8 Summer Vacation Destinations for Book Lovers

School is out and so is the sun! Summer is finally here, and it’s time to start plotting a travel itinerary for your coveted vacation time. If you’re a bookworm eager to tackle your summer reading list, why not also visit the places that inspired your favorite literary works? From New Orleans to Chicago, we’re…

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19 Insta-Poets You Need to Know

It’s official: we’re living in the “age of the Insta-poet.” The “Insta-poet” is defined as a young poet who publishes verse primarily on social media. With social media’s dominance in our ever-evolving digital world, it’s not surprising to hear that Instagram, alongside various other social media platforms, is contributing to the success of aspiring artists. While…

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12 Female Poets Who’ve Shaped Poetry

It’s important to highlight the extraordinary influence female poets have had on our literary culture. Early codes of feminine behavior did not encourage women to express their personal passions, desires, and reflections through writing. Though women have written poetry for ages, it wasn’t until the first wave of the women’s movement in the twentieth century…

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21 Famous Authors and Their Pen Names

For centuries, writers have created pen names to publish their literary works. Adopting a pseudonym grants writers the ability to conceal their true identity for personal, political, and ethical reasons. Some of our literary world’s most beloved, bestselling authors have formulated their entire careers using alternative identities. Female writers, especially during the 19th century, have…

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The Top Book Each State Needed Help with the Most in 2017

With a new year getting kicked into gear, we figure what better way to move forward than to take a look at where we’ve been? We took a look at the most popular book searches per state in 2017 to determine which books students and readers sought the most help with when they visited eNotes.com. (Interested…

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