Comps Notes: Poetry

I really like poetry, but it’s something that I have a hard time speaking about sometimes. Don’t get me wrong, I can gloss a sonnet pretty well, but once you get to the more recent, modern developments it’s much, much harder for me. On my reading list, I have works by 15 poets. In this … Continue reading

A Comps Contract with Myself

I’m studying for my comprehensive exams, which will hopefully take place in December <fingers crossed>. My area of concentration is Long Twentieth Century Multi-ethnic American Literature (1890-2010) and my special topic is Transnational Feminism, with an emphasis on girlhood. I did my M.A. here and went with the exam option rather than a thesis, because … Continue reading