Archives for January 2007

Finding Mark Twain’s Hannibal

by Terrell Dempsey I have spent three delightful days in Hannibal, loitering around all day long, examining the old localities […]

Faith Ringgold’s Tar Beach, A Literary Review

by Mallory Sweeney Many times in children’s literature, the audience is targeted through a variety of simplistic yet effective methods.  […]

The Studio Museum in Harlem Presents Africa Comics

by Jennifer Ciotta Days of the Harlem Renaissance still haunt West 125th Street with sites such as the Apollo Theater; […]

A Revealing Interview with Terrell Dempsey, Author of Searching for Jim: Slavery in Sam Clemens’s World

by Jennifer Ciotta Mark Twain expert Terrell Dempsey uncovers the truths of African American slavery in Hannibal, Missouri, Sam Clemens’s […]

War Games and Winter in Finland’s Lapland: Arto Paasilinna’s The Year of the Hare

by Toma Kavonius Reading Arto Paasilinna’s The Year of the Hare once again made me yearn for a proper Finnish […]