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Mormon LitCrit: Despair Porn vs. a Literature of Hope

It’s been an odd reading/viewing month for me. I rarely set out with a predetermined theme, but I often discover one as I go. While I understand that it’s unusual to discuss despair on Thanksgiving day, that was the accidental … Continue reading

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Mormon LitCrit: Coward, or What is Not Art

Yesterday I happened to turn on the radio to hear Terry Gross in the middle of an interview with singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt. I had never heard of Vic Chestnutt, but I like Gross’s Fresh Air program and settled in to … Continue reading

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