If You Get Any Closer, You’d Be Me

I’d just read The Sound and the Fury and The Hamlet, and then started Wise Blood because I’d read an excerpt that was one of the funniest things I’d ever read. Those Southerners, you know. (I’m reading my way through my own Southern gothic course now–I’ll continue with Faulkner, then more O’Connor, and go from […]

File Under: Use with Caution, Cross-Referenced to: There’s No Such Thing as Free

I understand why literature that is in the public domain finds favor in the eyes of assessment and curriculum publishing companies: 1. It’s free! Who doesn’t like free stuff? Besides, even when the content itself is free, the company still has to sink a lot of money into it. Passage selection, data entry, researching copyright […]