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Mormons and American Literature Anthologies: An Exercise in Optimism

In the last forty years, the American literary canon has changed dramatically. If you go back to Norton American literature anthologies from the late 1960s and early 1970s, you’ll notice that most of the writers are white men, a dozen … Continue reading

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Genealogy Stories as Mormon Literature

As a genealogist, I am particularly interested in the form of Mormon literature which might be called “genealogy miracle stories.” I just finished a collection of them that was compiled by Marilyn Brown and Lee Nelson and published by Cedar … Continue reading

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