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October: A Month for Spooky Tales, Part 2

Last week we looked at storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham and her haunting tales featuring the many ghosts of Alabama. For this week’s edition of “October: A Month for Spooky Tales,” we will examine Bram Stoke...
 
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Lost Classics Eliz. Taylor featured img
Lost Classics Eliz. Taylor featured img

Lost Classics: Novelist Elizabeth Taylor

No, not that Elizabeth Taylor – she of the ostentatious makeup and jewelry; that many-times-married friend of Michael Jackson. Perhaps you haven’t even heard of English novelist Elizabeth Taylor? Born in my current hometown of ...
 
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Reading Shakespeare Plays

Shakespeare can be intimidating upon first approach because the language is so different from the way we speak now, but the stories told through the plays transcend time. Despite being written during a different era, plays such...

 
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Knut Hamsun in 1890 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.
Knut Hamsun in 1890 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.
Knut Hamsun in 1890 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

A Lost Classic: Hunger by Knut Hamsun

It’s uncertain where the term “starving artist” originates, but I wouldn’t be surprised to find it attributable, at least in part, to the 1890 novel Hunger by Knut Hamsun. Hamsun’s unnamed narrator is a high-minded writer with ...