About the Blog
Academic, attorney, editor, and former professor of English discusses writing, literary theory, and items of general nerditude. Sometimes cats!
[WARNING: Feminism ahead.] This is going to be shorter than I’d like, because I’m having awful hand pain and still have to type a bunch of things tonight. But I can’t not post it. In case you missed it, among … Continue reading
“‘Yes, I know.’ Mr. Fairhead sighed. ‘It’s the one thing they’ve got to feel important about – that they’re white. It’s pitiful.’” -Willa Cather, Sapphira and the Slave Girl My first edition of Willa Cather’s Sapphira and the Slave Girl … Continue reading