As an avid reader of all types of books, I aim to help introduce manga, comics, and self published novels to mainstream readers through reviews and, one day, libraries. I plan to follow this goal by continuing on to grad school for library science, with an archivist/preservationist focus. Currently, I am ungrad literature major. Advertisements Continue reading Bio

Shakespeare Floriography

Dodoens, Rembert, and Henry Lyte. A Nevv Herbal, or Historie of Plants: Wherein Is Contained the Whole Discourse and Perfect Description of All Sorts of Herbes and Plants: Their Diuers and Sundry Kinds, Their Names, Natures, Operations, and Vertues: and That Not Onely of Those Which Are Here Growing in This Our Country of Engalnd [sic], but of All Others Also of Forraine Realmes Commonly … Continue reading Shakespeare Floriography


Athena, Ailia. Sep. 2009. Web. Feb. 25 2016. Chandler, Albert R.. “The Nightingale in Greek and Latin Poetry”. The Classical Journal 30.2 (1934): 78–84. Web. February 25, 2016. Doggett, Frank. “Romanticism’s Singing Bird”. Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 Vol. 14, No. 4, Nineteenth Century (Autumn, 1974), pp. 547-561. Web. 25 Feb. 2016. Feldherr, Andrew. “Philomela Again?”Playing Gods: Ovid’s Metamorphoses and the Politics of Fiction. … Continue reading Philomela


“Portrait.” The Wilson Quarterly (1976 – ), vol. 30, No. 2 (Spring 2006), p. 120. Arehart-Treichel, Joan. “Demystifying the Shark.” In Science News 110, no. 10 (1976): 154-56. DOI: 380092. Choi, Charles Q. “How Jaws Forever Changed Our View of Great White Sharks.” In Live Science. June 20, 2010. Dowling, David. “How the Creator of Jaws Became the Shark’s Greatest Defender.” In Narratively, last modified … Continue reading Jaws

Wizard of Oz

Fenton, Zanita E. “No Witch Is A Bad Witch: A Commentary On The Erasure Of Matilda Joslyn Gage.” Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 20.1 (2010): 21-38. Academic Search Complete. Web. 5 Oct. 2016. Gage, Matilda Joslyn. Woman, Church and State 1893 Original Edition. Watertowne MA: Persephone Press, 1980. Web. Hearn, Michael Patrick. The Annotated Wizard of Oz: the Wonderful Wizard of Oz / by L. … Continue reading Wizard of Oz


Barham, Jeremy. “Scoring Incredible Futures: Science-Fiction Screen Music, and “Postmodernism” as Romantic Epiphany.” The Musical Quarterly 91, no. 3/4 (2008): 240-74. Bertellini, Giorgio. “Restoration, Genealogy and Palimpsests. On Some Historiographical Questions.” Film History 7, no. 3 (1995): 277-90. Carroll, Nathan. “Unwrapping archives: DVD restoration demonstrations and the marketing of authenticity.” The Velvet Light Trap 56, no. 1 (2005): 18-31. Gittleman, Sol. “Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis” and … Continue reading Metropolis


Barnard, John. John Keats. Cambridge University Press, 1987. Bell, Arthur H. “‘The Depth of Things’: Keats and Human Space.” Keats-Shelley Journal, vol. 23, 1974, pp. 77–94. Print. Bell, Arthur H. “Madeline’s House Is Not Her Castle.” Keats-Shelley Journal, vol. 20, 1971, pp. 11–14. Print. Peter, Baldwin. “The Eve of Saint Agnes and the sleeping beauty motif.” Keats-Shelley Memorial Bulletin. Ed. Dorothy Hewlett. Volume no. XXII. … Continue reading Keats