Monthly Archives: February 2013

Sixth Reading for Cycle 2012-2013

Cycle: Other Voices and Other Cultures in the Contemporary American Short Story March reading: “The Five Wounds” by Kirstin Valdez Quade  “Short story about a man who plays Jesus in a passion play and his relationship with his pregnant teen-age … Continue reading

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“Reading Lessons,” by Edwidge Danticat

It seems contrary to our generally chronological logic to begin a discussion of this month’s short story, Edwidge Danticat’s “Reading Lessons”, by talking about its ending, but I’d like to try anyway. Much (but not all) of the narrative tension … Continue reading

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