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Critical Theory and Some Decisions

October 12th, 2007 · No Comments

So, a couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about genres and how the academy pretty much dismisses genre fiction out of hand. In it, I mentioned that I have Issues with Critical Theory, but that that was a whole nother post. Well. Here it is.

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Genre Fiction and Me

September 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Note: Many thanks and respect to Robin McKinley, whose recent post and encouragement got me to finally type this out. I’ve been thinking. About the kind of reading I do, and what that means to my chosen profession.

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Another essay. . .

December 20th, 2005 · 2 Comments

This time, you get to read my essay on mystery in HP. It’s much too short, again: I was forced to merely mention what I’d love to explore in detail. But there it is.

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The first of my papers. . .

December 19th, 2005 · No Comments

Okay, you guys want it, you get it. Here’s my Dorothy L. Sayers paper. It’s condensed down from a presentation I gave in class in which I explored the time in which Sayers wrote, and compared her to several of her contemporaries on both sides of the pond. I’m not sure how good it is, […]

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