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Can Love Last?

  Can Love Last? Can Love Last: the Fate of Romance over Time by Stephen A Mitchell came out in 2002. I read it in 2011.  This book is all about romance and its degradation.  Romance is closer to falling … Continue reading

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Culture History of Shoplifting

The Steal: A Cultural History of Shoplifting The Steal: A Cultural History of Shoplifting by Rachel Shteir came out in 2011. She starts out with the fact that in 2009 there was a dramatic rise in shoplifting.  Why?  Economic downturn … Continue reading

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The God Gene

The God Gene: How Faith is Hardwired into our Genes The God Gene: How Faith is Hardwired into our Genes by Dean Hamer came out in 2004.  The God gene hypothesis is based on a combination of behavioral genetic, neurobiological … Continue reading

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Metaphysical Elements In Poe

Metaphysical Elements in Edgar Allan Poe Cari Gilkison, Critical Writing Winter 1995    Edgar Allan Poe, though considered a classical writer, is often seen strictly as a writer of mystery, horror and Gothic.  However, his writing also shows a deeper, … Continue reading

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Bitch

  October 18, 2004 Bitch    Bitch! It can be a noun—as in a female dog.  It is often used to describe “A malicious, spiteful, domineering woman,” or as Elizabeth Wurtzle puts it, “A difficult woman.”  It can also be … Continue reading

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Women in Literature and Society

December 7, 2011 Women Women’s Studies and Women’s History takes center stage this week, mostly in my reading, but also in my life. First, I read The Queen of Water by Laura Rasua and Maria Virginia Farinango.  It is the … Continue reading

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