May
24
2015
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Apr
05
2012
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Stories. Why I Refused the National Medal for the Arts, by Adrienne Rich

Read this 1997 article written by Adrienne Rich! (for Advanced students)

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Mar
21
2012
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Stories. Why I Wrote “The Yellow Wallpaper”, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Read the article, plus some of her stories and the novella The Yellow Wallpaper

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May
13
2011
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May
13
2011
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Dec
23
2010
2
Oct
03
2010
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Poems. Song, by Adrienne Rich

Adrienne RichRead the poem and learn more about this insightful author

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May
10
2010
0

Books. The Demon Lover (2 excerpts ch. 1)

Robin MorganThe Demon Lover. On the Sexuality of Terrorism, by Robin Morgan (1989). A Food for Thought text, with comments on what feminism is by your host.

Check out the TP page where you will find these excerpts.

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Feb
02
2010
0

Stories. A Telephone Call, by Dorothy Parker

Dorothy ParkerRead the story and learn about how to exploit literature to keep learning the language!

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Feb
01
2010
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Poems. Her Kind, by Anne Sexton

Anne SextonCheck out the Talking People webpage for Anne Sexton, and you’ll be able to listen to her!!!

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Oct
23
2009
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Poems. This Is Just to Say, by William Carlos Williams

William Carlos WilliamsI love this poem. It’s so mysterious, and so honest. I don’t know what it means. I just know it means something mysterious and daily and beautiful, plus totally human. Picture it as a post-it note on a fridge. Hope you enjoy it!

Read the poem

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Sep
06
2009
0

Stories. A Tree, a Rock, a Cloud, by Carson McCullers

Carson McCullersA story which is hard to read, especially if you want to teach students to pronounce the endings and the consonant clusters!!! 🙂

Read the story.

Aug
29
2009
0

Poems. The Housing Poem, by Dian Million

Post  your comments at the Dakota in Spain blog
Read the poem at Dian Million’s webpage on Talking People, and find out more about her

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Jul
01
2009
1

Stories. Ada, by Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein, a vital explorer of life and art,  tried to write like Cezanne painted.Gertrude Stein It’s hard to explain.
Ada is a story to her lifelong loved one.

Read  Ada and read about Gertrude Stein.

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Jun
14
2009
0

Poems. Autobiography in 5 short chapters, by Portia Nelson

Portia NelsonRead the poem and learn more about its author. There are some language notes in the Word version you’ll find.
Hope you enjoy it!
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