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Reading Rainbow Redux

It’s t-2 days until I teach the last session of my spring semester, introductory fiction course. As I’ve mentioned elsewhere on this site, the course is geared towards non-majors of any class standing, although juniors and seniors far out number

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“The Hour of the Pearl,” or My Morning Cup of Coffee

John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row is one of my favorite books to teach, and students often remark highly of the novel, as well.  This post is inspired by some re-reading I did in preparation for teaching the novel in my introduction

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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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