Archive for the 'Writers Wednesday' Category

Writer’s Wednesday: Graham Greene

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Click Here to Read: Graham Greene on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Graham Greene (1904-1991) on the Greeneland website.

Click Here to Read: Graham Greene, 86, Dies; Novelist of the Soul in The New York Times on April 4, 1991.

Click Here to Read: The 100 best novels: No 71 – The End of the Affair by Graham Greene (1951): Graham Greene’s moving tale of adultery and its aftermath ties together several vital strands in his work by Robert McCrum On the Guardian website on January 26, 2015. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Thomas Carlyle

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Thomas Carlyle on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Thomas Carlyle on the Transcendentalists.com website.

Click Here to Read: Thomas Carlyle 1795–1881 on the Poetry Foundation website.

Click Here to Read:  Heroes and Hero Worship by Thomas Carlyle on the Gutenberg website. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Umberto Eco

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Umberto Eco on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Umberto Eco on his tribute website.

Click Here to Read: Umberto Eco, 84, Best-Selling Academic Who Navigated Two Worlds, Dies By Jonathan Kandell in The New York Times on Feburary 19, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Ur-Fascism by Umberto Eco in The New York Review of Books on June 22, 1995 Issue. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Jean Améry

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Jean Améry on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Jean Améry: A Biographical Introduction by D. G. Myers on the A Commonplace Blog. Originally published in Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and Their Work, ed. S. Lillian Kremer,

Click Here to Read:  At the Mind’s Limits: Contemplations by a Survivor On Auschwitz and its Realities
by Jean Améry Translated by Sidney Rosenfeld and Stella P. Rosenfeld on the Ross Wolf Files website. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Thornton Wilder

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Thornton Wilder on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Thornton Wilder, The Art of Fiction No. 16 Interviewed by Richard H. Goldstone in The Paris Review Issue 15, Winter 1956.

Click Here to Read: The case of Thornton Wilder By Robert Gottlieb in The New Yorker in the January 7, 2013 Issue. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Jean Genet

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: America Is Trembling: Jean Genet’s Answer to Donald Trump: Jean Genet believed that money was inherently evil and the quest for power was a form of necrophilia by Tim Keane on the HyperAllergic website on January 20, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Jean Genet on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Jean Genet, the Playwright, Dies At 75 By Mel Gussow in The New York Times on April 16, 1986. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Jack London

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Jack London on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Jack London (John Griffith) (1876-1916) on the Jack London website.’

Click Here to Read: Jack London’s Dark Side: A new biography confronts the good, bad, and repellent By Johann Hari on the Slate website on August 15 2010.

Click Here to Read: Man Against Nature ‘Jack London: An American Life,’ by Earle Labor Reviewed By Henry Giardinia in The New York Times on December 27, 2013. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: H. L. Mencken

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: H. L. Mencken on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Mencken: America’s Critic by Jennie Rothenberg Gritz in The Atlantic Monthly on December 1, 2002.

Click Here to Read: H. L. Mencken Loved to Cover Political Conventions but Had Little Faith in Voters: The Sage of Baltimore Reporting from the Hustings By Danny Heitman in Humanities in the Summer 2016 Volume 37, Number 3 Issue.

Click Here to Read and View: What would Mencken say about media coverage of Trump? by Dawn Morais Webster in the Baltimore Sun on October 8, 2016. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Henrik Ibsen

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Henrik Ibsen on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Hedda Gabler: monster or philosopher? by Paul Levy on his Plain English website on December 14, 2016.

Click Here to Read:  Ibsen’s Life on the Shakespeare Theatre.org website.

Click Here to Read:  Henrik Ibsen Articles in The New York Times. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Flannery O’Connor

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Mary Flannery O’Connor on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The Passion of Flannery O’Connor: A prayer journal kept by the writer in her early 20s sheds new light on her biblical ironies by James Parker in the Atlantic Monthly in the November 2013 Issue.

