Category Archives: Lodge (David)

Humiliation, a Lit Department Game

David Lodge describes a game in “Changing Places” that English departments might enjoy: Humiliation. Check out the rules here.

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Interpreting Lit by Computer

A new study purports to “reveal what exactly it is about popular stories that makes us love them most.” Your own explanations about why you love the characters you do are for more revealing. I include David Lodge’s mockery of such computer studies in his novel “Small World.”

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Walking a Pilgrimage, Rediscovering Trees

Walking El Camino de Santiago, a friend discovered the healing power described by David Lodge in “Therapy.”

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