Category Archives: elsewhere

Happy birthday to A

How often do you get a review published on your birthday?  It was thoughtful of the PMC editors to arrange that for her.  She’s thirty-four  I of course would never mention her age.

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New Bookslut post

Another Thursday, another chance to post at Blog of a Bookslut.  The key bit: What kind of self-deluded narcissism is required for an editor of the Times Book Review section to write, “Never mind reviews. What’s happened to proletarian literature … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Book for Boys

Popmatters has posted my review of Conn and Hal Iggulden’s The Dangerous Book for Boys. Key grafs: I will say this: My four-year-old thinks The Dangerous Book for Boys is the greatest book I’ve ever been assigned to review. It’s … Continue reading

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Klaver’s _The Apostle of the Flesh: A Critical Life of Charles Kingsley

The new Victorian Studies (Winter 2007), and included in it is my review of J. M. I. Klaver’s The Apostle of the Flesh: A Critical Life of Charles Kingsley (Brill, 2006).  Here’s the first graf: In 1872, Vanity Fair remarked … Continue reading

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Assessment & Accountability

Over at Academic Commons, my first post is up: It’s about the so-called Voluntary System of Accountability being promulgated by the American Association of State Colleges & Universities (AASCU) and the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges … Continue reading

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New Bookslut post

My weekly post at Blog of a Bookslut is up. Topics include the new book of Guantanamo Bay detainee poems, a new edition of Blake’s illustrations of “Comus,” the “Immanent Willy,” and more.

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