Tag Archives: Herbert Marcuse

Defending the Canon vs. New Attacks

Yale English majors have been complaining about requiring them to study canonical writers. Here’s is why they are wrong.

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Poetry Standing Firm in the Face of Fire

“But maybe stories and poetry can help open our minds to possibilities that are very real but extremely hard to see; and in that sense, they can be very practical.” – Rachel Kranz in a response to yesterday’s post I love the two responses to yesterday’s post (from the two major women in my life) […]

Posted in Behbahani (Simin), Stowe (Harriet Beecher), Tennyson (Alfred Lord) | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

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