Literary Gulag - Diana E. Sheets


Diana E. Sheets is a Research Scholar in the Departments of English and History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has a Ph.D. in Modern European History from Columbia University with honors in her minor field, Literature and Politics, which she studied with Edward Said. Later, she worked in corporate sales in metro New York before relocating to the Midwest to write fiction.

This is an archive of the essays and other material found in, a blog devoted to literary criticism and political commentary. The essays on hope to demonstrate why fiction must dispense with solipsistic preoccupations of self and love and family and begin examining the world at large.

Additional material by Dr. Sheets may be found here as well.

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