Lauren Matthews

LAUREN MATTHEWS {[email protected]} is an associate professor at Snow College. She is the author of short fiction and nonfiction, articles, essays, reviews, and commentary on everything from how fairy tales are working in television to the pros and cons of various kitchen range hoods.

Karen Anderson’s Excavation of Ghosts Karin Anderson. Before Us Like a Land of Dreams

Articles/Essays – Volume 53, No. 3

Mark 5:9—“My name is Legion: for we are many”—opens Karin Anderson’s masterwork Before Us Like a Land of Dreams. Anderson lyrically pools her ancestral narrative in sweeping loops, eddying history, religion, and landscape. Ghosts speak elusive,…

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