Monthly Archives: April 2013

Gargoyles

  Gargoyles Though in college at the time, I took a liking to the Disney cartoon Gargoyles.  It ran from October 24, 1994 to February 15, 1997.  Currently Season 1 and Season 2 Volume 1 are available on DVD.  I … Continue reading

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Garbage

Garbage Is Not Pure Rubbish  “I’m only happy when it rains, I feel good when things are going wrong, I only listen to the sad, sad songs, I’m only happy when it rains,” sings Shirley Manson of the band Garbage.  … Continue reading

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Effort At Speech Between Two People

Muriel Rukeyser (December 15, 1913 – February 12, 1980) was an American poet and political activist, best known for her poems about equality, feminism, social justice, and Judaism. “Effort At Speech” my favorite poem of hers and my favorite poem … Continue reading

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19th Century Women Writers

   19th Century Women Writers When I began the project of putting together a syllabus for a class I found that there were a number of excellent anthologies out there that dealt with Nineteenth Century women writers and poets, but … Continue reading

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Sehnsucht

Sehnsucht I was reading A Dark Muse: The History of the Occult when I stumbled upon the term Sehnsucht.  Though I’d seen it before in the book The Quest For Christa T by Christa Wolfe and on my CD by … Continue reading

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Rhetoric Analysis of Veronica Franco

Rhetoric Analysis of Veronica Franco Cari Vaughn, 2002   I picked Veronica Franco’s Letter 17 from the book Selected Poems and Letters to analyze.  In order to understand her rhetoric, a brief biography is necessary so that the context might … Continue reading

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Veronica Franco

The Art of Love: Veronica Franco Cari Vaughn, 2001 For my project I decided to begin writing a fictional novel based on the real life of the sixteenth century courtesan and poet Veronica Franco.  Your first question is probably who … Continue reading

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