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US students request 'trigger warnings' on literature - The Guardian

US students request 'trigger warnings' on literature - The Guardian | Literature | Scoop.it
The Guardian US students request 'trigger warnings' on literature The Guardian A draft trigger warning policy from Oberlin, quoted in Inside Higher Education, used Achebe's acclaimed text as an example of a work which might require a warning,...
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lots of talk amongst my literati friends about the controversial problem of whether to warn people of explicit content in literature or to assume tolerance of reality or rather, to toughen the fuck up

 

my mum thinks books should be rated the same way films are - Sex Violence Language PG 13 16 18 etc etc etc

 

but censorship? and how much of it? is this going to morph into another Ginsberg "Howl" case - oh no

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Frank O'Hara's Lunch Poems: 21st-Century Poetry Written in 1964 - The Atlantic

Frank O'Hara's Lunch Poems: 21st-Century Poetry Written in 1964 - The Atlantic | Literature | Scoop.it
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Frank O'Hara's Lunch Poems: 21st-Century Poetry Written in 1964
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Some poets shape how we speak. Others use an idiom that, through some combination of chance and insight, anticipates changes in a language.
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"wanna have a coke with me?" is probably the most successful pick up line you could work on me

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