Tag Archives: Literature

What Is Literature

In last week’s review of The Second Apocalypse, I made the claim that these books are not just entertaining, but also great works of literature. Literature is a fuzzy term with all sort of different possible definitions, so let me … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Second Apocalypse

If one doubts that passion and unreason govern the fate of nations, one need only look to meetings between the Great. Kings and emperors are unused to treating with equals, and are often excessively relieved or repelled as a result. … Continue reading

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Book Review: That Hideous Strength

Literature, at its best, is an exploration of the human condition which lays bare deep truths about life and human nature that cannot easily be put into plain language. By this standard, C. S. Lewis‘ 1945 science fiction novel That … Continue reading

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