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Sachs, Emanie (Nahm), 1893-1981 (Sc 2241), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Sachs, Emanie (Nahm), 1893-1981 (Sc 2241), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Letters of Emanie Nahm Sachs, written from New York City and Bowling Green, Kentucky, to John Wilson Townsend, Lexington, Kentucky. Sachs discusses research for her history of Kentucky and comments on Kentucky authors. Includes Sachs's newspaper advertisement soliciting information for her history. Also includes a letter from Townsend's widow regarding donation of the letters.


Morton, David, 1886-1957 (Sc 2232), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Morton, David, 1886-1957 (Sc 2232), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2232. Eighty-six poems by Kentucky poets, copied by hand from the publications in which they were published. The poems were chiefly authored by Elkton, Kentucky native David Morton, but the collection includes works by Kalfus Kurtz Gusling, Anna Blanche McGill, and Robert Burns Wilson.


Sketches At Home And Abroad: A Critical Edition Of Selections From The Writings Of Nathaniel Parker Willis, Jon Miller, Nathaniel Parker Willis 2010 The University of Akron

Sketches At Home And Abroad: A Critical Edition Of Selections From The Writings Of Nathaniel Parker Willis, Jon Miller, Nathaniel Parker Willis

The University of Akron Press Publications

Critics and general readers highly regarded the poetry and prose of Nathaniel Parker Willis (18061867) during the "American Renaissance" of creative literature in the decades before the Civil War. As an editor and frequent contributor to one of the young nation's most successful and elegant literary magazines, The New-York Mirror, Willis achieved an international reputation for his witty and worldly tales and letters.

This new edition collects outstanding examples of Willis's short fiction written at the peak of his abilities. These tales of adventure embellish and improve Willis's own experience as a bachelor adventurer during the 1830s ...


Review: Also Known As Harper, Jennifer Green 2010 Gwinnett County Public Library

Review: Also Known As Harper, Jennifer Green

Georgia Library Quarterly

Review of the middle grade novel "Also Known as Harper," by Ann Haywood Leal.


The Library, Terra Elan McVoy 2010 Kennesaw State University

The Library, Terra Elan Mcvoy

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article presents the poem "The Library," by Terra Elan McVoy. First Line: New York loneliness in my mouth; Last Line: and disappear.


Car Trouble And Other Stories, Adam R. Charpentier 2010 Rhode Island College

Car Trouble And Other Stories, Adam R. Charpentier

Honors Projects Overview

A collection of four short stories which examine the connection between awareness and emotional, psychological, and geographical identity. "Car Trouble" is a first person narrative of a hit & run accident and the events that follow. "Ten More Minutes" follows the recollections of a narrator detailing his admittance into and release from a mental hospital. The protagonist of "Islander" recounts his investigations of his lodgings on Tinian, an island far removed from his past life. "Little Black Dress" chronicles the impact the protagonist's lifestyle choices make on his marriage.


You Gotta Move: Three Short Stories, Lori Freshwater 2010 Rhode Island College

You Gotta Move: Three Short Stories, Lori Freshwater

Honors Projects Overview

A collection of three short stories -- My Daddy Could Have Been Mac Davis, Petrichor, Going to See the Blues -- set in the South. Though thematically tied through the symbolic importance of food and the senses, the stories feature characters of different ages and from very different backgrounds. Nonetheless, all three characters are faced with a point in their lives when they must choose to break free in a search for identity or to remain where they are.


Genre, Database, And The Anatomy Of The Digital Archive, Elizabeth J. Vincelette 2010 Old Dominion University

Genre, Database, And The Anatomy Of The Digital Archive, Elizabeth J. Vincelette

English Theses & Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to define shared characteristics of literary digital archives, specifically to explore how conceptual and structural qualities of such archives express generic qualities. In order to describe digital media such as database or digital archives, scholars resort to metaphors, and this study offers the metaphor of anatomy as a generic inscription with historical and methodological implications. The definition of the anatomy genre draws from Northrop Frye's in Anatomy of Criticism, in which Frye describes how anatomies are characterized by proliferating lists, the mixing of prose and non-prose forms, and self-reflexivity--under the guise of knowledge ...


Kindness: Two Stories, Art Middleton 2010 Rhode Island College

Kindness: Two Stories, Art Middleton

Honors Projects Overview

Presents two stories that, while differing in style, share themes of identity and loss and explore grotesque characters at critical points of change and acceptance in their lives. "I Go There Too" is a bildungsroman piece; "Did I Live" is a work of historical fiction, set in 1865 at the scene of the burning of the Barnum Museum and featuring Anna Swan, the giantess of Nova Scotia.


