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The Stuff That Dreams Are Made On by Clifton Snider
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it was amazing

Snider is adept at offering a better understanding both of Jungian archetype and of the literature he discusses. I come away from my reading with a desire to explore, to read the pieces I have not read, to think, to discourse and converse. These responses, rather than an unquestioning agreement with everything asserted herein (which is not the case with me), is what makes this a "5-star" book.

Works considered include:
* various with Merlin as subject
* "Tristram of Lyonesse," Swinburne
* The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde
* Orlando (and) The Waves, Virginia Woolf
* The Member of the Wedding (and) Clock Without Hands, Carson McCullers
* Several by W. H. Auden

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Reading Progress

April 2, 2014 – Started Reading
April 2, 2014 – Shelved
May 31, 2014 – Finished Reading

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