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What is an “American” Horror Story?

I’m getting wrapped up in American Horror Story, which is four episodes into its first television season—and not only because I’m trying to figure out if some characters are ghosts, flesh-and-blood individuals, or imaginary projections visible to certain people. As

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Posted in Cultural Phenomena, Fiction, General literature, Visual Media

April is National Poetry Month

For me, April always has been the true herald of spring.  In the two states I’ve called home for the longest, April brings warmer weather that steadily undoes March’s cold whipping winds.  And if March yields daffodils, April calls trees

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Posted in Books, General literature, Life of the Mind, Medical Humanities
Dr. Amy Rubens
I'm an "ambulant scholar," and I move among several worlds. As a professor of English, I research and write for audiences within and outside of academia. As a teacher of writing, literature, and culture, I facilitate learning. As a blogger, I critique, question, and reflect. Learn more about this blog and the work I do as a professor and workplace writing consultant.

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