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Year End Review: Don’t Tell Me

Dec 31, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

With 2013 just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to sit back and reflect on another year of great content and great books. Check back twice daily in the last days of 2012 for a selection of our favorite MulhollandBooks.com posts from the past year! A recent, controversial  New York Times article by Stanley Fish uses the […]

A Critic’s Perspective

May 31, 2012 in Guest Posts

The critical debate surrounding Stanley Fish’s defense of “spoilers” seems to focus mainly on how it affects the reader’s enjoyment of the book, either in a negative or positive way. What I think what needs to be discussed is the purpose of criticism. Why do readers read them, and what purpose do they serve? Do they […]

What Happens Next?

May 25, 2012 in Guest Posts

A recent, controversial  New York Times article by Stanley Fish uses the results of a 2011 psychological study to argue readers and viewers experience no negative effects from knowing the ending of a story in advance. We asked a few of our friends what they thought–check back regularly today for their responses. It’s like the lit crit version […]

Spoiler Alert

May 25, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

A recent, controversial  New York Times article by Stanley Fish uses the results of a 2011 psychological study to argue readers and viewers experience no negative effects from knowing the ending of a story in advance. We asked a few of our friends what they thought–check back regularly today for their responses. Mr. Fish doesn’t think he owes […]

Dickens, Professor?

May 25, 2012 in Mulholland Authors

A recent, controversial  New York Times article by Stanley Fish uses the results of a 2011 psychological study to argue readers and viewers experience no negative effects from knowing the ending of a story in advance. We asked a few of our friends what they thought–check back regularly today for their responses. A common way to end the […]

Bad Dog

May 25, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

A recent, controversial  New York Times article by Stanley Fish uses the results of a 2011 psychological study to argue readers and viewers experience no negative effects from knowing the ending of a story in advance. We asked a few of our friends what they thought–check back regularly today for their responses. This is the silliest defense for […]

My Digital Confession

May 25, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

A recent, controversial  New York Times article by Stanley Fish uses the results of a 2011 psychological study to argue readers and viewers experience no negative effects from knowing the ending of a story in advance. We asked a few of our friends what they thought–check back regularly today for their responses. Oz isn’t real […]