Tag Archives: Modernism

What Skylight Authors are Reading

It’s always fascinating to see what writers read, where they find sustenance and inspiration for their own work. A few Skylight authors have graciously agreed to let us in on what they are currently reading, whether for guilty pleasure or … Continue reading

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Guest Blog by Gordon Strong: James Joyce – Myth as Narrative

  …a brave man would invent something that never happened! Joyce   In both Ulysses, Portrait of the Artist and the prototype of the latter – Stephen Hero – Joyce is concerned with the presenting of ‘truth’.  Not only is … Continue reading

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Still Booming: The Revolutionary Enclave of South and Central American Literature

With American and British literature intent on creating black-holes of postmodernity and worm-holes to the neo-neo perhaps the most sturdy literary platform of that last few decades has been the ‘boom latinoamericano.’  Spurred on by its own vangardia to challenge … Continue reading

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The Future of Antithologies and the Joris Example

With poetry anthologies always determined by geography, genre, genus, gender, or group dynamics, it’s a joy to come across one that presents an odd assemblage of writers and unseen connections.  In 4 X 1 Pierre Joris, a Luxembourgian now residing … Continue reading

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