Topic: Literature

Unearthed Fitzgerald story offers new insights

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Unearthed Fitzgerald story offers new insights

March 22, 2017 0 comments

“It fulfills all the requirements of fiction: it is one long sweet lie,” wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald in “The I.O.U.,” a story that came out in the New Yorker.

Novelist Ben Marcus MFA’91 read from his latest novel “The Grow-Light Blues”  Wednesday in the McCormack Family Theater. Marcus was on campus as part of an interview for a position in the Department of Literary Arts.

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Marcus MFA’91 reads from latest work

March 10, 2016 0 comments

Novelist Ben Marcus MFA’91 explored themes of health, vulnerability and technology’s dark side while reading his work “The Grow-Light Blues.”

Father-son poetry collaboration to be published

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Father-son poetry collaboration to be published

March 8, 2016 0 comments

Ben Ostrowski ’17 is a psychology concentrator and likely the only student at the University who turned an email exchange with his dad into a book.

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Paul LaFarge presents upcoming book

February 18, 2016 0 comments

Facing an intimate audience of about 30 students, alumni and fellow novelists, author Paul LaFarge gave a talk on H. P. Lovecraft and R. H. Barlow’s lives.

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Lahiri digs deeper into ‘Lowland’ influences

October 7, 2013 0 comments

The prize-winning Rhode Island native discussed politics, history and her recent works.

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Cixous explores the metaphysical

September 27, 2013 0 comments

Algerian-born writer argues writing is a way to confront the inevitability of death.

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Writer combines fiction and history

November 28, 2011 0 comments

Ha Jin’s rule for writing is straightforward: Make the story “interesting.” Applying that rule is more complicated.