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Embroidering Stories

September 27, 2011 by


After powering through a ton of literary theory in the month of August, I’ve recently returned to the land of fiction. Working as a temp receptionist gives me a lot of down time with my Kindle, and I recently joined a book club, so the past few weeks have been the perfect time to work […]

Fun Home as an Appalachian Text

June 3, 2011 by


Protagonists of Appalachian literature often have a deep connection with the land. This is unsurprising, since the area is notorious as a rural region ruined by the raiding of its natural resources. Appalachian characters struggle with their conflicting love of the land and ambivalence about the industrial development of said land. Authors often communicate this […]