Rachel Blau Duplessis

Over the 2008-2009 academic year, I got to work with Rachel Blau DuPlessis. Rachel is a feminist poet, literary critic, and editor of some great collections of modern poetry. A prolific writer and deeply interested in the avant garde movement … Continue reading

confirming what I already know

Following The Archer Pelican‘s suggestion, I took one of those “which philosopher are you/which philosophy best describes your own” quizzes. Does that fact that such a quiz returns unsurprising results add further support to my own self-assessment? Does it mean … Continue reading


Since Sartre is always lumped in with Camus as one of the great literary figures and moral leaders of war-time and post-war France, I thought I should read more by and about Sartre — if only to learn yet another … Continue reading