Category Archives: Interesting Literature

10 Great Quotations from Writers about Work

At first, I thought these great (and interesting) quotes from writers would be about writing. But they are generally about work, that is, work as something different from writing. Robert Frost’s quote captures my experience very well πŸ™‚ What about you? What quote resonates the most for you?

Guest Blog: Yuri Mamleev’s Shatuny, a Metaphysical Detective Story

Interesting stuff here … a metaphysical detective novel. I am not familiar with Mamleev, but this post on Interesting Literature intrigues me.

Five Fascinating Facts about Jean Rhys

Five Fascinating Facts about Jean Rhys is another interesting post from a regular contributor to Interesting Literature.Β  I remember reading Wide Sargasso Sea and being quite moved by it, appreciating Bertha’s side of the story.Β  As much as I also loved Jane Eyre, I always felt unsatisfied with the portrayal of Bertha.Β  Having grown up […]
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NaNoWriMo: Classic Novels Written in a Month

I so needed to read this [interesting] post!

Guest Blog: Medical Case Studies and Nineteenth-Century Literature

Interesting post on the development of the “medical case study,” but also a chilling look at “mental illness” in the 19th Century.

The Best Anecdotes Featuring Oscar Wilde

I’ve been remiss with my reblog of Interesting Literature’s posts. This one is on Oscar Wilde. Click, read, and enjoy πŸ™‚

Five Reasons Everyone Should Know Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Spoiler alert! It wasn’t Snoopy after all πŸ™‚ Read on to know the truth.

Literature and Martinis

Ah, the martini!

Guest Blog: Yeats the Visionary

And here is a second bit of interesting stuff to reblog. My day is now complete πŸ™‚

Sir Thomas Browne: The QI of His Day?

A bit lax in my reblogging of interesting stuff. Here’s one πŸ™‚