Tag Archives: fiction

Bookmarks: 1/20/14 – 2/16/14

In this edition of Bookmarks – black birds, black sausage, black rights, black paintings, and black humor (somewhere). Onwards! Advertisements

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Fiction and Argument: Building a Room of One’s Own

It’s been a painfully slow week. Well, the weekends have gone by quickly – too quickly, to be honest – but the days are dragging on. Maybe it’s a side effect of this frigid (ok, by mid-Atlantic standards) weather… The … Continue reading

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“We Work, to Stay Alive:” Fiction and the South African Literary Imagination

This is not a post about Nelson Mandela. Numerous public tributes for a man of such stature have flooded in and will no doubt continue to do so for some time, while many more of us, I would imagine, have … Continue reading

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