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Bloomsday!

One of the most special days I spent in Ireland was Saturday, June 16th, AKA Bloomsday. Sometimes stylized as Bloom’s Day, the event is named after Leopold Bloom, the protagonist of James Joyce’s classic modernist novel Ulysses, and is a … Continue reading

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How I Study Shakespeare

This summer I took a course on Shakespeare, and it was one of my favorite English classes so far! Shakespeare’s work can be intimidating, so I thought I’d compile a post with suggestions on how best to approach this subject … Continue reading

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Shakespeare 400 | I Brainstorm Ideas For My Final Project & Ask For Advice

Several people have requested that I write more about what I’m learning in college and since I haven’t published very many posts like that so far this summer, that’s what I’ll be doing today! At the moment I’m taking my … Continue reading

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Reading The Rainbow: The Price Of Salt

Reading The Rainbow is an original regular feature at Musings From Neville’s Navel. I’m a queer bookworm who loves to geek out about books and LGBTQ+ topics, so why not talk about both subjects at once?! Basically, I review books … Continue reading

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Veterans Day | 3 Books About War

Since today is Veterans Day (or Remembrance/Armistice Day), I thought it might be interesting to take a look at some books about war. So I made a list! 1. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque “We are … Continue reading

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LGBT History Month | Studying LGBTQ+ History (And Reading Queer Classics!)

It’s LGBT History Month! And I promised I was going to write at least one post about that, right? Well, I totally forgot… until now. WHAT EVEN IS MY LIFE. This is going to be another one of those link-filled … Continue reading

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The Luck Of The Irish (Writers)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! I thought it would be fun to do a post about my favorite Irish authors today because… well… authors are awesome! (What further justification do I need?!) So, without further ado, here are some thoughts about my … Continue reading

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