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The Art of the Novella: May Day by F. Scott Fitzgerald

In the spring of 1919, the world was recovering from the catastrophe of World War I, which had ended with an armistice in November of 1918. The Paris Peace Conference had begun in January of 1919 which would result in … Continue reading

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Inhabiting The Minds of Others

Once again, John Gardner’s fictive dream, as articulated by novelist Ian McEwan.  No one does psychological realism better than McEwan.  There is no other art form that can envelop us so completely and embed emotions within us so deeply.  We … Continue reading

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The Art of the Novella: Summer by Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton is perhaps best known for her piercing portrayals of upper class New York society in her best known novels, House of Mirth and Age of Innocence.  She did, however, on at least two occasions focus her attention and … Continue reading

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