Eleanor Bourg Nicholson is the author of A Bloody Habit (2018), Brother Wolf (2021, pending), and The Letters of Magdalen Montague (re-publication 2021, pending). The homeschooling mother of a feral brood, she teaches English literature for Homeschool Connections, serves as Director of Religious Education for a Dominican parish, and pursues scholarly projects as time permits. Her writing has appeared in the St. Austin Review, Dappled Things, First Things, the Catholic Thing, the National Catholic Register, and elsewhere. Her husband, Dr. Sam Nicholson, is a philosophy instructor for Homeschool Connections (and he's pretty fabulous in every way). Read more at eleanorbourgnicholson.com
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Additionally: Check out the courses I teach at Homeschool Connections.
Check out My Talks
Literature & the Lame (CHC 2021)
It is all too easy to lament the decline of popular fiction, how ought we actually to deal with high school peers come wielding copies of J. K. Rowling, Stephanie Meyers, or (heaven forbid) E. L. James? Learn practical tools for encouraging appreciation of literature in its most beautiful and its most enjoyable representations, and (from a Gothic novelist) suggestions for negotiating popular novels too!
Raising Virtuous Children in 10 Books (CHC 2020)
How can the study of literature aid in the development of virtue? Let's explore 10 representatives of the English literary canon and consider the rich potential therein for you in your families. Many book suggestions for the high school level provided, built upon classical virtue ethics.