Tag Archives: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Is It Better to Be Feared or Loved?

It’s Great Books Monday, and we are closing in on 9,000 pages of reading. Congratulations to all who have devoted any amount of time to these works.  Here are the readings for the coming week: “Customs and Opinions of the … Continue reading

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Radioactive Shrews and BFF’s

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! I expect most of you gentlemen are wooing more like Lucentio than Petruchio; I hope you ladies are receiving your gentleman’s attentions more like Bianca than Katharina! Here are the readings for the upcoming week: “Mowgli’s … Continue reading

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Throwing Ralph Waldo Emerson into a Volcano

It’s Great Books Monday; are you ready for the Bard? Here are the reading selections for the coming week: The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare (GBWW Vol. 24, pp. 199-228) “Declaration of the Rights of Man and of … Continue reading

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