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The Black Dot Museum of Political Art

Posted by Jean Smith , 12 June 2012 · 200 views

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Jean Smith in front of her paintings at the opening of The Black Dot Museum of Political Art at Northern in Olympia, Washington, May 2010.


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Mecca Normal (Jean Smith & David Lester) performing at the opening of The Black Dot Museum of Political Art at Northern.

The Black Dot Museum of Political Art returns to Northern in September, 2012. The exhibition will include work by Jean Smith, David Lester and Martin Lewis, the protagonist in Jean Smith's novel The Black Dot Museum of Political Art.

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Open Yale Courses

Posted by Jean Smith , 01 March 2012 · 513 views

Introduction to Theory of Literature

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In this first lecture, Professor Paul Fry explores the course's title in three parts. The relationship between theory and philosophy, the question of what literature is and does, and what constitutes an introduction are interrogated. The professor then situates the emergence of literary theory in the history of modern criticism and, through an analysis of major thinkers such as Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud, provides antecedents for twentieth-century theoretical developments.


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Times Literary Supplement

Posted by Jean Smith , 20 February 2012 · 306 views

A reviewer for the Times Literary Supplement has requested a copy of my yet-to-be-agented novel "The Black Dot Museum of Political Art" when it's published. She read the ten "taster" pages on my FaceBook page. Evidently she's already approached the TLS and they're interested. Crikey.

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