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My Literary Journey

  1. Gems Along the Way

    One aspect to this literary journey that is most pleasing is the discovery of new authors that I never read before and quite honestly had never considered reading before. In the introduction to the Barnes and Noble edition of The Magnificant Ambersons, I learned that William Dean Howells was considered the King of realism and Frank Norris was instrumental in the naturalist movement. I want to address Norris in this entry.

    I just finished McTeague by Frank Norris and prior to it ...

    Updated 12-07-2008 at 11:29 PM by PabloQ

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  2. Papa's Got a Brand New Bag

    I've always wanted a blog. Yippee, look at me. I don't believe you'll find much about my personal life all that interesting. I know I don't. But about a year ago I got this ridiculous idea. I was immensely dissatisfied with my reading habits -- all over the map from mysteries to classics to fantasy to crap. And usually in that order. I wanted something singular to focus on and for some odd reason I picked the USA trilogy by John Dos Passos.
    Here's the punchline, I haven't read it ...

    Updated 12-07-2008 at 11:32 PM by PabloQ

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