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Category Archives: race
I have a J.D. I’m currently applying to grad schools in pursuit of an English Ph.D. There are plenty of reasons for this, and one of the biggest is this: Practicing law forces me to deal with narrative and oppression, … Continue reading
My personal Twitterverse directed me to this post at Stop the GR Bullies this morning. It’s a collection of reviews by Goodreads readers (Goodreaders?) focusing on Victoria Foyt’s Revealing Eden Part One: Save the Pearls. Revealing Eden Part One: Save … Continue reading
I’ve opined before that Willa Cather’s Sapphira and the Slave Girl isn’t actually about either of its title characters, especially the latter. To test this theory, and because I like shiny objects, I recently made Wordle images of each of … Continue reading
SAPPHIRA AND THE SLAVE GIRL Continued: Sapphira Colbert is an Egomaniac and Drowning Often Causes Paralysis
In my last post, I pointed out that Sapphira and the Slave Girl, Willa Cather’s last (and most uniformly labeled a failure) novel, is aptly titled in that this really, really, is not the “slave girl’s” story at all. Or, … Continue reading