Tag Archives: Bruno Bettelheim

Lit as a Survival Toolkit

Thursday Friend and occasional guest blogger Carl Rosin alerted me to a heartfelt Commonweal article by an English professor describing how literature helped her confront and work through childhood abuse. Cassandra Nelson’s difficult history leads to some remarkable insights into trigger warnings, which she opposes. Nelson’s view on trigger warnings is pretty much my own […]

Posted in Dante, Diaz (Junot), Julian of Norwich, Morrison (Toni), Shakespeare (William) | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pinocchio, a Horror Story

Disney’s “Pinocchio” sugarcoats the original, which is the stuff of nightmares. Happy Halloween.

Posted in Collodi (Carlo) | Also tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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