Literature, Fandom, and Fantastic Beasts; Stan Lee and Sherwood Anderson

I finished a new short story last week.  I'm mentally preparing for the next one by doing some reading and by catching up on other kinds of work.  Tomorrow, I'm going to start a story inspired in part by Sherwood Anderson's "Godliness: A Story in Four Parts."  Yesterday, I posted a short, positive review of … Continue reading Literature, Fandom, and Fantastic Beasts; Stan Lee and Sherwood Anderson

Religion (Religiosity?) as Rebellion

From 2009. I am fascinated by the idea, put forward in the lit seminar I'm taking, that in the middle of the 20th century it was fashionable for artists and writers to convert to Catholicism. I'd never heard that before. I was reading about Robert Lowell's transformation from Boston-bred Puritan/Congregationalist heir to Catholic, and found … Continue reading Religion (Religiosity?) as Rebellion