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The time in between
Summer 2014

Prolific essayist Michel de Montaigne was introduced to England by translator John Florio, a journey of readers and literature traced by WSU English professor Will Hamlin.


Categories: English, History
Tags: Montaigne, England


Dear reader
Summer 2010
A printed magazine story sits alone on a page with relatively little competition for the reader's attention. An online story sits only a few keystrokes from a torrent of other stories, tweets, videos, free classifieds and emails. And why exactly does this matter?
Categories: Computer sciences, English, Communication
Tags: Digital world, Reading, Internet, Computers, Brain


Booked: The Long Sentence of an Apprentice Reader
Summer 2010
What would it mean to refuse connectedness? Is it even possible?
Categories: Literature, English
Tags: Digital world, Reading, Technology, Books


Nöel Riley Fitch '65, '69—At Julia's table
Winter 2009
As a graduate student at Washington State University in the late 1960s, Noël Riley Fitch found her calling in an issue of Ladies’ Home Journal. A two-page story about Sylvia Beach and her little bookshop called Shakespeare and Company in Paris i...
Categories: Alumni, English
Tags: Writers, Julia Child, Cooking, Biographers


Words on words
Spring 2006
Mark Twain is rumored to have said that he had no respect for a man who could spell a word in just one way. Many college students wish that their English professors shared this view. Yes, it's true that conventional spelling promotes effective com...
Categories: English
Tags: Literature


Imagine: Class combines word and image to understand William and Blake
Fall 2004
The students in this class not only study Blake as both poet and visual artist--they also make images as he made them.
Categories: English, Fine Arts
Tags: Printing, Poetry


Stories about growing up
Summer 2004
Pamela Smith Hill isn't one to forget her roots.Born and raised in Missouri, Smith Hill set one of her novels, A Voice from the Border, in the Show-Me state, and another, Ghost Horses, in South Dakota, where she lived and worked for nearly a decad...
Categories: Education, English, Fiction, WSU faculty
Tags: Writers, Writing