American Literature

Discussing The Future Of Dystopian Works

August 22, 2017

Whether it’s the current political climate or just a resurgence in popularity, dark novels such as “1984,” “The Handmaid’s Tale,” and “Parable of the Sower” are flying off the shelves. What’s next for dystopian writing? […]

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American Literature

Thoreau and Walden: American Nature Writing

January 28, 2017

By Ashton Nichols,Ph.D., Dickinson College Walden; Or, Life in the Woods, by Henry David Thoreau, is the foundational text of American nature writing; the point from […]