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Genres 2010 - Web Paper 2

This is the second set of webpapers to emerge from Literary Kinds: Thinking Through Genre, a course about category-making offered at Bryn Mawr College in Spring 2010. Two months into the semester, students are exploring here the questions that have arisen for them since they last wrote; you'll find essays here about the digital humanities, syllabus construction, the genre we call "parody," and the particular imaginative test case we call Alice in Wonderland.

Take a look around, and feel warmly welcome to respond in the comment area available at the end of each paper. What strikes, intrigues, puzzles you...what, among your reactions, might be of interest or use to the writer, or others in the class, or others who--exploring the internet--might be in search of thoughtful conversation about how we are making sense of the way old and new forms of literature, and literary theory, portray the world?