Click Here to Read: The Parables of Flannery O’Connor by Joyce Carol Oates in The New York Review of Books in the April 9, 2009 issue. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: F. Scott Fitzgerald on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: F. Scott Fitzgerald Biography (1896–1940) on bio.com

 

Click Here to Read: The Diamond as Big as the Ritz and Other Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald on the NCSU.edu website.

Click Here to Read: Jay McInerney: why Gatsby is so great: F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel set amid the riotous frivolity of the jazz age defines the American psyche, says author Jay McInerney on the Guardian website on 9 June 2012. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: W.B. Yeats

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: W.B. Yeats on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: William Butler Yeats 1865–1939 on the Poetry Foundation website.

Click Here to Read: William Butler Yeats – Biographical on the Nobel Prize.org Website.

Click Here to Read: Yeats Meets the Digital Age, Full of Passionate Intensity By Jim Dwyer in The New York Times on July 20, 2008. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: José Ortega Y Gasset

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: José Ortega y Gasset on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: José Ortega y Gasset on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read: Ortega y Gasset’s Revolt of the Masses (excerpt) on the History Guide website.

Click Here to Read: Thoughts on Technology / Ortega y Gasset by George Milkowski on Brown University website in Spring 1998. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Edmund Wilson

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Edmund Wilson on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Who Was Edmund Wilson? America’s Greatest Reader By Joseph Bottum in HUMANITIES, November/December 2008 | Volume 29, Number 6.

Click Here to Read: Articles by and about Edmund Wilson in the New York Review of Books.

Click Here to Read: Missionary: Edmund Wilson and American culture By Louis Menand in The New Yorker in the August 8, 2005 Issue. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Langston Hughes

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Langston Hughes on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Langston Hughes 1902-1967 , Joplin , MO on the American Academy of Poets website.

Click Here to Read: Langston Hughes 1902–1967 on the Poetry Foundation website.

Click Here to Read: Langston Hughes on the Poem Hunter.com website. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Sherwood Anderson

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Sherwood Anderson on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Sherwood Anderson Foundation Website.

Click Here to Read: All roads lead to ‘Winesburg, Ohio’: An appreciation for Sherwood Anderson and his work’s lasting influence By Porter Shreve in the Chicago Tribune on March 07, 2014. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Pablo Neruda

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Pablo Neruda on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Pablo Neruda on the Poetry Foundation Website.

Click Here to Read: Pablo Neruda, The Art of Poetry No. 14 Interviewed by Rita Guibert in the Paris Review Spring 1971, No. 51.

Click Here to Read: The Ecstatsist: Pablo Neruda and his passions By Mark Strand In The New Yorker in the September 8, 2003 Issue.

Pablo Neruda in 1963: photo from Wikipedia.

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Writer’s Wednesday: Upton Sinclair

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Upton Sinclair on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Upton Sinclair By Anthony Arthur in The New York Times.

Click Here to Read: The Jungle at 100: Why the reputation of Upton Sinclair?s good book has gone bad by Chris Bachelder in Mother Jones in the JAaNUARY/FEBRUARY 2006 ISSUE. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Lincoln Steffens

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Lincoln Steffens on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Lincoln Steffens: Muckraker’s Progress By Kevin Baker in The New York Times on May 13, 2011.

Click Here to Read: Lincoln Steffens on the American National Biography website.

Click Here to Read: Editorial Observer; ‘The Shame’ That Lincoln Steffens Found Has Not Left Our Country By Adam Cohen in The New York Times on April 11, 2004. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: John Dos Passos

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: John Dos Passos on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: John Dos Passos, The Art of Fiction No. 44 Interviewed by David Sanders in the Paris Review in the Spring 1969 No. 46 Issue.

Click Here to Read: Dos Passos and the Many Lives of ‘U.S.A.’ by Richard Gilman in The New York Times on March 16, 1997.

Click Here to Read: The U.S.A. Trilogy by John Dos Passos, Reviewed By Will Aaugerot the Rumpus website on December 26th, 2013. (more…)