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The Symbolism of ‘A Rose for Emily’ Explained

‘A Rose for Emily’ is one of the most widely studied American short stories of the twentieth century, but the subtle narrative style and William Faulkner’s use of symbolism are often difficult to interpret. Starting with the ‘rose’ in the story’s title, the text is rich with symbols whose... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-02-03 18:00:07 UTC ]
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The Pulse of American Life: On Emily Post’s Evolving Legacy

Emily Post became America’s primary source for etiquette advice in the twentieth century through both her bestselling book Etiquette and radio shows on the topic. She was a prominent woman in New York society from the early 1900s until her death in 1960. Born in Baltimore, the daughter of famed... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-05 08:51:10 UTC ]
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21 Books for the 21st Century: The Results of Our Readers’ Poll, by The Editors of WLT

Lit Lists Earlier this spring, the editors of WLT invited twenty-one writers to nominate a single book, published since the year 2000, that has had a major influence on their own work, along with a brief statement explaining their choice. We published... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-06-28 13:32:05 UTC ]
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Five Italian Short Story Collections You Should Read

Short stories by contemporary Italian writers are hard to come across and almost none of them make it across the Atlantic. Booksellers and publishers seem to stay away from them because—what’s new?—they sell less, as they apparently lack “the immersive factor.” However, readers in the twentieth... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-16 08:48:49 UTC ]
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12 of the Best Books of Literary Criticism Everyone Should Read

Literary criticism (or even ‘literary theory’) goes back as far as ancient Greece, and Aristotle’s Poetics. But the rise of English Literature as a university subject, at the beginning of the twentieth century, led to literary criticism focusing on English literature – everything from... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-04-15 14:00:07 UTC ]
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Democracy Down

Last year, Timothy Snyder published a very short book titled On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From the Twentieth Century. A Yale professor who had been known for his work on World War II—specifically for his history Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin—Snyder’s focus on how to keep autocracy... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book review: 'Thinking the Twentieth Century' by Tony Judt and Timothy Snyder

Controversial political and social issues are examined with an intellectual passion.Thinking the Twentieth Century Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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