October 03, 2017
In May of 1905, a review of <em>The Troll Garden</em>, Willa Cather’s first published collection of short stories, appeared in The New York Times. The title of the review is "Promising Stories" and the length is three paragraphs, or what seems to be a rather short notice when we compare it to reviews of <em>The Troll Garden</em> from <em>Harper’s Weekly</em>, <em>Bookman</em>, or <em>Atlantic Monthly</em>
December 27, 2017
This post is response to Andrew Piper's recent "An Open Letter to the MLA" (12/21/2017), as well as a response to some of the reaction it generated on Twitter.