Daily Archives: February 23, 2011

“Raising Money”

In Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery, I read Chapter 12, “Raising Money.” Booker T. Washington talks about his attempts to raise money for the Tuskegee Institute. This chapter reminded me of an experience that I once had.  I was … Continue reading

Posted in Black History Month, Desperate Housewives, Race

Starting Alter

I started Robert Alter’s Art of Biblical Narrative.  Here are some issues: 1.  The book has some definitions, which I may want to review in the future. On page 12, Alter defines “literary analysis”: “the manifold varieties of minutely discriminating … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion