What I’m reading 18 Jan 2016 through 25 Jan 2016

Simmer, The Labyrinth Unbound: Weblogs as Literature – "These features, I argue, characterize the weblog as a distinctive literary and creative mode, something richer and more nuanced than viewing it as simply the outcome of a specific toolset or formal structure allows for. The form’s literariness, then, is not a quality achieved by some weblogs… Continue reading What I’m reading 18 Jan 2016 through 25 Jan 2016

bookmarks for September 7th, 2009 through September 10th, 2009

Prune That Prose – The Chronicle Review – Another self-castigation about academic prose. Yes, good advice. Yes, a good position to take. But, as usual, the sense of academic prose is over-generalized and stereotyped. As here – "Revision requires making choices, something that academic writing allows you to avoid at all costs. Much of what… Continue reading bookmarks for September 7th, 2009 through September 10th, 2009