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Bere, Jenny Rose, D. 1987 (Sc 2371), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Bere, Jenny Rose, D. 1987 (Sc 2371), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2371. "Cale Young Rice[:] A Study of His Life and Work" by Jenny Rose Bere, "a dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts," University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1939.


Chaney, Thomas Peyton (Sc 2395), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Chaney, Thomas Peyton (Sc 2395), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2395. "An Analysis of the Poetry of Robert Penn Warren for Oral Interpretation," a thesis presented "in partial fulfillment of the requirements [for the] degree of Master of Arts," Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1966.


Reaves, Gary R. (Sc 2389), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Reaves, Gary R. (Sc 2389), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2389. "The Significance of Time in the Novels of Robert Penn Warren," a thesis presented "in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Arts degree," Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, 1963.


Community Radio:History,Growth,Challenges And Current Status Of It With Special Reference To India, Ratnesh Dwivedi Mr 2010 India Today Group

Community Radio:History,Growth,Challenges And Current Status Of It With Special Reference To India, Ratnesh Dwivedi Mr

Ratnesh Dwivedi

Community radio is a type of radio service that caters to the interests of a certain area, broadcasting content that is popular to a local audience but which may often be overlooked by commercial or mass-media broadcasters. Modern-day community radio stations often serve their listeners by offering a variety of content that is not necessarily provided by the larger commercial radio stations. Community radio outlets may carry news and information programming geared toward the local area, particularly immigrant or minority groups that are poorly served by other major media outlets. Philosophically two distinct approaches to community radio can be discerned ...


Did A Woman Write “The Great American Novel”? Judging Women’S Fiction In The Nineteenth Century And Today, Melissa J. Homestead 2010 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Did A Woman Write “The Great American Novel”? Judging Women’S Fiction In The Nineteenth Century And Today, Melissa J. Homestead

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

In the fall of 2009, as I was preparing to teach a senior capstone course for English majors on the nineteenth-century American novel and questions of literary value and the canon, I went trolling for suggestions of recent secondary readings about canonicity. The response came back loud and clear: “The canon wars are over. We all teach whatever we want to teach, and everything is fine.” My experiences with students suggest that, at least in American literary studies before 1900, the canon wars are not over, or, perhaps, they have entered a new stage. Most of my students had heard ...


Moving Through Fear: A Conversation With Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Jennifer L. Fabbi, Amy L. Johnson 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Moving Through Fear: A Conversation With Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Jennifer L. Fabbi, Amy L. Johnson

Library Faculty Publications

Prior to its release in August 2010, Susan Campbell Bartoletti's newest book, They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group (2010), received an incredibly positive response in the form of starred reviews from School Library Journal, Booklist, Publisher's Weekly, Horn Book, and Kirkus Reviews. Through her impeccable research and ability to weave a compelling story out of the place "where darkness and light smack up against each other" (Bartoletti & Zusak, 2008), she has made it possible for children and young adults to access and understand the horror of the Third Reich in ...


History Of Communication And Its Application In Multicultaral,Multilingual Social System In India Across Ages, Ratnesh Dwivedi Mr 2010 India Today Group

History Of Communication And Its Application In Multicultaral,Multilingual Social System In India Across Ages, Ratnesh Dwivedi Mr

Ratnesh Dwivedi

The history of communication dates back to the earliest signs of cavemen.Communication can range from very subtle processes of exchange, to full conversations and mass communication. Human communication was revolutionized with speech perhaps 200,000 years ago, Symbols were developed about 30,000 years ago and writing about 7,000. On a much shorter scale, there have been major developments in the field of telecommunication in the past few centuries.


The Robert E. Gard Reader : To Change The Face Of America, From Writings By Robert E. Gard, Robert E. Gard, Maryo Gard Gard Ewell, LaMoine MacLaughlin 2010 Northern Lakes Center for the Arts

The Robert E. Gard Reader : To Change The Face Of America, From Writings By Robert E. Gard, Robert E. Gard, Maryo Gard Gard Ewell, Lamoine Maclaughlin

Scholarship Collection

This Reader draws from the works of Robert E. Gard, professor at the University of Wisconsin, Extension. His chief areas of activity were in the theatre arts and in creative writing, with a strong side activity in collecting and publishing the folklore of the state. He established the functional area of arts development under University Extension and remained a specialist in the arts in smaller communities and rural areas.


Poe's Poetry Of The Exotic, Brian Yothers 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Poe's Poetry Of The Exotic, Brian Yothers

Brian Yothers

This essay examines Edgar Allan Poe's poetry in relation to popular nineteenth-century American travel writing. The link takes you to a description of the book on the publisher's website.


Speaking For Americans: Modernist Voices And Political Representation, 1910-1940, Sarah Kerman 2010 University of Pennsylvania

Speaking For Americans: Modernist Voices And Political Representation, 1910-1940, Sarah Kerman

Publicly Accessible Penn Dissertations

In the early twentieth century, a time of massive population shifts from external immigration and internal migration, the question of whose voices would be heard—both politically and aesthetically—became central to American politics and culture, and authors found new and innovative ways of representing those voices on the page. Yet these textual transcriptions of speech and song are typically considered either as nostalgic representations of a folk past, or as exhibits of populations whose language is marked as non-standard. This dissertation argues that vocal production is in fact a progressive and future-oriented force in American modernist texts, and finds ...


