A Summary and Analysis of Jorge Luis Borges’ ‘The Circular Ruins’

‘The Circular Ruins’, first published in 1940, is one of the most richly symbolic short stories by the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges. One of his most powerful and suggestive explorations of the nature of reality and dreams, ‘The Circular Ruins’ can variously be interpreted as a story about artistic […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-06-05 14:00:43 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of James Joyce’s ‘The Dead’

‘The Dead’ is the most critically acclaimed and widely studied story in James Joyce’s Dubliners, a collection of 15 short stories written by James Joyce and published in 1914. As we’ve remarked before, Dubliners is now regarded as one of the landmark texts of modernist literature, but initially... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-05-29 14:00:07 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘The Lost Decade’

‘The Lost Decade’ is one of the shortest works by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), the American author best-known for The Great Gatsby. Published in Esquire magazine in December 1939, just one year before Fitzgerald died, ‘The Lost Decade’ is one of his most powerful short stories to deal with... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-04-17 14:00:20 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ‘The Minister’s Black Veil’

‘The Minister’s Black Veil’ is one of the best-known and most widely studied short stories written by the American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne. Subtitled ‘A Parable’, the story originally appeared in a gift book titled The Token and Atlantic Souvenir in 1836, before being collected in Hawthorne’s... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-02-27 15:00:46 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ‘Young Goodman Brown’

‘Young Goodman Brown’ (1835) is one of the most famous stories by the American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Inspired in part by the Salem witch craze of 1692, the story is a powerful exploration of the dark side of human nature. How Hawthorne loads his story with such power is worthy […] The post... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-06-24 14:00:49 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Man of the Crowd’

‘The Man of the Crowd’ is one of the shorter short stories written by Edgar Allan Poe (who pioneered the short story form when it was still an emerging force in nineteenth-century magazines and periodicals). Written in 1840, the story is deliciously enigmatic and, in some ways, prefigures later... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-06-02 14:00:22 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Washington Irving’s ‘Rip Van Winkle’

First published in 1819, ‘Rip Van Winkle’ is one of the most famous pieces of writing by Washington Irving, whose contribution to American literature was considerable. ‘Rip Van Winkle’ has become a byword for the idea of falling asleep and waking up to find the familiar world around us has... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-05-28 14:00:18 UTC ]
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Baker & Taylor reveals 'diversity analysis' tool for libraries

US-based book distribution service Baker & Taylor has announced it will be offering libraries a "diversity analysis tool" to help them discover, manage and report on diversity-related topics. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-08 00:26:16 UTC ]
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In Ruins: Reflections beyond Kuwait,by Mai Al-Nakib

Essay Photos by Mai Al-Nakib / Courtesy of the author Civilizations, empires, dynasties, and monarchies end, leaving behind ruins of their fabled splendor. Traces of achievements become more or less decipherable, contingent upon the mercy of... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-07-07 12:48:10 UTC ]
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B&T to Offer ‘Diversity Analysis’ Tool for Library Collections

Powered by the wholesaler's collectionHQ technology, Baker & Taylor’s “Diversity Analysis” tool will help identify opportunities for libraries to evaluate their collections against industry-accepted diversity subjects. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fleet bags 'fascinating' Ditum analysis of the Upskirt Decade

Fleet has bagged a “fascinating” feminist analysis of noughties culture by journalist Sarah Ditum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-24 21:00:32 UTC ]
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Ad Age Agency Report 2021: Rankings and analysis

Ad Age Agency Report is an annual ranking and analysis of advertising and marketing-services agencies. The report includes rankings based on U.S. and worldwide revenue. We have published Ad Age Agency Report every year since 1945. We published Ad Age Agency Report 2021 on May 3, 2021. A... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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James Joyce, Dubliners: Introduction and Analysis

Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories written by James Joyce and published in 1914. As we’ve remarked before, Dubliners is now regarded as one of the landmark texts of modernist literature, but initially sales were poor, with just 379 copies being sold in the first year (famously, 120 […] Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-03-27 15:50:27 UTC ]
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Let Me Ruin Your Childhood: The Inequality of School Book Fairs

It's easy to be nostalgic about Scholastic Book Fairs, but for poor kids and underfunded communities, school book fairs look very different. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-12 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Scribe to publish analysis of Sweden's Covid-19 strategy

Scribe has acquired The Herd, an "in-depth analysis" of Sweden's Covid-19 strategy by Swedish journalist Johan Anderberg.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 20:21:32 UTC ]
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Scribe lands Simon Akam's analysis of British Army

Scribe is to publish The Changing of the Guard: The British Army Since 9/11 by Simon Akam next month.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rethinking fairytales as feminist fables is rescuing them, not ruining them | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

A new collection of rejigged tales gets much closer to the spirit of these stories than the ‘traditional’ versions we’re force-fed There’s a book called Politically Correct Bedtime Stories, written by James Finn Garner, which used to be on my parents’ shelves, and is now on mine. Published in... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Verso scoops 'provocative analysis of female desire'

Verso is to publish Katherine Angel's latest work, Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again, exploring female desire in the context of the Me Too era. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-23 15:54:18 UTC ]
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The Road Toward Ruin: A Conversation with Neal Pollack

NEAL POLLACK, known to his fans as “The Greatest Living American Writer,” has had many incarnations in his literary life, from novelist to mystery writer to prolific memoirist. First, in his 2008 memoir Alternadad, Pollack reflects on his recent fatherhood and its incompatibility with his grumpy... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-06-28 15:00:57 UTC ]
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AD AGE AGENCY REPORT 2020: RANKINGS AND ANALYSIS

Ad Age Agency Report is an annual ranking and analysis of advertising and marketing-services agencies. The report includes rankings based on U.S. and worldwide revenue. We have published Ad Age Agency Report every year since 1945. We published Ad Age Agency Report 2020 on May 11, 2020. A... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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