Considering The Poetic Biopic

It’s a good time to be a dead poet with aspirations for movie fame. Apparently Hollywood has decided that nothing says “serious filmmaking” like biopics about famous poets. Movie studios

Fall Brings….NaNoWriMo

On November 1, the (10th year!) of the National Novel Writing Month will commence. For those unfamiliar with the event, it’s essentially a “contract” that you make to write a

Theorizing Anglo-Saxon Studies in Illinois

It’s not often that you can leave Texas and go someplace sunnier. But the persistent clouds hanging above DFW for the past ten days made the beautiful weather last week

Literary Tercentenary: Samuel Johnson

18 September 2009 is the birthday of English Matters, the weblog of the University of Texas at Arlington English Department. It is also the 300th birthday of Samuel Johnson. There

Welcome to our new blog

This is the new blog for the Department of English, a place to write about news, events, and all the myriad ways that books and reading impact on our lives.

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