Archive for the 'Writers Wednesday' Category

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…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Amos Oz

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Spirit Level: Amos Oz writes the story of Israe. By David Remnick in The New Yorker in the November 8, 2004 Issue.

Click Here to Read: Amos Oz, The Art of Fiction No. 148 Interviewed by Shusha Guppy in the Paris Review Fall 1996 No. 140. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Lionel Trilling

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Lionel Trilling on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The Last Great Critic: Lionel Trilling believed that politics needed the imaginative qualities of literature and that liberalism needed literature’s sense of “variousness, possibility, complexity, and difficulty” by Nathan Glick in the Atlantic Monthly in the July 2000 Issue.

Click Here to Read:  Regrets Only: Lionel Trilling and his discontents By Louis Menand in the New Yorker on September 29, 2008. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Erich Maria Remarque

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Erich Maria Remarque on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:   All Quiet on the Western Front: A generation haunted by war By Isaac Finn on the World Socialist Web Site on August 5, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Erich Maria Remarque Biography on the Encyclopedia of World Biography Website.

Click Here to Read: All Quiet on the Western Front by Patrick Clardy on the Modernist Lab at Yale University website. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Irene Nemirovsky

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: This Day in Jewish History 1942: Vichy Regime Unmoved by Author’s anti-Semitism, Arrests Her Anyway: Though Irene Nemirovsky was popular, converted, and wrote ‘about Jews without any tenderness,’ she and her husband would die in Auschwitz by David B. Green on the Haaretz website on July 13, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Irene Nemirovsky 1903 – 1942 by Sandy Flitterman-Lewis in the Jewish Women’s Archive Encyclopedia.

Click Here to Read: Assessing Jewish Identity of Author Killed by Nazis By Patricia Cohen in The New York Times on April 25, 2010. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Cynthia Ozick

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Cynthia Ozick on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Cynthia Ozick, The Art of Fiction No. 95 Interviewed by Tom Teicholz in the Parisian Review in the Spring 1987: No. 102 Issue.

Click Here to Read: Cynthia Ozick’s Long Crusade The author is considered one of the greatest fiction writers and critics alive today. At 88, she shows no signs of slowing down by Giles Harvey n in The New York Times Magazine on June 23, 2016. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: John Kerr

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  John Kerr on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Most Dangerous Story: How a Portlander rewrote the history of psychoanalysis By Carl Currie on the Bollard.com website on  April 4, 2012.

Click Here to Read:  The Real Freud Revealed: A long-lost memoir by one of Freud’s disciples has recently been published and reveals a man full of dark contradictions. John Kerr, who authored the book on which the film A Dangerous Method is based, explores this story by John Kerr on the Daily Beast Website on November 25, 2011. (more…)

Writer’s Wednesday: Norman Mailer

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How Mailer Became “Mailer” The Writer as Private and Public Character By Morris Dickstein on the Mailer Review.org website.

Click Here to Read: Norman Mailer Book Reviews and His Own Writings on the New York Review of Books Website.

Click Here to Read: Norman Mailer: Reviews of Norman Mailer’s Books in The New York Times. (more…)

Writer’s Wenesday: J.K. Rowling

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: J.K. Rowling on Wikipedia

Click Here to Read: J. K. Rowling Just Can’t Let Harry Potter Go By Sarah Lyall in The New York Times on June 1, 2016/

Click Here to Read: J.K. Rowling By Nancy Gibb in Time Magazine on December 19, 2007. (more…)