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#Henry James

Reading Pathway: Ford Madox Ford

The symmetrically named Ford Madox Ford was actually born Ford Madox Hueffer on December 17, 1873. He changed his name ...

I Have Feelings About Henry James

In a little over a week, we’ll mark 99 years since Henry James died. And I’d like to say a ...

H.G. Wells, Feminist Author

Author H.G. Wells (1866–1946) has left an indelible mark on popular culture through science fiction novels such as The Time ...

Revisiting Reading with the Rooster App

It’s been four months since I signed up for and raved about Rooster, the e-reading app that sends you paired books ...

The Top American Writers?

Last week, the MLA* ranked the top 25 American writers according to the amount of scholarship that has been devoted ...

Casting “Downton Abbey” from Literature: Upstairs

Hardcore Downtonites (and I use the term “hardcore” deliberately–what is “Downton Abbey” if not porn for Anglophiles?) like me have ...