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Literature

Jun 22, 2021
Fledgling authors from underrepresented backgrounds and nontraditional students are turning to graduate creative writing programs at the City University of New York to tell their stories.

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October 27, 2022
As Chaucer studies grapples with one of the most widely noted discoveries in the field in years, Richard Utz wonders, will it do to say anything more about Chaucer?
September 19, 2022
Harper Lee’s novel belongs on college-level syllabi for the very reasons it’s rightfully losing favor in secondary school curricula, Andrew Newman writes.
October 7, 2021
Laura Skandera Trombley and Ann Ryan explore Mark Twain’s writing as just one example of how thoroughly American it is to try to unravel the knot of race, racism and U.S. history.
June 22, 2021
Fledgling authors from underrepresented backgrounds and nontraditional students are turning to graduate creative writing programs at the City University of New York to tell their stories.
January 7, 2019
Editors consider how small publications can find support and reach audiences.
January 4, 2019
Number of English majors is dropping and many language programs fight for survival. But at the MLA, professors share strategies that are boosting enrollments and in some cases forcing them to change what they teach.
September 21, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews some of the university press titles inspired by Mary Shelley’s classic.
September 12, 2018
Professor discusses his new book on insights gained from reading classic literature with people with autism.
July 20, 2018
British students paint over the Kipling poem "If" with one by Maya Angelou, citing the British writer's poem "White Man's Burden" and "a plethora of other work that sought to legitimate the British Empire’s presence in India and de-humanize people of color."
May 14, 2018
Anne Dwyer's students questioned the idea of reading the novel, even in a course on Nabokov. Here is her explanation of why the work should be taught.

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