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Empathy as One of Literature’s “Goods”

If you pay attention to the digest news blurbs that flow around the Internet and clutter our mental worlds these days, you might have caught various announcements of studies that prove that readers of fiction rate very highly on “empathy … Continue reading

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Snow Florilegia, by Ashby Kinch

If you watch Saturday Night Live regularly, you might have caught this recent sketch, in which three gangsters pull up to a brownstone, preparing to execute a hit (http://www.hulu.com/watch/588245#i1,p12,d1). The getaway driver is immediately distracted by snowflakes falling across a … Continue reading

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