Day: May 9, 2005

The Magnificent Seven

This afternoon, I read a review of The Seven Basic Plots by Christopher Booker, wherein the reviewer seems to like Aristotle better than Carl Jung. But then, who doesn’t?

In any case, the book apparently argues (I say “apparently” because I haven’t actually read it) that the plots of all … Read the rest

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Six Month Review

Last November, just about six months ago, we premiered a new LitKicks format designed for a tight focus on literary discussion. We wanted to strip the site down to a minimal foundation — three discussions a week, one poetry board, and nothing more.

We knew this was an unusually rigid … Read the rest

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