Daily Archives: November 2, 2017

La Hotel Espero: Chapter One

Day One:  The Bellhop He woke up in a cold sweat.  It was the same old nightmare again, he thought to himself as he rubbed his eyes and then sat up in his bed.  One nightmare had passed, but the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chaucer: 1340-1400

Chaucer:  1340-1400:  The Life And Times Of The First English Poet, by Richard West This book leaves one with a somewhat ambivalent feeling about Chaucer, and it likely reflects some ambivalence on the part of the author himself.  Containing a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Puritan Family Life

Puritan Family Life:  The Diary Of Samuel Sewall, by Judith S. Graham In the popular culture, and even among a great many academics, the Puritans suffer from being considered cosmic killjoys who had no sense of fun and who were … Continue reading

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