Barely A Crime (novel)

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  1. John Herreid

    Sigrid Undset and the Hard Case of Ida Elisabeth

    September 18, 2015 1:53 pm 4 Comments

    One of the most painful things in art is realism. Grotesquerie, exaggeration, wish fulfillment, romance: all of these allow a generalization of human behavior that may portray some truth, but they don’t cut to the bone in the same way that a stark portrayal of real, honest, human behavior does…. Read more »

    Tags: book review Ida Elisabeth marriage Sigrid Undset

  2. John Herreid

    Next week my family heads out for a little vacation, so I’ll leave you readers with some links to enjoy. First, at the Word on Fire blog Daniel Stewart wades into the Star Wars vs Star Trek argument: As I considered the “Star Wars vs. Star Trek” question again, I… Read more »

    Tags: Georges Méliès Pixar Robert Hugh Benson Sigrid Undset Star Trek Star Wars The Inklings

  3. Roger Thomas

    Love as Magic vs. Love as the Center of Life

    February 9, 2015 1:53 pm 3 Comments

    It doesn’t take much perception to see that in modern culture, romantic love is considered magic. Not merely “magical”, in the sense of a pleasant poetic attribute of a relationship, but actual magic, in the full sense that any true magician ever used the term. This is never articulated in… Read more »

    Tags: J.R.R. Tolkien L.M. Montgomery Michael Richard Roger Thomas romance Sigrid Undset