Category Archives: Literature

  1. Essay on James Joyce and Christmas

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    February 17, 2019 by bhjames78

    I have an essay titled “Holiday Parties and the Dead” up at Connotation Press: An Online Artifact. You can check …
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  2. FOUR TYPES OF TEACHERS, ONLY ONE OF WHICH IS REALLY TEACHING

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    December 16, 2018 by bhjames78

    This week, I have been re-reading John Barth’s The Friday Book: Essays and Other Nonfiction, which is John Barth’s ninth …
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  3. Parnucklian for Chocolate Audiobook

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    June 15, 2018 by bhjames78

    The Audible audiobook of my novel, Parnucklian for Chocolate (first published in 2013 by Red Hen Press), was released last …
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  4. Rethinking Shakespeare’s 5-act Structure

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    June 14, 2018 by bhjames78

    For most of my twelve years teaching high school English, I’ve taught a lesson on the 5-act structure of Shakespeare’s …
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  5. CATE Conference 2018

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    March 29, 2018 by bhjames78

    A few weeks ago, Liz and I flew down to San Diego for our second CATE (California Association of Teachers …
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  6. Holiday Parties and The Dead

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    December 28, 2017 by bhjames78

    This essay will be published at Connotation Press: An Online Artifact on January 15th.

  7. Trolls, Moana, and Joseph Campbell: A Post About Why I Don’t Rope Anymore, and How I Will Again

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    August 13, 2017 by bhjames78

    Month before last, I read Joseph Campbell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces.   I even posted on this blog, …
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