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Deconstructed News

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Read this post on my blog. Deconstruction was a hot, new technique in literary criticism 25 years ago when I was a grad student in English studies. It was hot because it was favored by the sexy French theorists like … Continue reading

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Spook Country

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Spook Country is only the third of William Gibson’s novels that I have read. The first—and, I have to say, best—was Pattern Recognition. Spook Country shares with it the same sense of incipient danger amidst a cultural malaise spiked with … Continue reading

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Prince Caspian

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Disney seems intent on turning the Narnia stories into modern vehicles for teenage angst. All the children worry too much. Continue reading

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