Kathleen Constantine

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Kathleen Constantine is an aspiring literary fiction writer. She experiments with short essays and poetry on her website, and is currently working on her first novel.


Strange how the lens we see through at any given time alters our perception. I seem to find plague references everywhere right now, so I've posted a few quotes on my website. This is the third of a Coronavirus series (the first two were poems--just thoughts to capture this crazy time we are living through).

They can all be found here:
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The Flight of the Wild Gander by Joseph Campbell
" Me too, Julie! And Myths to Live By was wonderful as well.

Have to say what originally got me interested, and what is still my favorite, is the lecture
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The Flight of the Wild Gander by Joseph Campbell
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Kathleen is starting The Flight of the Wild Gander: I love Joseph Campbell, and recall devouring The Hero With A Thousand Faces, though it was quite an in-depth study. This one, however, is just too difficult for me right now. It is very academic, and would require much side-research on my part to fill in my lack of knowledge, and I am just not up for that right now.

I don't recommend this as a first Campbell! He can be so accessible in some of his other books.
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Rabbit, Run by John Updike
" I remember really disliking this character, and not wanting to move onto the others after reading this first Rabbit book. But, what your excellent rev ...more "
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Sara is 46% done with David Copperfield: Perhaps the best way to read Dickens is one chapter a day. This has been such an enjoyable read and I have wanted to read more but have resisted.
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A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe
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Milena is 41% done with David Copperfield: It’s in vain, Trot, to recall the past, unless it works some influence upon the present.
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Sisters by Daisy Johnson
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More of Kathleen's books…
James Baldwin
“Don’t let it make you bitter. Try to understand. Try to understand. The world’s already bitter enough, we got to try to be better than the world.”
James Baldwin, Another Country

W. Somerset Maugham
“There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.”
W. Somerset Maugham

Kakuzō Okakura
“Those who cannot feel the littleness of great things in themselves are apt to overlook the greatness of little things in others.”
Okakura Kakuzo

Fernando Pessoa
“Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.”
Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

William Saroyan
“When you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.”
William Saroyan

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