UCB Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal

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What Makes an Author?

By: Zsasha Flores Kurt Vonnegut is an author most famous for his novel Slaughterhouse-5, a staple in the postmodern canon. He was a counterculture darling with even the New York Times … Continue reading

December 17, 2013

Finding Hope in the End

By: Zsasha Flores Since the passing of the new millennium, there has been a revival of the dystopian genre. There has not been as high of an output of dystopian … Continue reading

December 2, 2013

The Fiction That Keeps Us Afloat

By: Lia JohnsonSculpture by Bruno Catalano Source: http://green-label.com/art/human-figure-sculptures-bruno-catalano/                I’ve finished reading approximately two non-curricular books on my own since starting college. As a lover … Continue reading

December 1, 2013

The Adults in Children

by Alex Millen There is an anonymous quotation about the power of children’s literature that renders the rest of this article inadequate and unnecessary: ‘Great children’s literature appeals not only … Continue reading

October 8, 2013

Why Reading Makes You Less Racist

By Gianna Albaum you gotta walk outside your life to where the neighborhood changes — Willing to Fight, Ani DiFranco We live in a segregated nation. The percentage of black … Continue reading

February 22, 2013

UCB’s Vagabond – Call for Submissions!

Vagabond Multilingual Journal is now accepting submissions for the Fall 2012 issue. We publish creative writing works written in a foreign language and accompanied by an English translation. If you … Continue reading

October 3, 2012

Shakespeare 101: Dramatic, Not Just Literary, Analysis

by Spencer Tierney Shakespeare is at the heart of the English literary canon—every English major must study him and find the implications of the metaphorical love potion in Midsummer Night’s … Continue reading

October 2, 2012

The Travel Section

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