What Your Favorite Author Says About You.
“We know the cliche goes, “You are what you eat,” but it should really be, “You are what you read.” Or rather, who you read. One’s favorite author can say a lot about who they are as a person. Want to know what your favorite says about you? From Faulkner to Salinger, we’ve got the answers!
Post Six: Reading Month
Something on the light side to usher the weekend into relaxing nooks for splendid reading. Ah, go ahead and take the quiz to see what the funny side of life tells you about your relationship with your favourite author. Go, go!
Jane Austen’s Names: Riddles, Persons, Places by Margaret Doody, review: ‘exuberant’ – Telegraph.
‘What’s in a name?” shrugs Shakespeare’s Juliet. Margaret Doody, an American academic, would explain. A name is a story with a complex history; names are rooted to place, to religion, to politics. They can be games or puns; in Jane Austen’s hands a name can be poem. In her examination of the names of people and places in Austen’s novels, Doody uncovers new levels of complexity and comedy, and suggests that the nation’s favourite author was less a realist than a surrealist.”
Post One: Reading Month 2015
A review of a book review of arguably one of the most beloved author in English Literature History. It is also no secret that JA is my favourite author. :).