Category Archives: Tennyson, Alfred Lord

This Week in My Classes: Nancy Drew and Tennyson

That’s perhaps the oddest couple I’ve ever put together in the title of a post! Yet both in their own wildly disparate ways provided plenty of material for my Monday classes. I was nervous heading into our first session on … Continue reading

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Tracy Chevalier, Remarkable Creatures

In a word, unremarkable. I suppose it should be no surprise that the majority of books I read are not that good. If writing a great book were easy or common, we wouldn’t have the concept of a masterpiece–or of … Continue reading

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