Articles tagged sea of poppies

4 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

PopMatters Best of Books 2008: Fiction

Feeling anxious? Here are 23 masterful works of fiction from 2008 that will either underscore your anxiety or help alleviate it through escape into the past and the land of make-believe.

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11 Dec 2008 // 7:59 PM

Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh

The book is drunk with words, phrases both rich with 19th-century sailor-speak and rushing over regional boundaries.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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