Turner August 17, In Review:
My Reading Highlights This is how persnickety I am: I am sneaking this list of my favorite books of into November, simply so that I can have an uninterrupted archive list on my blog for every month of every year.
I'm really writing this in December, but it will be our little secret. So far as the archive list knows, this was penned in November a month spent in reading Chesterton, and not in writing at all. Some of the highlights of my reading list in no particular order: Lewis -- Have you ever something that just sucked the air out of your lungs with its insight and perfection?
Read "Men without Chests," from this C. Lewis trilogy of essays, and you'll read something that almost made me faint with its splendor.
Lewis is writing about the modern methods and philosophy in education this was inand it has only gotten worse since then: The Chest -- Magnanimity -- Sentiment -- these are the indispensable liaison officers between cerebral man and visceral man.
It may even be said that it is by this element that man is man: And all the time -- such is the tragi-comedy of our situation -- we continue to clamour for.
You can hardly open a periodical without coming across the statement that what our civilization needs is more "drive," or dynamism, or self-sacrifice, or "creativity. We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honour and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.
We castrate and bid the geldings be fruitful. Steyn combines three socio-economic issues into one horrific vision of the future. I must remember to add Mark Steyn to my reasons for loving Canada near the bottom of this blog.
Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo -- This book is so whimsical and romantic and charming, that it matters not that it was written for elementary school children.
It was one of the best books I read this year, because the story was so compelling and odd and other-worldly.
Mark my vote in the "loved it" column. Dallas knows how to spin a good story, and it's nice to see her leaving behind some of her earlier repeated themes and striking out in new directions. I love the way he uses words.Damnation of Theron Ware The Damnation of Theron ware"\; by Harold Frederic in TXT format.
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Harold Frederic's The Damnation of Theron Ware: A Study Guide with Annotated Bibliography, by Robin Taylor Rogers. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences, University of South Florida.
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