One of my favourite authors evah, Max Barry, is pissed off at Warner Bros and the MPAA. He is threatening to strike the pay-the-MPAA clauses out of his next book-into-movie-deal contract. I suggest we all write wildly successful novels that get picked up by studios so we can join in on the protest.
Gregory Day’s The Patron Saint of Eels is a work of magical realism written as a modern fable that produces a problematic of migration and change. See reviews from The Age and transcript of a discussion with the author. The narrator, Noel, and the rest of the rural town of Mangowak, wake one morning after […]
Over the fold are some brief comments on Marianne Moore‘s “The Mind is an Enchanting Thing“. I shall be posting some more of the material I had prepared for class discussion up here including some on Mansfield and Brecht.