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Button.(Short story)

Button.(Short story) Jobson, Liesl WE CALLED HER MISS FABULOUS, although her real name was Miss Fabaldon, because when she checked your writing or listened to your reading, she would touch you on the shoulder and say, Those are fabulous kicking kings you’ve written today, Nzuzo. Or she’d take your hand and look you in the […]

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Sounding the Whale: Moby-Dick as Epic Novel

Sounding the Whale: Moby-Dick as Epic Novel Bainard Cowan In the past decade, critics seem to have found the power of Melville’s works so threatening that they feel they must seize interpretive control over it, and only the strongest determinants and delimitations of meaning have sufficed. Thus, biography-cum-psychoanalysis, sexual orientation, race, and political ideology have […]

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Loving B.F. Skinner

Loving B.F. Skinner Colleen Abel You might think it wasn ' t easy. Husband who refused to say I love you to his wife, thanking her, dear, instead for positively reinforcing me today. Father who caught his child in a box he called the heir conditioner , his toddler ' s fat hands pressed in […]

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Inspirations

Inspirations John Brehm He’s probably been rejected thousands of times and still he’s undeterred, the smiling, round-faced black man who wheels his cart full of poems through the subway car and sings out: “Ladies and gentlemen, these poems are by my wife, and every one of them is beautiful.” Indeed, they are. Bordered in red […]