The Sentence Is a Lonely Place DISCUSSED: The Forlornities of Life, Overliteral Pronunciation, Books as Props, Books as Reliquaries, The Scrunch and Flump of Consonants, Barry Hannah, Gordon Lish, Abruptions, Narratives of Steep Verbal Topography,Sam Lipsyte, Consummated Language, Christine Schutt, Interior Vowels I came to language only late and only peculiarly. I grew up in a household where the only books were the telephone book and some coloring books. American Renaissance American Renaissance painted decor: gilded stencilling on an olive green ground in the Office of the Secretary of the Navy in the Executive Office Building, 1879 (now the Vice President's Ceremonial Office) Ennobled currency: The central vignette of the US$2 bill, Series 1896: Blashfield's Science presents Steam and Electricity to Commerce and Manufacture. In the history of American architecture and the arts, the American Renaissance was the period from 1876 to 1917 characterized by renewed national self-confidence and a feeling that the United States was the heir to Greek democracy, Roman law, and Renaissance humanism.
Quais du polar - Lire écrire Like every year, Quais du Polar will award the Agostino Prize for the best crime or detective fiction short-story. The 2013 competition has started. This year Quais du Polar will work in partnership with the Opéra de Lyon in tune with the Opéra’s Justice/Injustice Festival during which Claude, the opera based on Victor Hugo’s Claude Gueux – a short and vibrant plea against death penalty – will be performed for the first time. The Agostino Prize rewards the crime or detective fiction short-story which best epitomises the fight against injustice. If you want to apply, you can find more information under the ‘À l’année’ section.
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Home Page August 7, 2012 To all my educator colleagues: As you all know, I retired in June of 2011 from my school district job as Director of Technology. 100 Most Influential Books Since the War (TLS) Who wrote this list? See the heading above and the credit below to find out who wrote this list. If you don't like the selections in this list or the arrangement, take it up with the author(s). Why isn't my favorite author listed here?
I live at the library (and you can, too!) Wall of text crits you, etc. To be fair, I only live in the library during business hours. The rest of the time I'm in my car.