Tag Archives: History of Mormon Lit

Scripting Mormon Drama: Series Introduction

Due to a miscommunication, this was originally posted at A Motley Vision. Later posts in this series will be here, at Dawning of a Brighter Day. Not living in Utah anymore has its advantages and its drawbacks… for me one … Continue reading

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The AML Review Archive

It may not be the best-kept secret in Mormon Literature, but sometimes we wonder.  The AML Review Archive contains over 1000 reviews of books, short stories, films, plays, and play productions, and even a few of music CDs, all pertaining … Continue reading

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AML Annual Meeting

I want to interrupt our regular blog discussion to extend an invitation to all members, former members, and future members of the Association for Mormon Letters to attend our Annual Meeting on Saturday 27 February at UVU’s library. The theme … Continue reading

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Mormon LitCrit: Help Us Get It Right?

Right now, Jonathan Langford and I are collaborating on a volume tentatively titled “The Latter-Day Saint Family Encyclopedia,” which will be published this fall by Thunder Bay Press and sold fairly widely. As you might imagine, we’re taking advantage of … Continue reading

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Mormon Art Doesn’t Mean Utah Art

When I was in my teens, Mormon literature was going through an adolescent phase, with clichéd romances asking such earth-shattering questions as “Will they get married in the temple or not?” Amidst the feel-good-because-I’m Mormon literature were some genuine breakthroughs, … Continue reading

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