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Classical-Christian Friendship Operating In Western Literature: Oral Traditions To The Apex Of Print Culture, Marc G. Levasseur Jun 2016

Classical-Christian Friendship Operating In Western Literature: Oral Traditions To The Apex Of Print Culture, Marc G. Levasseur

Ph.D. Dissertations (Open Access)

The classical-Christian model of friendship has operated for many centuries from oral traditions and through the age of print. However, technological developments in communication and media rearrange mindscapes. Consequently, values, or, those things that give meaning, can change, such as perceptions of friendship. If one accepts that communication is vital to human relationships, the paradigm for the classical-Christian friendship should operate according to the new vocabulary of expanding communication and media possibilities. This work examines literature and philosophical thought within their historical contexts in order to gauge the operation of the classical-Christian friendship model from the beginning of Western literature ...


The Life Aquatic: Liquid Poetics And The Discourse Of Friendship In The Faerie Queene, Steven Swarbrick Jan 2015

The Life Aquatic: Liquid Poetics And The Discourse Of Friendship In The Faerie Queene, Steven Swarbrick

Publications and Research

From Michel de Montainge’s essay “Of Friendship” to Jacques Derrida’s rearticulation of the former in The Politics of Friendship, scholars both early modern and modern have sought ways to address the fluid co-mixture of bodies from which the discourse of friendship can and does emerge. More recently still, new materialist thinkers of ontology have begun to shift our attention to the ways both human and nonhuman bodies inter-animate in the making of political, interpersonal, and artistic life worlds. Together with these investigations, I argue that an aquacentric account of relation is necessary to think the subject of ...


Review: Wilfred Gordon Mcdonald Partridge, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: Wilfred Gordon Mcdonald Partridge, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Review: The Lion & The Mouse, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: The Lion & The Mouse, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Review: The Berenstain Bears Show God's Love, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: The Berenstain Bears Show God's Love, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

Ages 3-6

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Review: Reaching For The Sun, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong May 2010

Review: Reaching For The Sun, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Review: The Wilderking Trilogy, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Dec 2009

Review: The Wilderking Trilogy, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 41-50, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth Dec 2002

Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 41-50, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth

Scott Abbott

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Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 31-40, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth Dec 2001

Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 31-40, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth

Scott Abbott

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Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 21-30, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth Dec 2000

Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 21-30, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth

Scott Abbott

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Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 11-20, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth Dec 1999

Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 11-20, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth

Scott Abbott

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Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 1-10, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth Dec 1998

Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 1-10, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth

Scott Abbott

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Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 1-10, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth Dec 1998

Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 1-10, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth

Scott Abbott

No abstract provided.