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What the Heck is Trimmings?

For my wildcard post, I was interested in how the academic world responded to the publishing of Trimmings by Harryette Mullen. Gertrude Stein, the poet whom Mullen drew much inspiration from, was a controversial figure in her own right, and I … Continue reading

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Mullen Imitation

I thought Harryette Mullen’s Trimmings was fascinating this week. She’s very punny and intelligent and I like the way she chose to use material items as a route to express larger social issues or concepts. I would imagine even one of … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Like Puns: Response to Haryette Mullen’s Recylcopedia

When I think of puns I immediately think of a socially inept individual who knows no other way to break the ice during an event with strangers other than to suddenly exclaim, “You know what the worst part about these … Continue reading

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