Tag: autobiography

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| December 7, 2013

on Colin Wilson

At some point in my senior year of high school I told my parents that I wanted to go to college, and they shrugged. It...

| September 6, 2010

pockets and watches

I try to wear jeans or jeans-like trousers whenever possible — “five-pocket style,” it’s sometimes called, the...

| July 21, 2010

last round with Shirky

So to get to the heart of the matter that I’ve been discussing in the previous two posts: I doubt that Clay Shirky...

| July 20, 2010

Shirky and me, continued

So, again, how do those exciting autobiographical revelations from my last post relate to Clay Shirky’s ideas about...

| July 19, 2010

Shirky and me

My suspicions of Clay Shirky’s techno-optimism — detailed in several recent posts on this blog — have a genuine...

| April 18, 2009

the future of memoir

In one of my classes we've been reading and discussing three autobiographical stories — three versions of...