When we look at European history through a modern lens, it seems apparent that Western culture has always placed great value on personal achievement. Recent discourse in some historical circles has pointed out the persistently individualistic nature of Western attitudes—many events tied into colonialism, for example, were rooted not only in a desire to better… Continue reading Collectivism and Individualism in European Literature
Author: Kristyn J. Miller
I write romantic comedies with a women's fiction slant as well as the occasional horror or thriller. I grew up in Southern California but these days I'm restoring an old center-chimney colonial in Maine with my husband. I earned my B.A. in literature from University of Redlands and I'm currently in a master's program in history and museum studies at University of New Hampshire. Big fan of antique books, peat bogs, birds, and fuzzy sweaters.