Introducing THE HAUNTED TYPEWRITER (.com) Video Blog and Homepage of Monarch Writers’ Author Cypress Butane

Check out the first episode of Monarch Writers’ author Cypress Butane’s new literary theory video blog – revolving around the discussion of the Monarch Writers this month ‘MIMESIS’. Follow his new site for more videos and blog updates at http://www.thehauntedtypewriter.com/Continue reading Introducing THE HAUNTED TYPEWRITER (.com) Video Blog and Homepage of Monarch Writers’ Author Cypress Butane

May 2019 – GOETHE – Writing A Letter To Myself – Sturm Und Drang

See these events on Meetup.com 2nd Monday 5/13/2019 Discussion and Prompt Night 4th Monday 5/27/2019 Share and Critique Night In May We are studying the German Author JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Wolfgang_von_Goethe And the literary movement he was a part … Continue reading May 2019 – GOETHE – Writing A Letter To Myself – Sturm Und Drang

April 2019 – The Schopenhauer Cure – Pessimism, Raising Consciousness, & Committing to Our Projects

See This Event on Meetup.com Check out the study guide for this meeting here. Saint Sebastian was an early Christian Saint and martyr. During Roman emperor Diocletian’s persecution of Christians, Sebastian was tied to a tree and shot through with … Continue reading April 2019 – The Schopenhauer Cure – Pessimism, Raising Consciousness, & Committing to Our Projects

MARCH 2019 – THE FIGHT OF THE SENSES – SYMBOLISM, METAPHOR, AND SYNESTHESIA

CONTINUING OUR DISCUSSION OF ⚫ SYMBOLISM ⚫ FIGHT SCENES ⚫ SYNESTHESIA ⚫   WITH AN EVENING OF SHARING WORK, FRIENDLY & CONSTRUCTIVE CRITIQUE, FOLLOWED BY A PROMPT FOR DISCUSSION ABOUT THE NATURE OF METAPHOR AND A FIFTEEN MINUTE FREE-WRITING SESSION … Continue reading MARCH 2019 – THE FIGHT OF THE SENSES – SYMBOLISM, METAPHOR, AND SYNESTHESIA

MARCH 2019 – THAT GOOD OL’ DECADENCE, SEX & VIOLENCE, AND ART FOR ART’S SAKE

“Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.” – T.S. Eliot   LITERARY THEORY . . . Some Excerpted from ‘The Symbolist Movement: A Critical Appraisal’ by Anna Balakian, Some From Literary Criticism by M.A.R. Habib  LTERARY ACTION ! Grammar … Continue reading MARCH 2019 – THAT GOOD OL’ DECADENCE, SEX & VIOLENCE, AND ART FOR ART’S SAKE

MARCH 2019 – SYMBOLISM AND AESTHETICISM LITERARY MOVEMENTS

March: Symbolist and Aestheticism movements: Ch. 19 in our Literary Criticism Text https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bskzgZp-tXVwAbUnQT_8ClqnVKOs0TCy/view?usp=sharing Focusing on authors Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), Walter Pater (1839 – 1894), and Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900), running countercurrent in theory to the Realist/Naturalist movements we studied in … Continue reading MARCH 2019 – SYMBOLISM AND AESTHETICISM LITERARY MOVEMENTS