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"The Future Good And Great Of Our Land": Republican Mothers, Female Authors, And Domesticated Literacy In Antebellum New England, Sarah Robbins Dec 2002

"The Future Good And Great Of Our Land": Republican Mothers, Female Authors, And Domesticated Literacy In Antebellum New England, Sarah Robbins

Faculty Publications

In an 1830s review of Lydia Maria Child's Good Wives published in Sarah Hale's Ladies' Magazine, the enthusiastic commentator quoted above sets Child's latest book within a thriving literary culture that values didactic literature. Acknowledging the importance of a genre I call the domestic literacy narrative, the reviewer confidently asserts that "the prevalent rage for reading" promises to promote not only familial but national well-being-promises, that is, if more books like Child's are regularly published to help train women to direct their family's reading and extract from it principles and behaviors consonant with their country ...


Psychoanalysis And Romantic Idealization, Barbara A. Schapiro Oct 2002

Psychoanalysis And Romantic Idealization, Barbara A. Schapiro

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Irish Literary Magazines, Censorship, And The Irish Free State, 1922-1924, William T. O'Malley Jul 2002

Irish Literary Magazines, Censorship, And The Irish Free State, 1922-1924, William T. O'Malley

Technical Services Department Faculty Publications

Text of "Irish Literary Magazines, Censorship, and the Irish Free State, 1922-1924," a paper presented by Professor William T. O'Malley at the conference "Places of Exchange: Magazines, Journals and Newspapers in British and Irish Culture, 1688-1945," University of Glasgow, Scotland, July 25, 2002.


A Meta-Analysis Of The Alcohol Treatment Outcome Literature: 1993 To 2000, Anthony Phillip Tranchita May 2002

A Meta-Analysis Of The Alcohol Treatment Outcome Literature: 1993 To 2000, Anthony Phillip Tranchita

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Alcohol misuse is a very common problem with high financial and personal costs. Treatment requires allocation of limited resources for optimal impact. Responsible decision making in this area should be based upon reasoned weighing of research evidence. Miller and colleagues completed a meta-analytic review of all controlled studies published before 1992 to help clinicians do just that. The coding system they employed examined methodological quality, as well as outcome, to obtain a rankĀ­ordering of treatments that seem to have the most quality research support. The current study attempts to extend this work utilizing the same coding on studies published ...


Sir Shane Leslie And Other Irish Bibliographers, William T. O'Malley Mar 2002

Sir Shane Leslie And Other Irish Bibliographers, William T. O'Malley

Technical Services Department Faculty Publications

Text of a paper entitled "Sir Shane Leslie and Other Irish Bibliographers" presented by Professor William T. O'Malley to the John Russell Bartlett Society, John Carter Brown Library, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island on March 21, 2002. "Observations on the collecting of Irish bibliographical works, using Shane Leslie and some others as our text."


Trading French And Postcolonial Feminisms, Zubeda Jalalzai Jan 2002

Trading French And Postcolonial Feminisms, Zubeda Jalalzai

Faculty Publications

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, in articulating feminist and postcolonial politics, raises issues of importance for both first world and third world feminists as well as enacting some of the very dangers which accompany those tenuous relationships. Spivak's essays, "French Feminism in an International Frame" (1981) and "French Feminism Revisited: Ethics and Politics" (1992), provide a rich arena in which she presents powerful cautions regarding international solidarities and explores the complicated dynamics of ethical relationships on multiple levels, including that between mother and daughter, bourgeois postcolonial feminist and the woman of the "ground," as well as between metropolitan and postcolonial feminists.