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Fostering Writing Development Of Secondary English Language Learners: Overcoming Fears, Tears, And The Dreaded 5-Paragraph Essay, Susan Adams Sep 2007

Fostering Writing Development Of Secondary English Language Learners: Overcoming Fears, Tears, And The Dreaded 5-Paragraph Essay, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Presentation at the Indiana Teachers of Writing Annual Conference, October 2007.


Solstice, Mitch Wieland Sep 2007

Solstice, Mitch Wieland

Mitch Wieland

No abstract provided.


French Connections, Christine Gelineau (Ed.), Chard Deniord May 2007

French Connections, Christine Gelineau (Ed.), Chard Deniord

Chard deNiord

This anthology began with an innuendo: the unnamed advisor to President George W. Bush who was quoted in the New York Times in 2004 as saying of Massachusetts’ senator John Kerry . . . that Kerry “looks French.” This was not intended as a compliment.

. . . what does it mean to look – or to sound – French . . . or more specifically, Franco-American? Even just thinking casually about this question highlighted the issue . . . for the majority of Americans, if the term itself brought any image to mind, it was likely a red-and-white can of bland spaghetti. . . why is Franco-American so occult an identity in America?

The vision ...


Lord Of The Night. Reading, Linda Niemann Mar 2007

Lord Of The Night. Reading, Linda Niemann

Linda G. Niemann

Reading from "The Lord of the Night."


Divine Order Or Free Will? Getting To The Heart Of Syntax, Janet Holmes Feb 2007

Divine Order Or Free Will? Getting To The Heart Of Syntax, Janet Holmes

Janet A. Holmes

No abstract provided.


The Lord Of The Night, Linda Niemann Feb 2007

The Lord Of The Night, Linda Niemann

Linda G. Niemann

Reading from "The Lord of the Night."


Behind The Lines: War Resistance Poetry On The American Homefront Since 1941, Philip Metres Dec 2006

Behind The Lines: War Resistance Poetry On The American Homefront Since 1941, Philip Metres

Philip Metres

Behind the Lines investigates American war resistance poetry from the Second World War through the Iraq wars. Rather than simply chronicling the genre, Philip Metres argues that this poetry gets to the heart of who is authorized to speak about war and how it can be represented. As such, he explores a largely neglected area of scholarship: the poet’s relationship to dissenting political movements and the nation. In his elegant study, Metres examines the ways in which war resistance is registered not only in terms of its content but also at the level of the lyric. He proposes that ...


Bracelet, Gene Washington Dec 2006

Bracelet, Gene Washington

Gene Washington

ONE ACT PLAY: The lovers, JACK and JILL, have had a falling out. JILL agrees to give him a second chance. When they meet. JACK brings her a gift, a bracelet. JILL is reading a book, Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus. He has had, with the help of his jeweler, "My love, more than yesterday" engraved on one side and, on the other, "My love, less than tomorrow." JILL does not understand the intention of "less than tomorrow"; nor does she accept JACK's interpretation of it. She rejects him and the bracelet. WOMAN, looking for her ...


Song Of The Chamois Hunter, Gene Washington Dec 2006

Song Of The Chamois Hunter, Gene Washington

Gene Washington

This is a response prose/poem to a notice in National Geographic, July 2007: It wasn't the cold or a fall that killed him, scientists say. The Iceman, a Bronze Age hunter whose 5,300-year-old frozen body was discovered in the Alps, was shot through the back with an arrow and likely died in agony.


A Hard Man Is Good To Find, Gene Washington Dec 2006

A Hard Man Is Good To Find, Gene Washington

Gene Washington

A short play. 4 Characters 1 female and 3 males. A pastiche of Hemingway. This play is essentially about female choice, a well-documented phenomenon throughout the animal kingdom. This accounts, in part, for the mix of characters and the effects of their different genders. In order for the qualities that ground JILL’s character (her discontent with JACK, her sensuality, skill with language, etc.), there must be at least two males exhibiting salient “polar” male traits for her to choose between.


American Poetry Now, Ed Ochester (Ed.), Chard Deniord Dec 2006

American Poetry Now, Ed Ochester (Ed.), Chard Deniord

Chard deNiord

American Poetry Now is a comprehensive collection of the best work from the renowned Pitt Poetry Series. Since its inception in 1967, the series has been a vehicle for America's finest contemporary poets. The series list includes Poet Laureate Billy Collins, Toi Derricotte, Denise Duhamel, Lynn Emanuel, Bob Hicok, Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Ted Kooser, Larry Levis, Sharon Olds, Alicia Suskin Ostriker, Virgil Suárez, Afaa Michael Weaver, David Wojahn, Dean Young, and many others.


Haircut, Lydia Copeland Gwyn Dec 2006

Haircut, Lydia Copeland Gwyn

Lydia Copeland Gwyn

Excerpt: She is cutting his hair. The wind is in her curls....


Book Review: The Columbia Guide To American Indian Literatures Of The United States Since 1945, Edited By Eric Cheyfitz. New York: Columbia University Press, Sebastian Braun Dec 2006

Book Review: The Columbia Guide To American Indian Literatures Of The United States Since 1945, Edited By Eric Cheyfitz. New York: Columbia University Press, Sebastian Braun

Sebastian Braun

This newest guide to modern Native American literature is divided in two parts. The first part consists of the editor's introduction to the context of American Indian literatures. The second part has four chapters, one each
providing analysis of literary works in fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction and introducing a selection of authors and works in these categories. As I do not wish to critique the selections of writers, nor the biographies of
the selected authors, this review will focus on the book's overall, theoretical approach to Native literatures which defines the text.


Book Review: Crazy Horse. A Lakota Life, By Kingsley Bray. Norman: University Of Oklahoma Press, Sebastian Braun Dec 2006

Book Review: Crazy Horse. A Lakota Life, By Kingsley Bray. Norman: University Of Oklahoma Press, Sebastian Braun

Sebastian Braun

In the flurry of books on Crazy Horse, yet another text depicting the legendary Lakota's by now mythical life might seem superfluous at best, that is, if it truly is just another larger-than-life fictional biography. Luckily, Bray has written a text that reads as far removed from the usual Crazy Horse literature as possible.


Lines For A Colleague (Frank Slagle, 1947-2006), Frank Pommersheim Dec 2006

Lines For A Colleague (Frank Slagle, 1947-2006), Frank Pommersheim

Frank Pommersheim

No abstract provided.