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Shakespeare Sucks! by Leo Tolstoy

Shakespeare Sucks! (or Shakespeare not a Great Genius) I remember the astonishment I felt when I first read Shakespeare. I expected to receive a powerful esthetic pleasure, but having...
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WERWOLVES AND VAMPIRES AND GHOULS

WERWOLVES AND VAMPIRES AND GHOULS from Werwolves (1912) by Elliott O’Donnell THROUGHOUT the Middle Ages, and even in the seventeenth century, trials for lycanthropy were of common occurrence in...
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THE WRITER HIMSELF by Robert Saunders Dowst

THE WRITER HIMSELF  by Robert Saunders Dowst Critical Faculty—Cultivation of Genius—Observation and Information—Open-mindedness—Attitude Toward Life—Prejudice and Provincialism—The Social Question—Reading—Imagination. Accessible as are the data of the fiction writer, the...
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Book, Authors, and Hats by Mark Twain

BOOKS, AUTHORS, AND HATS by Mark Twain           ADDRESS AT THE PILGRIMS’ CLUB LUNCHEON, GIVEN IN HONOR OF Mr.           CLEMENS AT THE SAVOY HOTEL, LONDON, JUNE 25, 1907....
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Fox-women by Elliott O’Donnell

Fox-women an excerpt from Byways of Ghost-Land 1911  by Elliott O’Donnell Very different from this were-wolf, though also belonging to the great family of elementals, are the fox-women of...
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RUPERT BROOKE: by Henry James

RUPERT BROOKE: by Henry James Nothing more generally or more recurrently solicits us, in the light of literature, I think, than the interest of our learning how the poet,...
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