Six City: A Novel, Leah Bailly 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Six City: A Novel, Leah Bailly

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

Six City is a 93 000 word voice-driven novel that traverses six countries as it follows its protagonist, a woman known only as S---, after she is reported missing by her family. A lingerie-shop owner and politician's wife, S--- reinvents her identity from Barcelona to Morocco, through Mauritania, Senegal and Mali, and eventually into Sierra Leone. S--- is hotly pursued by a devoted "Following," but when search efforts descend south into sub-Saharan Africa, the Following discovers that S--- has been found dead in the outskirts of Freetown. The result: a massive chase across multiple continents, tracing the steps of ...


A Person Of Interest, Jesse Lepre 2010 Rhode Island College

A Person Of Interest, Jesse Lepre

Master's Theses, Dissertations, Graduate Research and Major Papers Overview

Presents a drama-based screenplay which explores the stereotyping of the modern Italian-American male in contemporary American society.


Burt, John D., B. 1955 (Mss 325), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Burt, John D., B. 1955 (Mss 325), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 325. Proof copy of a book titled "Democracy and Poetry: Robert Penn Warren and the Fate of Inwardness." (365 p.) This manuscript was adapted and later published as "Robert Penn Warren and American Idealism."


Plemmons, Florence Williams (Sc 2286), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Plemmons, Florence Williams (Sc 2286), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2286. Thesis: "Janice Holt Giles: A Bio-Bibliography with Evaluations of the Kentucky Frontier Books as Historical Fiction" written by Florence Williams Pelmmons in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Master of Science degree from the University of Tennessee.


Philips, Emanie Louise (Nahm) Sachs Arling, 1893-1981 (Mss 317), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Philips, Emanie Louise (Nahm) Sachs Arling, 1893-1981 (Mss 317), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 317. Professional correspondence, short stories, book and story manuscripts, author's notes, reviews, and primary and secondary research materials relating to the literary career of Emanie Louise Nahm Philips, a Bowling Green native. Includes some photographs, notices and reviews relating to her work as an artist, family biographical material, and personal correspondence.


Jack Kerouac: Le Sel De La Semaine, Thomas A. Ipri 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Jack Kerouac: Le Sel De La Semaine, Thomas A. Ipri

Library Faculty Publications

In 1967, Jack Kerouac appeared on the French service of the Canadian Broadcasting Service on the program Le Sel de la a Semaine. This Icarus Films release takes a fascinating look at Kerouac’s connection to Quebec where his parents are from. This interview by Fernand Seguin took place just 2 years before Kerouac’s death, making the program all the more poignant.


Bibliography For Work In Travel Studies, Carlo Salzani, Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek 2010 Monash University

Bibliography For Work In Travel Studies, Carlo Salzani, Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek

CLCWeb Library

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Jefferson's "Laws Of Nature": Newtonian Influence And The Dual Valence Of Jurisprudence And Science, Allen P. Mendenhall 2010 Huntingdon College; Faulkner University; Supreme Court of Alabama

Jefferson's "Laws Of Nature": Newtonian Influence And The Dual Valence Of Jurisprudence And Science, Allen P. Mendenhall

Allen Mendenhall

Jefferson appears to have conceived of natural law rather differently from his predecessors - namely, Saint Thomas Aquinas, Richard Hooker, Hugo Grotius, Samuel von Pufendorf, John Locke, and, among others, William Blackstone. This particular pedigree looked to divine decree or moral order to anchor natural law philosophy. But Jefferson’s various writings, most notably the Declaration and Notes on the State of Virginia, champion the thinking of a natural historian, a man who celebrated reason and scientific method, who extolled fact over fancy, material over the immaterial, observation over superstition, and experiment over divine revelation. They reveal, in other words, an ...


Garrison, Samuel W., 1762-1833 (Sc 1216), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Garrison, Samuel W., 1762-1833 (Sc 1216), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1216. Booklet (20 p.) kept by Samuel W. Garrison, Allen County, Kentucky, which includes family genealogical records, a poem titled "The Choice, etc." as well as a note of advice to his children. Also includes some biographical information assembled by the Archivist related to the Garrison family.


‘The Metal Face Of The Age’: Hesiod, Virgil, And The Iron Age On Cold Mountain, Emily A. McDermott 2010 University of Massachusetts Boston

‘The Metal Face Of The Age’: Hesiod, Virgil, And The Iron Age On Cold Mountain, Emily A. Mcdermott

Classics Faculty Publication Series

A prominent theme in Charles Frazier’s Cold Mountain is that redemption from the brutality of war may be achieved by retreat from the “metal face” of the contemporary age and return to a healing agricultural work ethic. In this context, the author makes recurrent reference to the classical topic of the “Golden Age,” a lost paradise on earth. He introduces this topic first as it appeared in Hesiod’s Works and Days, expressive of a profoundly pessimistic view that human history has been one long deterioration. As his protagonist’s physical and psychic homeward journey nears completion, though, he ...


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