My review of Toni Morrison’s 1977 classic, Song of Solomon…
Who’s Afraid of Postmodernism? Not the church, argues James K. A. Smith in this 2006 book.
As a tribute to the exemplary students who graduated this year and last, we’ve put together an ebook of the best work they produced in an upper division English course. You can download the ebook here. The following is my introduction to the collection.
The film’s moral is that you should be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be. That seems easy, but if you want love? That’ll take some work.
With a $150 million budget, that’s an expensive piece of criticism! I bet it all went into copyediting…
In Carol Reed’s 1949 classic The Third Man, no one is innocent…
The characters in Jacques Tourneur’s 1947 noir classic Out of the Past may not be good, but the movie is great.
In this conversation, Dr. Chisholm talks about how prose and poetry differ, his relationship to South Carolina and how it informs his poetry, and the metaphysical and spiritual truth he’s discovered about place.
I review Mark Sibley-Jones’s debut novel, By The Red Glare, which recounts Sherman’s attack on Columbia, SC.
In this conversation, Mark Sibley-Jones talks about where the idea for his novel By the Red Glare came from, the research that made the novel come alive, and where his historical and theological commitments lie.
Whether you’re visiting for the first time or just looking to make an informed deep dive into the Primer’s archive, these posts are a great place to start.
In this conversation, Will Stockton, Clemson University Professor of English, discusses the kind of feedback his book on dc Talk’s Jesus Freak has received; the complexities of evangelical Christianity; why writing openly about his sexuality and loss of faith actually left him in a better mood than writing about Shakespeare; and how the music of dc Talk is more than just a guilty pleasure.