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Anatomy of a Scene: Much Ado About Nothing, Hero’s Wedding

Much Ado About Nothing isn’t Shakespeare’s most famous play to tackle thorny issues of gender – The Taming of the Shrew has that honour –  but it is certainly one of the most complicated: a play in which we can see a slyly … Continu...
by Book Riot on Dec 7, 2015

Anatomy of a Scene: The Writing on the Wall in The Haunting of Hill House

When I first conceived of this as a feature I vowed I would do two things: 1) chose one specific scene from a novel and its adaptations and speak exclusively to that scene, and 2) maintain a quasi-academic objectivity about … Continued You ju...
by Book Riot on Oct 29, 2015

On Teaching and Learning

Over the past few weeks I’ve been collecting articles, posts, and quotes on the nature of teaching and learning with the idea that I would compile a longer essay on teaching and learning. But as my list grew and my … Continue reading U...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Mar 11, 2015

Philosopher Fridays: Walter Benjamin

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, a now biweekly (or bimonthly, depending on your preference) series where I take a brief look at philosophers who’ve had an impact on my thinking, for good or ill. These posts are not meant to be comprehensive …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Jan 23, 2015

Philosopher Fridays: Augustine on the Promise of Hope

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Dec 26, 2014

Philosopher Fridays: Augustine on the Promise of Hope

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Dec 26, 2014

Philosopher Fridays: Augustine on the Promise of Hope

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Dec 26, 2014

#beggaraccess: Nature, Dark Social, Free to View and the Open Access Debate

Nature has recently opened up its vast treasure trove to all those who know someone with access to them. Here I wonder at the irony of the fact that they are raising more barriers in the name of access!
by Scepticemia on Dec 6, 2014

Philosopher Fridays: Kierkegaard on the Strength of the Absurd

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Nov 28, 2014

Explore Longform with Writing 201

Explore longform writing in our newest Blogging U. course, Writing 201: Beyond the Blog Post. The fun starts Monday, December 1 -- learn more and register today!
by GĐPT Thiện Hoa 3 on Nov 21, 2014

Explore Longform with Writing 201

Explore longform writing in our newest Blogging U. course, Writing 201: Beyond the Blog Post. The fun starts Monday, December 1 -- learn more and register today!
by The Bong Kitchen on Nov 21, 2014

The Delicate Art of Reading Philosophy

One of the most common (at least in theory) ways to read philosophy is to look through a passage of text, isolate the argument into a set of premises and conclusions, and then evaluate the truth of each premise and … Continue reading →...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Nov 11, 2014

Is There Still Space in Our Digital World for Long-form Writing?

What’s a long read for you? 140 characters? 140 sentences? 140 pages? So much now on the Internet is being squeezed into the smallest space possible… Is there a future for reading “Long” pieces?? I stumbled on an article in Ne...
by Notes from An Alien on Sep 29, 2014

Themes for Longform Writers

A sampling of themes for bloggers writing #longreads, authors publishing material, and others who focus on longer articles.
by Chuch of Network Marketing on Jul 1, 2014

Linkin Park – Primo (I’ll Be Gone Longform Demo) Lyrics

Read More For Lyrics ~ Like us on Facebook: http://Facebook.com/Linkin.Park.Iz.Da.Best Follow us on Tumblr: http://Linkin-Park-Iz-Da-Best.Tumblr.com Follow u… Video Rating: 5 / 5 Clip liên quan: Linkin Park – In My Remains HQ Lyrics on s...
by Video Clip Youtube on Jun 6, 2014

Introducing Longreads’ Best of WordPress

Share your favorite stories over 1,500 words—interviews, book excerpts, and more.

Medical Wish-list: What can the new Government do for us?

“…ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” - John F. Kennedy The reason why I open this possibly naive post with this quote is because I intend this wish list to be a reminder to myself (and a...
by Scepticemia on May 26, 2014

Showing Polio the Finger: A Lesson in Public Health

As students of Public Health, we, in India, are witnessing history in the making. It is not often that one gets to see, and be a part of a revolution that is the eradication of a disease. I know that global polio eradication is still under threat bec...
by Scepticemia on Oct 26, 2013

Sports and Consequence: A Legend of My Youth

Tweet It is very easy to forget large portions of our childhood. It’s also easier to forget how we viewed things during that time. How something so unimportant on a larger scale, was the most important thing to us. That something or someone so...
by Los That Sports Blog. on Oct 16, 2013

Predatory Open Access: Part 3 – Research Spoofs and Publication Faux-Pas

Ever since the Science paper came out earlier this week, the world of academia has been a-flutter with excitement and controlled outrage. In the midst of all this, I decided to do a series of posts examining the situation at hand. This is the third...
by Scepticemia on Oct 7, 2013


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