Rohan MaitzenDepartment of English
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Category Archives: Novel reading
My turn! Here’s my traditional look back at the highs and lows of my reading and blogging year. Book of the Year: Hands down, and entirely to my delighted surprise, since I had no particular expectations going into it, my … Continue reading
It’s time for my annual review of the highs and lows of my reading year. Books I’m most glad I read, either for the intrinsic richness of the aesthetic, affective, or intellectual experience they offered, for the conversations they generated, … Continue reading
I’ve been in a bit of a blogging slump lately. Part of it is just that it’s that crazy end-of-term time. Not only are there this term’s courses to wrap (which, thanks to a very late exam, I won’t be … Continue reading
It seems only fair that after exposing my students’ shocking ignorance of Hopkins not long ago, I should come clean about some of the many gaps in my own reading experience. I’m inspired by the frank admissions (and often compelling … Continue reading
I’m mostly reading for my classes right now, of course (Agatha Christie and Tennyson, an odd combination). But in the interstices I have made my way through a few things just for myself. Some of them don’t inspire much commentary. … Continue reading