Y = Mx + B(Eauty), Chris Dollard 2010 Rhode Island College

Y = Mx + B(Eauty), Chris Dollard

Honors Projects Overview

A collection of twenty poems that are thematically concerned with family dynamics and history, childhood, relationships, addiction and rehabilitation, wanderlust, mortality, and the concepts of ugliness and beauty. These motifs and themes are framed by a speaker who is coming of age in contemporary America. While largely informed by the free verse narrative, this collection attempts to form a synthesis of contemporary American poetic styles.


Davis, Anne Pence, 1901-1982 (Sc 2213), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Davis, Anne Pence, 1901-1982 (Sc 2213), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2213. Letter from Anne Pence Davis to Dorothy Edwards Townsend responding to her request for biographical material, probably for inclusion in "Kentucky in American Letters, vol. III, 1913-1975." Includes two news clippings about Davis' book "The Top Hand of Lone Tree Ranch."


Review Of: Owning Up: Privacy, Property, And Belonging In U.S. Women's Life Writing. By Katherine Adams., Laura Laffrado 2010 Western Washington University

Review Of: Owning Up: Privacy, Property, And Belonging In U.S. Women's Life Writing. By Katherine Adams., Laura Laffrado

English Faculty and Staff Publications

In Owning Up: Privacy, Property, and Belonging in U.S. Women’s Life Writing, Katherine Adams sets out to explore “the consequences of imagining human existence in terms of two antagonistic and simultaneous conditions—we are owned, we are not owned— and of incessantly rehearsing the drama of passage between them” (p. 203). Adams is particularly concerned with “how such representations, and the fantasy they project of self-(non)-possession—that is, of self-possession without self-alienation—intersect with questions about democratic freedom and nationhood” (p. 203). Locating her discussion in the culturally unstable period of 1840–90, Adams moves from ...


Crabtree, Julie Anne, B. 1988 (Fa 483), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Crabtree, Julie Anne, B. 1988 (Fa 483), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 483. Folklore material classified by genre. Information collected by Julie Anne Crabtree related to folklore genres for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Waggener, Tom (Fa 491), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Waggener, Tom (Fa 491), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 491. Taped interviews conducted by Tom Waggener about the "Giles House." Includes transcriptions, photographs, and typescripts.


Johnston, Annie Fellows, 1863-1931 (Sc 2163), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Johnston, Annie Fellows, 1863-1931 (Sc 2163), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text of letters (click on Additional Files below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2163. Letters of Annie Fellows Johnston to Ruth Clement in Tokyo, Japan. Johnston responds to Clement's praise of "The Little Colonel" and her gift of a Japanese book, and sends Clement a copy of her story "The Three Weavers."


Watkins, Dianne (Winkler), B. 1941 (Sc 2141), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Watkins, Dianne (Winkler), B. 1941 (Sc 2141), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2141. Oral interviews done with Appalachian writer Verna Mae Slone in which she discusses her life, her family, and her writing. Slone was a dollmaker, quilter, and quintessential storyteller.


Structures Of Urban Poverty In Greg Sarris's Grand Avenue, Reginald B. Dyck 2010 Capital University

Structures Of Urban Poverty In Greg Sarris's Grand Avenue, Reginald B. Dyck

Reginald B Dyck

No abstract provided.


Timeless Feminist Resistance Defying Dominant Discourses In Sor Juana’S“Hombres Necios” And Margaret Atwood’S “A Women’S Issue”, Erin Elizabeth 2010 Emerson Kansas State University Manhattan, Kansas

Timeless Feminist Resistance Defying Dominant Discourses In Sor Juana’S“Hombres Necios” And Margaret Atwood’S “A Women’S Issue”, Erin Elizabeth

The Oswald Review: An International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Criticism in the Discipline of English

No abstract provided.


Back Matter, Tom Mack, Ph.D. 2010 University of South Carolina Aiken

Back Matter, Tom Mack, Ph.D.

The Oswald Review: An International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Criticism in the Discipline of English

No abstract provided.


Front Matter, Tom Mack, Ph.D. 2010 University of South Carolina Aiken

Front Matter, Tom Mack, Ph.D.

The Oswald Review: An International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Criticism in the Discipline of English

No abstract provided.


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