professor Dan Moss recommends Ariel by Sylvia Plath (ISBN: 0060931728): Plath is a bestseller at Barnes and Noble for all the wrong reasons: beauty, betrayal, suicide, celebrity. Fortunately, this also means her compelling and disturbing second volume of poems is … Continue reading

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A new book by professor Daivd Haynes in 2013

Congratulations to David Haynes on the publication of his new book, ‘A Star in the Face of the Sky’, currently in press with New Rivers/MSUM and due to appear in 2013. Read more about it on his blog

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Cara Diaconoff: visiting professor inspired to tell tales and teach

Cara Diaconoff’s nomadic upbringing coincides with her love for travel and immersing herself in other people’s stories. As a new visiting assistant professor, she will help expand the department’s creative writing course offerings to include nonfiction and provide new outlets … Continue reading

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News and notes from erudition, Fall 2012

Greg Brownderville’s book Gust recently appeared in the Poetry Foundation’s weekly list of contemporary best-selling books. These individual poems were recognized: “Carlo Silvestrini on the Hog Slaughter” was anthologized in Cornbread Nation 6 (Cornbread Nation: Best of Southern Food Writing); … Continue reading

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Siraganian’s Sound Defense

Modernism’s Other Work: The Art Object’s Political Life While Associate Professor Lisa Siraganian’s first book, Modernism’s Other Work: The Art Object’s Political Life, is receiving rave reviews, she isn’t certain what to think of this editorial comment on Amazon: “Siraganian … Continue reading

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Raúl Coronado Recommends…

Raúl Coronado recommends : A Historical Novel, a feminist romance written by Jovita González and Margaret Eimer (pseudonym Eve Raleigh) in the 1930s and 40s and published in 1996 by Texas A&M University Press. This rare novel will be available at the September 27 … Continue reading

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