A chance to meet creative people
And the birds sing like never before
How to stop that critical voice. creative power.
I’ve chosen: Little Red Riding Hood: Grimm’s (not attributed to a specific author, but plot line copied by authors such as Charles Morgan, Bronte…). Because there are so many interpretations and intertextual references to this work in literature and literary criticism. Jane Eyre: Charlotte Bronte, because this work tackles the silenced aspect of the feminineContinue reading “NOTES on three stages of a Story, 3 favourite books and a song”
On Friday evening, I listened to the end of A Point of View; Will Self pontificating about the pointlessness of theory and its uses in the humanities, and the pointlessness of academic interrogation, culminating in his usual polemic stance, which is currently anti-humanties; he literally rubbished them; this is ironic, since virtually everybody is writing;Continue reading “Finished Essay – The Age of the Imagination? Past and Future Dissolved? Post truth Truth; Should I be incensed? Or is this a case of “a little knowledge being a dangerous thing”? – partly a response to Will Self’s deriding humanities on A Point of View @radio4 #humanities #theory – work in progress #Mental Health”
Bentley was trying to make Beth jealous, so he told them all a story about the girl at work. He watched Beth as he did it, enjoying the way her eyes half closed with jealous rage as she pretended not to care about the girl. She said sweetly, “that’s nice,” and stifled a sigh, pushingContinue reading “Bentley and Beth – Flash Fiction”
The man had got the job, it was clear; he was the one who had the courage, out of all the applicants sitting in the circle, to shatter the beautiful vase. The applicants had not left yet. Cordelia did something else; she stood up and picked up the pieces; she even picked up the shards;Continue reading “Micro Flash Response to The Vase and the Rose by Paulo Coelho”