children's and YA literature, film and culture (and a little bit more)
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"yet I tell you, from the sad knowledge of my older experience, that to every one of you a day will most likely come when sunshine, hope, presents and pleasure will be worth nothing to you in comparison with the unattainable gift of your mother's kiss." (Christina Rossetti, "Speaking Likenesses," 1873)
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
take a look
Really fantastic image tweeted by Levar Burton, longtime host of one of the best shows television has ever had, Reading Rainbow. The hashtag accompanying the tweet of this was #butyoudon'thavetotakeMYwordforit.
carbon-based life form: thinking, reading and gardening.
New College alum; current grad student writing a dissertation. I specialize in children's literature, media, and culture, and queer/gender studies, with a strong interest in 19th century British literature and culture. I like history, a lot.