Anne Rice’s The Wolf Gift (2012) follows Reuben Golding, a young reporter with the San Francisco Observer, whose assignment is to write an article in order to sell a magnificent mansion set deep in the redwoods of Northern California, high above the cliffs and waters of the impeccable Pacific Ocean. He is invited to spend the […]
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The Science of Reading (2010), edited by Snowling and Hulme, is a volume in the series Blackwell Handbooks of Developmental Psychology, published by Blackwell. This volume offers comprehensive coverage of most of the recent research in cognitive and linguistic processes involved in reading. For those who are fluent readers, reading seems to happen without much […]
On February 16th, Ball State held a tribute to author Maya Angelou, who died this past June. English department faculty Prof. Mark Neely and Prof. Angela Jackson-Brown were both involved in planning the event, and Prof. Jackson-Brown spoke at the tribute. The English Department asked sophomore English major Nikole Darnell to interview Prof. Jackson-Brown and […]
Welcome to Holiday Reads! In this segment, Ball State English brings you a selection of recommended reads just in time for the Winter Break. In this post, Assistant Professor Craig O’Hara recommends Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives by David Eagleman. Why should we read this, Craig? Brevity can be one of the most difficult […]
Welcome to Holiday Reads! In honor of the holidays, Ball State English brings you Holiday Reads, a series of recommended books (or in this case–films!) from #bsuenglish students and faculty. For our first installment, senior literature major Rachel Crawley recommends the film Stuck Between Stations, directed by Brady Kiernan. Tell us about this film, Rachel. […]
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