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Doha Aboul-Fotouh ’15
11 months ago

Doha Aboul-Fotouh ’15

What is most striking about Doha Aboul-Fotouh is her profound sense of gratitude. When asked about her experiences as an English major, her studies at Baylor College of Medicine, her pediatric residency, …
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Syllabus: Literary Dystopias
2 years ago

Syllabus: Literary Dystopias

ENGL 269/ENST 265: Science Fiction and the Environment DEPARTMENT: English/Environmental Studies DESCRIPTION: This course examines the ways that science fiction challenges ideas about nature, culture, society and politics.

Students in the …
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Joseph Campana’s “Book of LIFE”
2 years ago

Joseph Campana’s “Book of LIFE”

The Book of LIFEJoseph CampanaTupelo Press, 2019

In the opening poem of his latest collection, Rice English professor Joseph Campana describes an encounter with a box of crumbling LIFE magazines …
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Faculty Books: Spring 2017
4 years ago

Faculty Books: Spring 2017

Love Among the Archives Writing the Lives of Sir George Scharf, Victorian Bachelor

by Helena Michie and Robyn Warhol (Edinburgh University Press, 2015)

WHAT SHE FIRST LEARNED …
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Q&A: Suzanne Rindell
5 years ago

Q&A: Suzanne Rindell

Rindell worked for several years at a Manhattan literary agency, during which time she wrote her first novel, “The Other Typist.” Her second, “Three-Martini Lunch,” follows a trio of …
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ABSTRACT | Summer 2016
5 years ago

ABSTRACT | Summer 2016

Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence by Timothy Morton (Columbia University Press, 2016)

Part philosophical treatise, part historical account and part lyric essay, “Dark Ecology” offers …
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Exit, Stage Left
5 years ago

Exit, Stage Left

The day I came to Rice to interview for a job teaching literature, in December 1969, a group of senior English majors took me to Sammy’s and promised to “tell …
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