Daily Archives: May 27, 2019

Creativity And Imagination In Frances Hodgson Burnett’s A Little Princess: Part Two

It is now worthwhile to turn out attention to the immense creativity of Sara Crewe shown in A Little Princess, creativity that begins when she still has a great deal of money, and that continues when she is impoverished and … Continue reading

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Creativity And Imagination In Frances Hodgson Burnett’s A Little Princess: Part One

I first read A Little Princess when I was in the sixth grade and one of the aspects of the books that struck me as very worthwhile was the way in which creativity and imagination played such an important role … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Selected Canterbury Tales

The Selected Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer, a new verse translation by Sheila Fisher This particular book is an example of the hazards of making a selected translation.  This is by no means a short book (although the fact that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Origins Of Tolkien’s Middle-earth For Dummies

The Origins Of Tolkien’s Middle-earth For Dummies, by Greg Harvey As someone who has read a few books in this particular series [1], and other series like it, I often ponder whether such a book like this is necessary.  I … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Little Princess

A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett The first time I read this book I was in the sixth grade, and it was a book I was required to read for English class, a task I was not enthusiastic about … Continue reading

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