Can bourgeois, monolingual authors provide insight into the experience of marginalized others?Read more "Can First World Literature Teach us Anything?"
By Mark McConaghy In part one of this series, I asked the question: why read literature in this day and age? What can literature actually do to better humanity? While intellectuals, professors, and graduate students may feel that an answer to such a question is readily apparent- literature Enlightens! Enthralls! Nurtures our Soul!- I have […]Read more "Why Read Literature Part 2: We Still Need Scalpels"