Luiza Lodder is an English major in her final year at Penn State University. She writes music reviews for No Ripcord and enjoys writing essays, poetry, and working as a writing tutor. Born and raised in Brasília, Brazil, Luiza spends most of her time traveling, writing, and reading.
Fun Fact: Jane Austen Wasn't the Only Female Author of Note During Her Time | 9 Feb 2017 // 9:15 PM
Shelley DeWees' sardonic humor buoys the reader through infuriating examples of the misogyny, double standards, and injustice British women authors had to contend with.
Teddy Wayne Gives Readers a Disturbing Glimpse Into the Predatory Side of a Social Outcast | 7 Dec 2016 // 9:15 PM
Thrilling, engrossing, and infuriating, Loner harks back -- in a completely contemporary timbre -- to literary classics that create compelling portraits of repellant characters.
London Calling: Kari Kallionemi Dissects Englishness and Pop Music | 31 Oct 2016 // 9:05 PM
Cultural historian Kari Kallioniemi examines the relationship between pop music and national identity, but only diehard academics will want to wade through his convoluted writing style.